News conference March 31 noon, capitol steps

3-31-15

NEWS ADVISORY

Contact:
Eric Feaver, MEA-MFT President, 442-4250

Montana state employees respond to House majority’s failure to take action on HB 13: state pay plan

WHEN: Tuesday, March 31, 12:00 noon

WHERE: North Capitol steps, Helena

WHAT:
Dismayed at the House majority’s refusal last week to get HB 13, the negotiated state pay plan, to the House floor for debate and vote, Montana state employees will hold a news conference today.

State employee leaders and members from different local unions around the state will hold a brief news conference to talk about what failure to pass the pay plan would mean.

Speakers will include Dave Harris from the Montana State Prison; Rich Aarstad from Montana Historical Society; Lisa Tucker from Dept. of Environmental Quality; and other local leaders/state workers.

WHO: Montana state employee members of MEA-MFT, MPEA, and AFSCME; and supporters.

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