The State Worker

May 21, 2014 6:58 PM

The State Worker: Union contract bargaining clock winding down

It’s crunch time for the two state employee unions holding out for a contract. The unions representing scientists and attorneys want more than Gov. Jerry Brown wants to give. But really, the talks were pretty much settled a long time ago by another union: SEIU Local 1000.

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Jon Ortiz chronicles civil-service life for California state workers

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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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