The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration adopted a new anti-nepotism policy on Oct. 27, 2017 after employees complained about the prevalence of family relationships among its 4,000 or so workers.
The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration adopted a new anti-nepotism policy on Oct. 27, 2017 after employees complained about the prevalence of family relationships among its 4,000 or so workers. Rich Pedroncelli AP file photo, 2014
The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration adopted a new anti-nepotism policy on Oct. 27, 2017 after employees complained about the prevalence of family relationships among its 4,000 or so workers. Rich Pedroncelli AP file photo, 2014

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Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

Helping a friend or relative land a job could get state workers punished at this department

October 27, 2017 10:00 AM

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