Vallejo Imposes New Police Contract With Pay Cut, Higher Medical CostsThe head of the Vallejo police officers union says he is disappointed the City Council unanimously approved a contract with police employees, that includes a five percent pay cut and requires active and retired police employees to pay more for their health care.
Gov. Brown, State Lawmakers To Get Pay RaisesCalifornia lawmakers will get a pay raise of nearly $5,000 this year while the governor will see an increase of nearly $9,000 after a citizens’ panel voted Wednesday to restore some of the cuts it made during the recession.
Carson Palmer Reportedly Rejects $3M Pay Cut From RaidersEver since Carson Palmer came out of his semi-retirement to accept a trade to the Raiders, his tenure in Oakland has been filled with more disappointments than triumphs.
Contra Costa Saves Millions In Deal With UnionsCounty negotiators in Contra Costa have reached a last minute deal with a coalition of five employee unions that’s expected to save the county millions of dollars.
California Assemblywoman Wants Legislature To Work Part-TimeA Bakersfield lawmaker wants California’s State Legislators to work part time and take a pay cut.
Contra Costa Top Officials Take Pay Cut To Close Budget GapTop county officials in Contra Costa have joined other employees in having their salaries and benefits cut to help in closing a projected budget deficit of nearly $46 million.
Oakland Firefighters Approve Concessions To Help Balance BudgetOakland firefighters voted by a margin of more than two-to-one to take a pay cut and make other concessions, their union president said Friday.
San Jose Mailer Stirs Up Political ControversyThere 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.
Assembly GOP Proposes California Budget With No Tax IncreasesAssembly Republicans released a proposal that seeks to bridge the state’s $15.4 billion deficit in part by making deeper cuts to the poor and asking state workers to take another pay cut equal to 15 percent of their salaries.
San Jose Firefighters Hopeful Ahead Of City Council Contract VoteThe outcome of the council's vote was by no means guaranteed, after one councilmember threw a bit of a curveball in the negotiations late last week.
San Jose Firefighters Reach Tentative Deal With CityThe city's 647 firefighters are expected to ratify the deal over the weekend. The City Council is expected to approve it on Tuesday.