Pelican Bay State Prison dental assistant Tonya Eld recently concluded a 10-year-dispute that stemmed from a confusing contract the state reached in 2007. Now, the state is taking $329 out of her monthly paycheck for the next six years.
Pelican Bay State Prison dental assistant Tonya Eld recently concluded a 10-year-dispute that stemmed from a confusing contract the state reached in 2007. Now, the state is taking $329 out of her monthly paycheck for the next six years. Photo courtesy of Tonya Eld
Pelican Bay State Prison dental assistant Tonya Eld recently concluded a 10-year-dispute that stemmed from a confusing contract the state reached in 2007. Now, the state is taking $329 out of her monthly paycheck for the next six years. Photo courtesy of Tonya Eld

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