The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

August 1, 2012
State supervisors poll shows many upset over legislative employee pay raise

The Association of California State Supervisors has conducted an online poll on how state employees feel after hearing that numerous legislative employees, some already making six figures, got raises when other state-employees had 5 percent pay cuts.

The majority, nearly 60 percent, said the pay raises should be taken away. Another approximately 25 percent said a similar incentive program should be started for supervisors and managers.

Around 15 percent said 3 percent raises scheduled for supervisors and managers for July 2013 should instead go into effect now.

The poll can currently be viewed on the ACSS's homepage.

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