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As state recovers, it's time to reward workers

On July 1, 2009, State of Nevada employees were forced to begin taking four furlough days a month and all merit and longevity pay was suspended. On top of these cuts, our premiums for insurance were raised and our coverage was lowered. Since that time it has only gotten worse with the furlough days cut in half but a 2.5 percent pay cut implemented across the board, ever increasing insurance and retirement rates, and still no raises.

Now the governor wants to finally take us down to one furlough day a month …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Feb 17, 2013 03:35AM Published Feb 17, 2013 03:31AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.