California union protests reduction in health benefits

More than 30 court reporters and their supporters protested in front of Orange County Superior Court, according to an article posted on the Voice of OC, based in Orange County, Calif, on Nov. 16. According to the article, their hours were reduced from full-time (40 hours) to 35 hours, effectively making them part-time workers who were eligible for lower health benefits.

According to the article, the court reporters said they had suggested other ways to save money, but those ideas were rejected by the court’s leaders.

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