Program: KQED Radio’s Forum with Michael Krasny
Episode: Furlough Fight
Original Air Date: January 6, 2009
Furlough FightOn New Year’s Eve, a California judge blocked furloughs for tens of thousands of state workers, saying that Governor Schwarzenegger abused his discretion with the furlough plan. We look at how the increased prevalence of worker furloughs in California is impacting workers and employers in the both public and private sectors.
- Aaron McLear, press secretary for Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
- David Levine, chair of the Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business
- John Sullivan, professor of management at San Francisco State University
- Nancy Vogel, principal consultant for the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes