The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

April 26, 2011
Assembly committee to consider employment bill this morning

The Assembly Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security Committee is scheduled to hear testimony at 11 a.m. today on Assembly Bill 873, a measure sponsored by Controller John Chiang that sets new limits on a relative handful of CalPERS and CalSTRS employees who leave state service for other jobs in the private sector.

You can listen to the hearing here. Scroll down to the PERS committee agenda and click "Listen to the hearing." This recent blog post provides background and links to the bill, which potentially impacts a total of about 120 employees and board members at the two funds.

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Jon Ortiz The Author

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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