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(CBS)

California State Workers Get $516M In Bonus Pay

Many California state employees received a boost this year after complaining of furloughs and salary cuts during the recession, with some of the largest bargaining units agreeing to raises of 2 to 3 percent annually over the next few years.

11/08/2013

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

Furloughs Possible At Lawrence Livermore Lab If Shutdown Continues

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Bay Area-based national research institutions face a nearly total closure this week if the partial federal government shutdown continues.

10/14/2013

Park ranger Betty Reed Soskin (right) being interviewed by KPIX 5's Ann Notarangelo. Soskin works at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond and is the nation's oldest full-time park ranger. (CBS)

92-Year-Old Richmond Park Ranger Furloughed Due To Shutdown

A 92-year-old Bay Area woman who is the nation’s oldest full-time national park ranger said Friday she’s surprised that she has joined the ranks of those currently out of work due to the ongoing U.S. government shutdown.

10/05/2013

Popcorn (credit: Chow.com)

AMC Theatres Offers Free Popcorn To Federal Employees During Shutdown

In wake of the U.S. government shutdown, the movie theater chain is giving away a small popcorn to employees out on furlough…

10/02/2013

NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View (NASA)

NASA Ames Staff Would Be Hit Hard By Government Shutdown

Only 3% of NASA employees in highly select positions would be allowed to stay on the job – for example those involved with the International Space Station – or those involved in jobs deemed necessary for safety and security.

09/30/2013

(CBS)

California State Workers To Get Raises In Proposed Deal

California’s largest public employee union says it has reached a tentative agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown on a new three-year contract that includes raises for 95,000 state workers.

06/11/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Passengers Facing Delays Over Air Traffic Controller Cuts

Some fliers headed to Los Angeles International Airport, and other destinations were met with long delays on the first day of staffing cuts for air traffic controllers because of government spending reductions.

04/22/2013

Furloughed California Workers

California Worker Furloughs Increase State’s Long-Term Costs

The state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.

03/14/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Issues Furloughs For 11,000 State Workers

California Gov. Jerry Brown has issued a furlough order for more than 11,000 state workers whose unions have yet to reach a deal for a 5 percent wage cut.

07/11/2012

Artist rendering of the Oakland Control Tower (Oakland International airport website)

Oakland Airport Construction Workers Could Return Soon To Job Site

With the end of the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration last week, work is expected to resume on hundreds of airport construction projects across the country, including a new control tower at Oakland International Airport.

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