The State Worker

December 3, 2013 2:28 PM

California prison system hiring 7,000 officers

California’s penal system says it will need to hire thousands of prison guards in the next three years to fill its depleted ranks

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog 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 or 916-321-1043. Twitter: @TheStateWorker.

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