The State Worker

May 5, 2014 3:47 PM

California’s prison department offers leave cash outs to employees

California prison department officials have invited thousands of employees to cash out up to 20 hours of accrued leave, but correctional officers, who generally have much higher leave balances than most state workers, didn’t get the memo.

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