A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Prison Guard Union Approves Pay Raise

Leaders of the union representing most state prison guards have given tentative approval to a two-year contract containing a 4 percent pay raise.


Phil Matier: Deal Lifts Vacation Cap For California Prison Guards

The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office said Tuesday that the average correctional officer already has nearly 19 weeks of accumulated leave time, valued at $600 million.



Brown Seeks Crime Victims’ Help In Passing California Budget

Gov. Jerry Brown is asking groups representing crime victims and state prison guards to help him lobby Republican lawmakers on his proposal.

CBS San Francisco–04/11/2011


California Prison Guards Reach Tentative Contract Deal

A union representing state prison guards reached a tentative contract agreement Tuesday with Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration.

CBS San Francisco–03/15/2011