National Guard Welcomes Attention In Wake Of Enlistment Bonus Repayment DemandsThe California National Guard says it welcomes attention to the predicament of nearly 10,000 soldiers ordered to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Lyft Apologizes For Backpedaling On $1,000 Bonuses For New DriversLyft is digging itself out of a public relations mess after angry drivers claim the ride-sharing company failed to deliver a $1,000 bonus advertised to new recruits and those referring them.
Apple's Tim Cook Reels In $6.7 Million Bonus For 2014Apple CEO Tim Cook got a hefty cash bonus that brought his total compensation to $9.2 million last year. That's more than double what he received the previous year, as the company enjoyed a surge in sales and profit fueled by the popularity of its new, over-sized iPhone 6 models.
California State Workers Get $516M In Bonus Pay Many California state employees received a boost this year after complaining of furloughs and salary cuts during the recession, with some of the largest bargaining units agreeing to raises of 2 to 3 percent annually over the next few years.
Berkeley Unified Teachers Getting 1-Percent BonusIn a state that’s plagued with ongoing public education cuts, teachers in the Berkeley Unified School District will get a welcome one-time bonus, according to the Berkeley Board of Education announced.
Martinez Sewer Worker Cashes In $145K In Sick PayIt seems working with Martinez sewage isn’t sickening.
San Jose Retirees Won’t Be Getting Pension Bonus ChecksIt looks like San Jose retirees will not be getting a bonus check this year from the city’s pension program after the city council voted to block those payments.
HP Awards New CEO Whitman With $16.5M Pay PackageHewlett-Packard Co. ushered in Meg Whitman as its CEO with a $16.5 million compensation package. It hinges on whether the former candidate for California governor can lift the stumbling technology company’s stock price during the next two years.
Google's Eric Schmidt Gets Big Raise As Former CEOGoogle CEO Eric Schmidt got a huge raise after he gave up the top job to take on a new role at the company.
Gap CEO Pay Package Up 18 Percent In 2010Gap Inc. Chairman and CEO Glenn Murphy received compensation worth nearly $6 million in 2010, an 18 percent increase from the prior year, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
ConsumerWatch: PG&E Rebate Program Still Hitting SnagsMore then 266,000 San Francisco and San Mateo residents received a $25 pre-paid debit card from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for conserving gas this past December, but some customers are still confused on whether the debit card includes extra fees.
Giants Players Earn $317,631 Postseason BonusA full postseason share on the World Series champion San Francisco Giants was worth $317,631, down from a record $350,030 for the New York Yankees in 2009.