The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

July 22, 2009
State schedules SoCal job fair for employees facing layoff

Thumbnail image for 090223 DPA.gifThe Department of Personnel Administration plans a job fair for state workers Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Fairview Developmental Center Auditorium in Costa Mesa. The event is for employees who have received a layoff or SROA notice. Click here for more details about the job fair and how to prepare for it.

DPA set up a similar event at Cal Expo last month. It drew about 1,200 state workers who visited with representatives from 43 departments that had job openings. You can read about that June 11 fair by clicking here.


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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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