Monday, January 31, 2011

Hiring during Gregoire's "hiring freeze"

Gregoire calls it a hiring freeze - hiring 1700 more state employees. Not all are union members.

The Olympian

... The paperwork piles up so quickly, officials justified another hiring exemption just to process the forms. That exemption - one of 39 for the governor and her budget office - allowed OFM to change Duane's position. In her new job, she spends about half her time processing freeze exemptions.

After all, you have to keep hiring during a Gregoire hiring freeze.