Pay Raise

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San Francisco Teachers Union Threaten Strike As Students Head Back To School

San Francisco’s School superintendent and Mayor Ed Lee are expressing cautious optimism about averting a teacher strike. 

08/18/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown (C) is applauded by Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (R) before delivering the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. One month after taking office, Gov. Brown delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the California State legislature. (Sullivan/Getty Images)

Panel Approves 2 Percent Pay Raise For California Lawmakers, Officials

A citizens’ commission has approved 2 percent cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers and statewide officials, including the governor and attorney general.

06/20/2014

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

Phil Matier: California Legislators Are Highest Paid In Nation

A new report by Pew Charitable Trusts shows that California legislators make over $90,000 a year and may still be getting a raise.

05/27/2014

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

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