A ballot measure to cap the pay of El Camino Hospital's top brass at twice what the governor of California earns has been ruled unconstitutional by a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge.Service Employees Union International-United Healthcare Workers West, which represents 1,200 workers at the Mountain View-based hospital, spearheaded the effort to put Measure M on the ballot last November. Voters passed it by a narrow margin, 51.55 percent to 48.45 percent.The measure limited the annual salary and compensation of "executives, managers and administrators" to $350,000, or twice what Gov. Jerry Brown takes home. It stood to affect six employees, including CEO Tomi Ryba, who draws an annual paycheck of $695,000 plus bonuses. .
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