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Supervisors grant themselves a pay raise, with Madrone dissenting

Supervisors grant themselves a pay raise, with Madrone dissenting

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In what one Humboldt County supervisor described as a “super uncomfortable” action, county supervisors have approved pay raises for themselves.  The base salary for the position of Humboldt County Supervisor got a boost at the Jan. 8 Board of Supervisors meeting.  According to the Transparent California website, county

Union gets raise for IHSS workers

The persistent lobbying of the In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) union has paid off in the form of a 50-cent per hour raise. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a tentative contract agreement with the California United Home Health Care Workers union in a March 12 closed session. The pact still has to be approved

County Invites Renewed IHSS Negotiations

As county In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) workers continue to rally for a wage increase, one supervisor has invited them to return to the negotiating table. The workers’ advocacy for a salary beyond minimum wage has been ongoing and reached a peak with a well-attended rally held outside the county administrative building before the Feb.