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Sunday, October 30, 2011

"Nurse Making $269,810 Demonstrates California Public Worker Overtime Binge"
By Michael B. Marois
October 25, 2011

Excerpts (see news article cited directly above):

  • Jean Keller earned $269,810 last year working as a nurse at a men’s prison on California’s central coast by tripling her regular pay with overtime hours.
  • The extra compensation underscores a broader trend in California, where government workers are paid more than in other states for similar duties. Among them: city managers whose pay is higher than the governor’s, prison doctors who make more than counterparts in other states and Los Angeles firefighters who collect twice the national mean.


  • California's public employees are the new Gilded Class.

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