The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

April 8, 2009
More from constitutional offices about furlough policy

Our inquiries to the seven constitutional offices and the BOE about their furlough policy have yielded more responses. We told you yesterday that Attorney General Jerry Brown's deputy told DOJ employees they won't be furloughed this month. Now here's what ...

Public Instruction Superintendent spokeswoman Tina Woo Jung said: "We're in a holding pattern." No furloughs at the moment.

BOE spokeswoman Anita Gore said that with more litigation pending and SEIU's contract not yet approved by lawmakers, "there's no resolution to this issue." In other words, BOE has not furloughed its people yet.

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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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