State Employees Ratify New Contract

Tallahassee – This week, state employees that are part of the AFSCME Florida bargaining unit voted 99.5% in favor of a new three-year master contract. Voting took place on Wednesday and Thursday across 25 ratification locations around the state. The contract will be effect until June 30, 2020.

“This contract represents a real investment in our state's future by investing in those that make it happen through their dedication and hard work,” said AFSCME Florida executive director Andy Madtes. “State employees have taken a big step forward for their careers and their communities and I applaud them for turning months of organizing and unity into real results.”