County Human Resources director says unions’ sensitivity to economy is ‘refreshing’

  • BRILHANTE

About 65% of the county’s $590.8 million operating budget goes for salaries and wages, a figure that could increase as government negotiators undertake what Human Resources Director William Brilhante calls “the perfect storm” of collective bargaining, with contracts for all 10 of the county’s bargaining units ending June 30.