The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

September 28, 2011
State manufacturer, utilities commission sought hiring OKs

We're approaching the finish line of our project to post hiring request forms submitted by dozens of state departments, agencies, commissions and offices seeking exemptions from Gov. Jerry Brown's executive order. The documents were the foundation for a recent story on how the administration is enforcing Brown's hiring freeze.

110919 begging.JPGClick the following links to download hiring freeze exemptions filed by the Prison Industry Authority, the Public Utilities Commission, the Office of Real Estate Appraisers and the River-Mountains Conservancy. (To see what Parks & Recreation requested, click here.)

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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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