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Hiring Freeze

San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

San Jose Councilman’s Proposed Firefighter Hiring Freeze Angers Fire Chief

A proposal by a San Jose city councilman to freeze firefighter hiring until the firefighter union accepts a reduced pension benefit has sent shock waves though the fire department and drawn the ire of its outgoing chief.

06/25/2013

San Francisco Muni Metro light rail train car at Folsom Street station (AP)

San Francisco Muni Operating Under Severe Lack Of Train Operators

San Francisco Muni is struggling with a shortage of light rail drivers and passengers are starting to feel the effects, but the transit agency has said that help is on the way.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/05/2011

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Orders State Government Hiring Freeze

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday ordered a state government hiring freeze amid California’s $26.6 billion fiscal crisis.

KPIX 5–02/15/2011