What You Need To Know About Veteran And Spouse BenefitsAegis deeply appreciates our veterans – we have had a member of the original Band of Brothers with us, as well as many men and women service members in each of our communities. As part of our appreciation, we make sure to help our veterans and their spouses access all of the benefits that are available to them. Did you know that if your father served in the military, he and his spouse may be entitled to benefits to fund long-term care? This can be an amazing help for seniors who have served our country and now need to take advantage of assisted living. Read on to find out more.
Apple Security Guards Get Hired As Full-Time EmployeesApple is agreeing to hire many of its security guards as full-time employees, giving them many of the same benefits that other Apple workers enjoy, like health insurance and retirement benefits.
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East Bay Fire Chief Says $380,000 In Salary, Benefits Is ‘Outrageous,’ Wants Department EliminatedChief Charles Hanley of the Rodeo-Hercules Fire District made about $177,000 a year in salary. But including retirement benefits, his total compensation comes out to roughly $380,000.
Older Americans, Still Saddled With Student Debt, Find Social Security Benefits At RiskAn estimated 2 million Americans age 60 and older who are still carrying student debt and learning too late that their Social Security benefits could be in jeopardy.
New BART Contract Includes 15% Raise, Higher Benefit CostsThe tentative contract that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike includes a 15 percent raise over four years but also increased worker contributions toward their health insurance and pensions.
CalPERS To Post Data Of 500,000 Pensioners OnlineThe nation's largest public pension fund announced Monday that it will post data online about nearly half a million pensioners in an effort to be transparent.
BART GM Says Ex-Official's Pay Deserves ReviewThe top administrator for the Bay Area Rapid Transit System says her predecessor’s pay of $330,000 last year despite not working a single day warrants a review.
San Jose, Police Union Reach Pension AgreementThe city of San Jose and its police union have reached an agreement that will reduce pensions for new officers and ends a dispute over efforts to reduce costly retirement benefits.