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.
In 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.
It seems working with Martinez sewage isn’t sickening.
It 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.
Hewlett-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 CEO Eric Schmidt got a huge raise after he gave up the top job to take on a new role at the company.
Gap 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.
More 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.
A 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.
Google is reminding its 23,300 employees how much they are appreciated by giving them all 10 percent raises next year.