Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger took his first shot at closing California’s impending $20 billion budget gap on Friday ...
Mr. Schwarzenegger also proposed ending the furloughs for state workers, which were begun last year by the administration and were overturned in part in court battles waged by some unions. In their place, the governor said that he would like to see 5 percent pay reductions across the board, and that he wanted state employees to contribute an additional 5 percent toward their retirement costs.
Jan 9, 2010
California May End Furloughs Of State Employees Who Make Disability Determinations For Social Security
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