SAN JOSÉ, California (August 5, 2016): The Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara issues the following statement:
“The Family Justice Center will save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars and help local families and those with serious mental health and substance abuse issues. It’s unfortunate that it is being used to justify attempts to shut down the Court.
The Family Justice Center is owned by the State of California and its funding has no direct relationship with employee wages.
We are saddened by these efforts to portray the Family Justice Center as a choice between building materials and wages, especially since the Court’s last, best final offer would give a 9.5% net wage increase to employees.”