With less than a week until the election for governor of Kentucky, Republican David Williams has released a series of pledges regarding the management of state government, which the GOP nominee says put him in contrast to Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear. Among the assurances is a promise that Williams will not furlough state workers, which… Continue reading Williams Unveils Management Policies for State Government
Unions representing more than half of Kentucky’s 32,000 state workers are complaining about furloughs announced last week by Gov. Steve Beshear.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh With gas prices soaring, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is encouraging state employees, when possible, to consider adopting a four-day workweek. He says the option has been available for several years, but is used by fewer than two percent of state workers. “We want to aggressively expand that use, where… Continue reading Beshear Encourages Shorter Workweek For Govt. Employees