Over the past five budget years, furloughs reduced state employee compensation costs by about $5 billion in exchange for giving state employees additional time off. This report examines whether state employees took this additional time off—or whether, after accounting for changes in use of vacation and other time, they worked about as many days as they did before. We find that (1) state workers used most of their furlough days, but decreased their use of vacation and annual leave days, and (2) state leave liabilities and payments to separating employees are now at historic levels.
[PDF] MOU Fiscal Analysis: Bargaining Units 6 and 13Report Mar 25, 2011
[PDF] MOU Fiscal Analysis Bargaining Unit 7 (Protective Services and Public Safety)Report Mar 16, 2011
[PDF] MOU Fiscal Analysis: Bargaining Unit 2 (Attorneys, Administrative Law Judges, and Hearing Officers)