The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

May 21, 2010
A.M. Reading: Calif. Supreme Court takes furlough case

The state Supreme Court has decided to review CASE v. Schwarzenegger, using its authority to take cases even when no one formally asks it to do so.

We have a story in today's Bee that you can read here. And this link opens a State Worker blog post with background details.

We'll write more today about this new twist in the epic furlough fight between Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state employee unions. Stay tuned.

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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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