California voters have reaffirmed their support for unions in defeating a provision that would have banned the way labor traditionally raises money to fund political activity.
Controversy is brewing in Sacramento, over the hundreds of thousands of dollars in state funds apparently used to buy tech products for state employees.
Jerry Brown’s proposal mandates that public employees pay at least half the cost of their retirement plans.
The Senate has approved six labor contracts covering more than 50,000 prison guards, engineers, scientists and other state workers.
A federal judge has issued a favorable ruling for gay-rights advocates involving state employees and long-term health care.
Sunday marks the two year anniversary of Governor Schwarzenegger’s first ordering furloughs for state workers, and the unpaid days off have been worked into the upcoming budget, but all of that could change when Governor- Elect Jerry Brown takes office next month. Brown has opposed furlough days.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS)- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s administration has filed a new lawsuit in an attempt to force the state controller to pay California government workers the federal minimum wage.