The State Worker

January 24, 2014

Column Extra: Read the SCOTUS arguments over payments to unions

This week’s State Worker column takes a look at Harris v. Quinn, a U.S. Supreme Court case with implications for government employees nationwide.

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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.