Kittitas County WA Commission weighs opening its labor-contract talks to the public

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September 29, 2017 2:16 PM
Kittitas County commissioners are considering opening up union negotiations to the public.
 
The proposal follows a request made by the Freedom Foundation in June.
 
Under the Washington Open Public Meetings Act, all public agencies — including cities and counties — must make their meetings accessible to the public. The act exempts labor negotiations from open public meetings requirements, and talks with unions usually aren’t open to the public. Read more...