The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

March 25, 2010
Departments affected by the Roesch ruling

By our count (and with the help of eagle-eyed State Worker blog users), there are 68 departments named in the three furlough lawsuits at the heart of Wednesday's furlough stay ruling by Judge Frank Roesch.

Click here for SEIU Local 1000's latest list, which it says it will update as appropriate.

In this letter to members, CASE lists 60 departments.

Click the following link to see for the 68 furlough-exempt departments we've counted. If we've missed one, please shoot an e-mail our way and include a PDF of or a link to the court document that shows the excluded department is part of the "special fund" group.

Air Resources Board
Arts Council
Attorney General's Office
Business, Transportation and Housing Agency
Coastal Conservancy
Conservation Corps; Utilities Commission
Controller's Office
Debt Investment Advisory Commission
Debt Limit Allocation Committee
Department of Real Estate
Department of Aging
Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs
Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Department of Boating and Waterways
Department of Community Services and Development
Department of Conservation
Department of Consumer Affairs
Department of Corporations
Department of Financial Institutions
Department of Fish and Game
Department of Food and Agriculture
Department of General Services
Department of Health Care Services
Department of Housing and Community Development
Department of Industrial Relations
Department of Managed Health Care
Department of Motor Vehicles
Department of Parks and Recreation
Department of Personnel Administration
Department of Pesticide Regulation
Department of Public Health
Department of Rehabilitation
Department of Social Services
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Department of Transportation
Department of Water Resources
Developmental Disabilities Council
Earthquake Authority
Employment Development Department
Energy Commission
Gambling Control Commission
Governor's Office of Planning and Research
Health Facilities Financing Authority
Highway Patrol
Horse Racing Board
Housing Finance Agency
Insurance Commissioner's Office
Integrated Waste Management Board
Labor and Workforce Development Agency
Lottery Commission
Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board
Office of Administrative Hearings
Pilot Commissioners Board
Postsecondary Education Commission
Public Employees' Retirement System
Real Estate Appraiser's Office
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
School Finance Authority
Tahoe Conservancy
Tax Credit Allocation Committee
Teacher Credentialing Commission
Teachers' Retirement System
Transportation Commission
Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board
Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board
Water Resources Control Board
Wildlife Conservation Board
Workers Compensation Division

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