Caught on camera: State worker fired for dangerous restraint of teenage girl
Security-camera footage from the Iowa Juvenile Home shows a state worker dragging a 17-year-old girl out of a chair and pinning her, doubled over, to the floor where he holds her for eight minutes in a position that can cause asphyxiation. - Des Moines Register
Many labor contracts unfinished, state says
Nearly 6,000 state employees still have contracts being negotiated, now that the state's Department of Administrative Services has reached tentative agreements with its two largest unions. - Statesman Journal
Top public pension earner sues Vernon after CalPERS cuts his benefit
The man who was granted California's biggest public pension isn't giving it up without a fight. - Los Angeles Times
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