The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

May 10, 2010
Appellate court date set for Gilb v. Chiang

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Gavel.jpg Sacramento's 3rd District Court of Appeal has set June 21 at 9:30 a.m. to hear arguments in Gilb v. Chiang.

The case involves a lawsuit filed by former DPA chief Dave Gilb to force Controller John Chiang's compliance with administration pay letters that ordered state worker pay withheld to the federal minimum until a budget deal was reached.

Long after the budget impasse that prompted the order ended, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley sided with the administration. You can click here for our earlier reporting about the case with a timeline of events and strong> links to court documents.

Scroll to the bottom of this linked page to read the appellate court's hearing announcement. We'll write more about the proceeding as the date gets closer.

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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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