The State Worker

January 10, 2014

Jerry Brown’s budget projects slight growth in California state workforce

California’s state workforce will grow oh-so-slightly in the coming fiscal year, according to projections in the 2014-15 budget released by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, while total salary costs will grow an estimated 1.5 percent.

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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.