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Pay Raise

A pedestrian walks by a Gap store on February 7, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco-Based Gap Inc. To Raise Minimum Wage For Its Lowest-Paid U.S. Workers

San Francisco-based Gap Inc. announced on Wednesday that they’re raising minimum wage for its lowest-paid workers in the U.S. Workers will receive at least $9 this year and that increase will go to $10 in 2015.

02/19/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: California’s Lawmakers Get A Pay Raise

California state lawmakers are receiving more in their pay checks, as a raise went into effect on Monday. The California Citizens Compensation Commission approved the increase of more than five percent back in June.

12/02/2013

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State Lawmakers Getting A Raise

California lawmakers and statewide elected officials will have a little extra cash in their pockets this holiday season, as their paychecks rise by more than 5 percent starting Sunday.

11/29/2013

AC Transit Bus

Progress Reported In AC Transit Labor Talks Aimed At Averting Strike

Officials with the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) said they were making progress Tuesday in ongoing contract talks with the union representing its bus operators and other workers.

08/06/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Wins Arbitration Battle Against Police Union

On Thursday, retired judge John A. Flaherty formally declined to restore the 10% cut in wages imposed on police officers in 2011, as San Jose was struggling to balance its budget amidst a struggling economy.

07/12/2013

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

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

Phil Matier: Brown Demonstrates Political Savvy With Unions Over Pay Raise

The union representing 95,000 state employees have reached a tentative contract agreement that includes a 4.5 percent pay raise over a two-year period, but the governor will decide exactly when they get it.

06/18/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

SJ Approves Pay Raises For Police; Councilman Says It’s Not Enough

The San Jose City Council approved budget on Tuesday aimed at rebuilding services with a focus on public safety—a big concern in the city where the crime rate is rising and the police staff is declining.

06/12/2013

San Jose City Hall

San Jose City Council Declines 5 Percent Pay Raise

The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to reject a proposed five percent pay raise for councilmembers.

05/14/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Labor Talks Underway Between BART, Two Largest Unions

The workers’ four-year contract expires June 30. The union leaders, representing mostly train operators and station agents, say their workers deserve pay raises.

04/02/2013

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