The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

May 20, 2009
Still no layoff details from the Schwarzenegger administration

The Department of Personnel Administration hasn't yet released the breakdown of the 5,000 layoffs, and it may not have the numbers today, spokeswoman Lynelle Jolley said this morning.

DPA has to take the disparate reports from the departments affected, unify the data and then break it down by department, job class, geography and bargaining unit, then deliver the info to the unions.

We'll post the data as soon as we get it, but it may be a while.

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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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