The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

September 26, 2013
The Roundup: Ohio's IT win; NH payroll snafu; Iowa ordered to reimburse state travel costs

HA_newspapers3808.JPGThe State Worker: Lessons from Ohio's state tech project
Ask John Conomy the key ingredient for a successful government technology project and he'll give you one word: "Fear." - The Sacramento Bee

State workers say payroll software causing problems
CONCORD, N.H. --State workers are complaining about payroll software that they say keeps screwing up their checks. - WMUR

Iowa Ordered To Refund State Workers' Meals
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa is in the process of reimbursing public employees for meals dating back to 2011 after an arbitrator ruled that Gov. Terry Branstad's administration improperly slashed the travel allowances. - AP/KCRG

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Jon Ortiz The Author

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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