The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

August 26, 2009
Amador and San Joaquin hit hard in Corrections' new layoff plans

The State Worker reported Monday that the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation had issued 1,300 new layoff notices to staff statewide following recent budget cuts. That was in addition to the 3,665 it handed out in May.

Department of Corrections press secretary Seth Unger has given us an update on the county-by-county breakdown of the new layoff notices issued, and corrections offices in Amador and San Joaquin were hit hard. Find the breakdown, by county and number of notices issued, after the jump:

San Bernardino - 467
Amador - 319
San Joaquin - 302
Los Angeles - 168
Ventura - 80
Sacramento - 42
Madera - 3
Fresno - 2
Kings - 1

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