The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

July 26, 2013
The Roundup: Audit questions CSU employee's travel; WI raises debated; NC bill changes personnel laws

HA_newspapers3808.JPGCSU audit finds excessive travel expenses by risk management employee
An internal audit by California State University reveals a pattern of questionable travel expenses by one employee in the university's risk management division, including a tour of a giraffe center in Kenya, excessive lodging costs at hotels in London and Tel Aviv and brief overnight stays in San Francisco, St. Louis and New York City that left no time for conducting business in those cities. - The Sacramento Bee

Lawmaker upset raise won't cover all state workers
A Wisconsin Democratic lawmaker wants a 1 percent pay raise for state workers applied to everyone, including those who are still covered by unions. - Associated Press

Changes to state workers rules, health care law near passage
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Gov. Pat McCrory will have more latitude to hire and fire state employees under a bill that will soon be headed to his desk. - WRAL.com

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