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Patrick wants union givebacks

Approved raises, but fiscal forecast worsens

By Andrea Estes and Matt Viser
Globe Staff / May 8, 2009

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Governor Deval Patrick in recent weeks approved state union contracts that grant 7 percent raises to tens of thousands of employees over the next three years, but, with the ink barely dry, the deteriorating economic forecast has already forced him to seek concessions. (Full article: 902 words)

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