Monterey faces the prospect of bargaining with court employees in order to make up for the cuts that the court will face this year.
Facing a $1.3million reduction in an already diminished budget, Monterey County Superior Court officials will begin talks next week with union leaders representing 165 employees.
Court spokeswoman Nona Medina said the court hopes to identify ways to make the necessary cuts without eliminating jobs. Among the options are work furloughs, pay cuts and a reduction in court-service hours.
My heart goes out to Monterey workers.
We (AFSCME) are awaiting an invite for talks here in LA and it won’t’ be good.