The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

June 11, 2009
Job fair today at Cal Expo

The Department of Personnel Administration is hosting a job fair today at Cal Expo for state workers who have received a layoff or an SROA notice. It runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. DPA expects about 60 departments will attend.

If you're facing layoff and the the whole thing is overwhelming, give serious thought to attending a 90-minute seminar at the Cal Expo Grandstand that starts at 9:30 a.m. It's intended to explain the SROA process and to give you tips on successfully competing for your next job. Click here for the PDF flier that gives more details.

Click here to see our earlier post on the event. And DPA has several links for more information that you can view by clicking this link.

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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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