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The Riverside City Council voted Tuesday, Dec. 3, on a new contract with workers represented by the Service Employees International Union

December 03, 2013; 09:12 PM

Riverside officials got one new contract with city workers squared away Tuesday, Dec. 3, but negotiations are far from over — and may get tougher.

The City Council approved a contract with about 800 employees represented by the Service Employees International Union Local 721, the first group to the bargaining table this year. The three-year pact will cost the city $2.1 million and gives all SEIU members raises of 1 percent.

To read story by Alicia Robinson in The Press-Enterpise, click here.