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Police on the scene of an armed robbery near a Pepboys in Vallejo on November 20, 2013. The robbery was among several that took place over a four-hour span that night. (CBS)

Vallejo Imposes New Police Contract With Pay Cut, Higher Medical Costs

The 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.

12/17/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown, State Lawmakers To Get Pay Raises

California 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.

06/19/2013

Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders drops back to pass against the Denver Broncos at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on December 6, 2012 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Carson Palmer Reportedly Rejects $3M Pay Cut From Raiders

Ever 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.

03/28/2013

Contra Costa County seal

Contra Costa Saves Millions In Deal With Unions

County 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.

12/14/2011

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Assemblywoman Wants Legislature To Work Part-Time

A Bakersfield lawmaker wants California’s State Legislators to work part time and take a pay cut.

12/10/2011

Contra Costa County Administrator David Twa

Contra Costa Top Officials Take Pay Cut To Close Budget Gap

Top 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.

09/14/2011

An Oakland Fire Dept. engine at the scene of a building fire. (Oakland FD)

Oakland Firefighters Approve Concessions To Help Balance Budget

Oakland 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.

CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011

mailbox

San Jose Mailer Stirs Up Political Controversy

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/13/2011

California State Capitol

Assembly GOP Proposes California Budget With No Tax Increases

Assembly 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/12/2011

San Jose firefighters at fire and gas explosion on Edwards St. 2007 (Craig Allyn Rose)

San Jose Firefighters Hopeful Ahead Of City Council Contract Vote

The 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/21/2011

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