State Units Ratify Contract Provisions

On November 4, 2019, the SEIU Local 517M Election Tally Committee met to count and certify the ratification election results.

The results showed overwhelming support for the recently negotiated agreements with the following approval percentages:

Human Services Support – 98.4%

Scientific and Engineering – 98.4%

Technical – 98.9%

Voter turnout was strong with over 40% of the voting membership submitting votes.

“Voting is one of the basic rights and privileges of union membership and it was great to see so many members taking an active part in the workings of their union”, stated SEIU Local 517M President Joey Combs.

On December 4th, the union ratified agreements will go before the Civil Service Commission for final approval.

To learn more about the bargained contracts, please click here.

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