Stories about Maine State Employees Association

 
ANALYSIS

Experts: LePage justified in declaring civil emergency

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 10, 2013, at 2:01 p.m.
LePage said his central motivation for proclaiming a civil emergency was to protect the 2,700 state employees whose salaries are supported by federal dollars.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage, Maine state employees union reach contract agreement that includes raises

By Mark LaFlamme, Sun Journal on July 03, 2013, at 10:24 p.m.

Maine State Employees Association uses finance chief’s statements to push for raises

By Christopher Cousins on March 05, 2013, at 7:20 p.m.

Federal judge grants class action status to state retirees’ lawsuit

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 25, 2012, at 3:04 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage (right) speaks to a crowd at Nokomis High School in Newport during a town hall meeting on Thursday, April 26, 2012. Department of Transportation Commissioner David Bernhardt looks on.

LePage stirs ruckus after calling state workers ‘corrupt’

By Eric Russell on April 27, 2012, at 1:11 p.m.

Senate passes bill that repeals union rights of independent child care providers

By Eric Russell on April 05, 2012, at 5:35 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage bill would end collective bargaining for child care businesses

By Eric Russell on March 27, 2012, at 11:20 a.m.

Waldo County classified employees lost union

By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 23, 2011, at 7:22 p.m.
POLL QUESTION

Maine labor leaders call 2011 ‘best of times, worst of times’

By Matt Wickenheiser on Sept. 04, 2011, at 8:08 p.m.
CONTRIBUTORS

Saving taxpayer money at center of contract negotiations

By John McGough on June 27, 2011, at 9:01 p.m.

Study: Most state workers don’t make more than their private counterparts

By Douglas Rooks, Sun Journal on April 24, 2011, at 10:38 p.m.

Following state employees, teachers to protest LePage’s proposed cuts

The Associated Press on March 04, 2011, at 10:32 a.m.
Proponents of Maine Gov. Paul LePage's proposals to change the pension system gathered in the Hall of Flags at the State House in Augusta, Maine, on Wednesday, March 2, 2011.

LePage budget draws fire from state workers, retirees

By Kevin Miller on March 02, 2011, at 12:38 p.m.
POLITICS
Dorothy Eaton (center) of Augusta talks with Cathy Green (left) of Winslow and Betty Wilkins (right) of Hallowell, all state workers, during a rally at the State House in Augusta, Maine, on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. Union members upset with the  governor's  proposals to change the pension system gathered at the State House.

Union supporters, foes spar over LePage’s budget

The Associated Press on March 02, 2011, at 11:53 a.m.

State workers union questions Maine Heritage Policy Center e-mail solicitation

The Associated Press on Feb. 25, 2011, at 2:51 p.m.

Contract talks to begin for Maine state workers

The Associated Press on Feb. 09, 2011, at 6 a.m.