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State workers carpool in state vehicles while on the job; such as DOC and DSHS workers going out in the field. Instead of every employee taking a state care alone, should do it in pairs or more to save on gas, car repairs, time/money spent on employees out alone.
State gambling, slots, video game gambling should be created. There is a reason other states do this, because it makes the state MONEY! There is no reason the state doesn't start this!
I suggest you take the popular ideas on this board and USE THEM. I hate to think that all these ideas are just a way for the State to make the public think we have a voice but no plan to utilize these great ideas. So use the ideas that are popular and make sense!
Hire part time/on call staff for institutions to save money in overtime. At places like DOC prisons, DSHS institutions, Wester/Easter, and SCC staff get overtime, a lot at some places. From what I understand, SCC staff, RRC positions get overtime a lot, making sometimes double their yearly salary. The on call/part time positions were laid off/fired, which only created more opportunity for overtime. By hiring part ...more »
Stop paying employees for travel time before they are even at work. Example, Often Managers, staff, Clincal travel to a destination, such as SCC and get paid to sit on a ferry. The staff check into their office in the morning, travel to the ferry while getting paid. They should be housed at the site, and/or they don't get paid until they are at the work site and doing the work. Other SCC employees dont get paid to ...more »
Close down extra buildings within state goverment-DSHS, DOC, etc. For example. DSHS and other State agency rents multiple buildings across the state for offices, etc-an example is in Steilacoom there is a large building, called the white house, that has only a few employees of SCC managment and houses the Superintendent of SCC, and other managers as well as holds meetings, etc. The Special Commitment Center, SCC, has ...more »