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Poll: What does Sherles v. SEIU Local 1000 mean?

Published: Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 - 9:46 am

You’ve read the column and maybe even perused the court records in the sexual harassment lawsuit state worker Mechelle Sherles brought against her union, SEIU Local 1000. You know the judge in the case ruled that Sherles couldn’t hold the local responsible as her employer because, as a state worker on union paid leave, she wasn’t a union employee.

Now you can take our poll and express your thoughts about the case in the comments section below (if you’re certified to use The Bee’s system), or jump over to The State Worker community Facebook page and leave a few thoughts.

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at (916) 321-1043 and at jortiz@sacbee.com.

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