The State Worker

May 29, 2014 12:00 AM

The State Worker: Ironic twist in Jerry Brown’s contract talks with lawyers

If the state attorneys union wants an eloquent argument for Gov. Jerry Brown to give a substantial pay raise, its negotiators could consult another powerful public official: Attorney General Jerry Brown.

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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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