The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

April 21, 2013
The Roundup: California's retired-annuitant state executives

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Many retired California state executives still in high-pay state jobs
Despite the Brown administration's edict last year to sweep out nearly all retirees from the state workforce, more than two dozen departments still use them to fill some of the highest-paying positions in government, according to state data reviewed by The Bee. -The Sacramento Bee

Double dippers on decline in NY government
ALBANY -- The number of state employees collecting both a salary and a pension dropped for the first time in three years, declining by 5 percent between 2011 and 2012, records show.- Ithica Journal

Legislature to consider teacher, state worker pension changes
Legislative proposals to shore up Texas' two largest public pension funds could require teachers and state employees to work years longer than they must today to get full retirement benefits.- Austin American-Statesman

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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 jortiz@sacbee.com.

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