The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

January 29, 2009
Read Marlette's final furlough ruling

July 27, 2009 note: The link to the Marlette decision has been repaired. Thanks to blog user J for making us aware of the break.

Superior Court Judge Patrick Marlette has released his final ruling from today's furlough hearing. We expect that union lawyers are already digesting it and preparing to appeal the decision as soon as Friday morning.

Here's the link to the Marlette decision. We're working on a story for tomorrow's cyber/fiber Bee, and we'll be blogging as events unfold.

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column 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 (916) 321-1043 and at


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