On politics in the Golden State
June 23, 2012 | 11:01 am

California’s largest state worker union announced Saturday that it reached a deal with Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration to cut compensation for its members.

The union, SEIU 1000, said salaries will be cut 4.62% for one year starting July 1. Employees will be able to take eight additional hours off per month at their discretion, the union said.

The union also said the state agreed to reduce its ranks of student assistants and retired annuitants, who are workers drawing a pension and a salary at the same time.

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