Judge denies Schwarzenegger bid to compel pay cuts
Reuters / Marianne Russ, Jim Christie, C. Nomiyama
19-Jul-2010 (one comment)

A California judge on Friday denied Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's attempt to force State Controller John Chiang to process pay cuts to the federal minimum wage for some 200,000 state employees.

Schwarzenegger earlier this month ordered the pay cuts amid a stalemate in talks for balancing the state budget, which requires closing a $19 billion shortfall. Chiang balked at implementing the order, saying it raised legal problems and the state's payroll system could not accomplish it.





by yolanda on

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