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January 18, 2013
The Roundup: Raley's strike leader named to CalPERS board; CA legislators will look at CalPERS pay program

The Roundup: Raley's strike leader named to CalPERS board; CA legislators will look at CalPERS pay program

Storified by Jon Ortiz· Fri, Jan 18 2013 10:00:00

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Leader of strike against Raley's named to CalPERS governing board - The Sacramento BeeOne of the leaders of the recent strike against Raley's has been named to the CalPERS governing board. The newest board member is Ron Lin...
Lawmakers say they will probe dual jobs of California state workers - The Sacramento BeeLawmakers promised Thursday to investigate revelations that California's largest public pension fund has paid some salaried managers extr...
Capitol Alert: Dan Walters Daily: CalPERS revelations feed cynicism - sacbee.comWhat You Should Know About Comments on is happy to provide a forum for reader interaction, discussion, feedback and...
Union accuses administration of aiming cuts at employees, not contractorsThe Obama administration is favoring contractors over federal workers in its strategy for confronting threatened across-the-board budget ...
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TALLAHASSEE: Florida Supreme Court upholds law requiring state workers to contribute 3 percent of pay to state pension plan - Florida - MiamiHerald.comIn a major victory for Gov. Rick Scott, the Florida Supreme Court narrowly ruled against state workers and allowed the state to retain th...
State unions seeking pay raises from Hassan | New Hampshire NEWS06Diana Lacey, president of the State Employees Association, which represents about 90 percent of the Executive Branch employees whose cont...
Sandoval calls for relief to hard-hit state workersGov. Brian Sandoval's proposed Nevada budget for the next two fiscal years includes partial restoration of cuts made to state worker pay ...

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