Pope Demands Equal Pay For Women, Labels Gender Gap 'Scandal'Pope Francis added his voice Wednesday to the feminist anthem of equal pay for equal work, saying it’s “pure scandal” that women earn less than men for doing the same job.
iPad Slipping, But Apple Still Rocks 1st Quarter Earnings On Growth In ChinaApple cruised passed earnings expectations thanks to hot iPhone demand.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Closing Pay Gaps Between Men, Women At CompanyMany of Salesforce’s 16,000 employees could be getting raises just because they are women after CEO Marc Benioff crunched the numbers and found a disturbing pay gap between men and women.
Netflix Boosts CEO’s Pay 43 Percent After Service Raises Prices, But Still Adds SubscribersNetflix boosted CEO Reed Hastings' pay by 43 percent to $11.1 million last year as the Internet video service raised its prices and still added the most subscribers in its history.
Oakland Protests, Staffing Shortages Send Police Overtime Estimate To $30MOakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.
Apple's Tim Cook Reels In $6.7 Million Bonus For 2014Apple CEO Tim Cook got a hefty cash bonus that brought his total compensation to $9.2 million last year. That's more than double what he received the previous year, as the company enjoyed a surge in sales and profit fueled by the popularity of its new, over-sized iPhone 6 models.
Sheriff’s Association Alleges Retaliation Threats Against Contra Costa Co. Supervisors In Federal LawsuitThe Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff’s Association is filing a federal lawsuit against county supervisors for alleged threats of retaliation they made in relation to a controversial pay raise the supervisors have since rescinded for themselves.
Contra Costa Supervisors Vote Down Their Own Proposal To Give Themselves A RaiseContra Costa supervisors swallowed a bitter pill Tuesday in Martinez as they voted to rescind a salary increase that they had approved for themselves in late fall.
'Living Wage' Requirement Approved For Companies, Non-Profits With Santa Clara County ContractsThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved its first-ever resolution to require companies and nonprofits with county contracts to pay a living wage as of July 1.
Study Finds It Would Take More Than 30 Years For Teachers In San Francisco And Oakland To Reach $75,000 SalaryThe report by the National Council on Teacher Quality looks at how much teachers make and how long it takes them to max out on their salary.
San Francisco Teachers’ Union Reaches Tentative Contract With School DistrictSan Francisco Unified School District announced a tentative agreement for a three-year contract with the teachers' union on Tuesday that would include a 12-percent, retroactive raise across the board.
San Francisco's Yank Sing Restaurant Settles For $4.25M With Workers Over Labor Practices, Stolen WagesYank Sing has won all the major awards, but there was a dark side to this family-owned, Zagat and Michelin rated restaurant.