What is the State Personnel Board and What Does it Do?

 The State Personnel Board (SPB) is a government agency established by the state constitution.  The SPB oversees the recruitment and selection of over 200,000 state employees; including: law enforcement, educators, emergency services, and others.  The Board assists state departments by simplifying civil service laws, rules, Learn More …

Not Following Orders? Could Result in Insubordination Allegation

Most people would agree that any form of law enforcement is considered a para-military organization. This is to include all aspects of custody and control wheather it be at the county jail or a state prison. Within such organizations the chain of command is the Learn More …

The Importance of Being Earnest

Recently Goyette & Associates represented a registered nurse who is a member of the California Correctional Supervisors Association and is employed by the Department of Mental Health. She received a Letter of Reprimand because she authorized treatment of a patient in compliance with the specialized Learn More …