UC Berkeley Study Looks At California Prison Guards Stunning Suicide RateCorrectional Officer Scott Jones kissed his wife goodbye on July 8, 2011, and headed off to a maximum-security prison in the remote high desert of northeastern California. He never came home.
California Prison Guard Union Approves Pay RaiseLeaders of the union representing most state prison guards have given tentative approval to a two-year contract containing a 4 percent pay raise.
Gov. Brown Signs Contracts With 6 State UnionsGovernor Jerry Brown on Monday signed legislation to enact labor contracts for more than 50,000 prison guards, attorneys, engineers and other state workers that are expected to save more than $300 million a year.
California State Senate Approves Contracts For 6 UnionsThe Senate has approved six labor contracts covering more than 50,000 prison guards, engineers, scientists and other state workers.
Phil Matier: Deal Lifts Vacation Cap For California Prison GuardsThe 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.