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Teton County Set To End 5-Year Pay Freeze
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Teton County government workers will likely get their first raise in five years in 2013. County commissioners set aside $300,000 in the budget to pay for raises but they wanted to review sales tax collections before moving ahead with them. The Associated Press  repor…
Wyoming City Officials Meet In Laramie
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Hundreds of municipal employees and elected officials from around the state are in Laramie this week for the Wyoming Association of Municipalities convention. WAM Director of Communications and Training Ginger Newman says those attending the convention will be offered a v…
Wyo., Colo. Grocery Workers Ratify Contract Deal
DENVER (AP) — Unionized grocery store workers in Colorado and Wyoming have approved a two-year contract extension. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 7 represents 15,000 workers in the two states. It says the two-year deal, announced Wednesday, will allow its members to keep q…
Wyoming Hires 7 Workplace Safety Employees
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has hired seven employees to do workplace safety checks with new funding from state lawmakers. The director of the Department of Workforce Services, Joan Evans, told the Associated Press that the new employees will work under the state branch of the Occupational Sa…
State Ed Super Wants Background Checks
CHEYENNE, WYO. — State Superintendent of Public Education Cindy Hill is seeking to require background checks for employees in her department. John Masters, lawyer for Hill, said the department is considering background checks through the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation for perhaps …