An audit of Oakland’s workers’ compensation program finds city employees accepted $23,000 in inappropriate gifts from a contractor during two training summits in 2007 and 2008.
Many city employees said they refuse to accept any more cuts to their benefits or pay after making those concessions during the recession.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved tax relief and reimbursements for city employees with same-sex partners.
Twenty-three protesters were detained following a rally and march in San Francisco Wednesday that called on top city officials to forgo pay raises they are set to receive later this year.
Hundreds of San Francisco city employees created traffic delays at a busy intersection when they rallied against corporate tax breaks.
KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at the year-end tally of city labor costs including some astronomical overtime figures being doled out.
San Jose lawmakers have voted to keep indefinitely offsetting the pay cuts that city employees would otherwise take whey they are called up as military reservists.
The San Jose City Council is planning to audit a program that’s led to frustration and anger among city employees who serve as active-duty military reservists.
There was no immediate comment from the union behind the mailer, but other city employee unions have subsequently been quoted as saying the do not want to be “lumped in” with this.
The city has proposed a plan to pay $6 million to creditors in an attempt to come out of bankruptcy.