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California Workers Told to Work Without Pay

January 9, 2010
News10 ABC
1/9/2010

Editor’s note: There’s a word for this. It’s called slavery.

Watch the video here …..

There’s a lot of grumbling among employees around the headquarters for the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

For almost a year, they’ve had Fridays off as part of a plan to save money for financially strapped California.

But the days off have also created a mess — a huge backlog of DMV records, drivers licenses and identification cards.

DMV spokesman Mike Marando said DMV officials tried to reduce the workload by allowing employees to volunteer to work overtime on Saturdays.

“We had them come in on three particular Saturdays in December, December 5, 12 and 19,” Marando said.

Apparently it wasn’t enough.

The story continues …..

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