Union Pleased With Proposed Raise

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Union Pleased With Proposed Raise

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard included a three percent pay raise for state employees in his budget proposal.

South Dakota State Employees Organization Executive Director Eric Olilla (oh-lee-la) says it continues a good trend…


This is the third year of a pay increase following several years of pay freezes due to the recession.


Olilla says they have not yet seen financial details of what their insurance costs will be…


Olilla says they were disappointed that an eight million dollar wellness plan the Governor proposed last year was rejected by legislators. He says they would like to try another version in the next session…

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