A superior court judge dealt San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's pension overhaul campaign another setback on Thursday, rebuffing Reed's request to have the ballot initiative's title and summary rewritten.
A legislative audit committee on Wednesday commissioned an audit of the Board of Equalization headquarters that will consider a range of options for the troubled building and the 2,000 or so employee who work there.
A Modesto lawmaker has pulled back her call for an audit of a 6-month-old California state computer system that has slowed down the process for licensing nursing school graduates since going online last fall.
Our news story in today’s fiber/cyber Bee highlights a $1 million jury verdict in a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit brought against the Department of State Hospitals, the chief psychologist of Napa State Hospital and two other employees there.
Now that Julie Chapman has abruptly retired, Thursdays State Worker column will ask this question: What kind of person should Gov. Jerry Brown pick to lead his Department of Human Resources? Were curious what you think. Take our poll (click here, if your dont see the question below). The (highly unscientific) results could show up in in the column ...
We’re getting a lot of reaction from state employees and retirees about our column on departments looking more closely at the minimum qualifications for employees transferring between similar jobs. If you missed the column, read it here and then take our poll, embedded below (and available here for mobile users):
Our State Worker column this week highlights how the government is going to more carefully scrutinize employee transfers in light of a recent Personnel Board ruling that says, in sum, that minimum qualifications for jobs exist for a reason.
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The union representing several thousand University of California employees on Tuesday announced it will strike from March 3 to March 7.
Our weekly State Worker column takes a look at some of the pluses and minuses of governments self-service business model. Give the column a read, then take our poll. (Mobile platform users can participate via this link.)