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A man works inside of a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Signs Bill Creating New $10 California Minimum Wage

The legislation signed Wednesday will raise the current minimum of $8 an hour to $9 on July 1, 2014, and then to $10 on Jan. 1, 2016.

09/25/2013

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Santa Clara Grand Jury Says School District Overpaid Its Employees Over $1 Million In Last 10 Years

A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Gury The Alum Rock has found that the Alum Rock Union School District paid many of its teachers and administrators, including new and short-term employees, more than required by its contracts and rules— a practice that has cost more than $1 million over the last 10 years.

07/26/2013

Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Medical Credit Cards Can Cause Financial Headaches

Can’t pay your vet, dentist or doctor bill? More and more health care providers are now offering patients third-party financing in the form of a medical credit card. But consumer advocates warn the cards can have painful consequences.

06/21/2013

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Most Cal State University Campuses Now Charging A Fee To Graduate

Graduating students at more than a dozen California public universities will have to hand over money before they are handed their diplomas.

05/13/2013

San Jose City Hall

5 Percent Raise Expected For SJ Mayor And City Council

San Jose City Council’s Salary Setting Commission votes Wednesday night to possibly grant Mayor Chuck Reed and the City Council itself pay raises.

04/18/2013

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Debate Reducing Pay For Many New Hires

Although the dicey issue of pay equity, sometimes called comparable pay for comparable work, will ultimately be decided in contract negotiations, labor leaders and city negotiators debated the policy’s merits at a Board of Supervisors committee hearing on Wednesday.

03/07/2013

Jeremy Tyler #3 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a dunk against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on April 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Deal 2 Reserves In Trade Deadline Salary Dump Move

The Golden State Warriors traded forward Jeremy Tyler to Atlanta and guard Charles Jenkins to Philadelphia in separate salary-slashing deals Thursday to get under the NBA’s luxury tax.

02/21/2013

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

Phil Matier: Hundreds Of San Francisco City Workers Make More Than Governor

More than 500 San Francisco city workers made more than Governor Jerry Brown last year and almost 200 of them made in excess of $200,000.

02/20/2013

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Suit Seeks Overtime For Answering Calls, Scanning Emails After Hours

Does scanning emails and answering calls from bosses on your smartphone after hours constitute work that should be compensated? A lawsuit winding its way through federal court in Chicago says that it does.

02/07/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police, City Officials Butting Heads Over Pay

The San Jose Police Officers Association is asking for a 16 percent raise over the next three years, in part to keep officers in the department.

02/06/2013

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