state workers wearing their now familiar purple t-shirts rallied under
a scorching noon-time sun at the state personnel board on August 7, and
Stood Up for State Services.
SPB was holding hearings later in the afternoon on two resolutions submitted
by our Union: (1) End delegated testing and restore
centralized testing to SPB and (2) Provide full funding for the SPB and
the Dept. of Fair Employment & Housing (DFEH) in order for these agencies
to fulfill their statutory duties to maintain fairness and integrity in
building (left) is located several blocks from the state capitol (right).
Following a placard waving and chanting march about the front of SPB,
activists heard a series of impassioned speakers address the issues of
unfair hiring and rampant discrimination in state service before returning
to their work sites
No action was taken by SPB in response to our union's resolutions.
up state workers...stand up!'