Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay $415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs.
Study Finds It Would Take More Than 30 Years For Teachers In San Francisco And Oakland To Reach $75,000 Salary
The 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.
Westfield Valley Fair Mall Straddles Minimum Wage Laws On Both Sides Of San Jose – Santa Clara Border
Businesses at the Westfield Valley Fair Mall which straddles the San Jose – Santa Clara border are finding out workers are gravitating toward businesses on the San Jose side because of differences in each city’s minimum wage.
A citizens’ commission has approved 2 percent cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers and statewide officials, including the governor and attorney general.
ESPN the Magazine’s list of the 25 best-paid athletes in sports lists no Barry Zito, Barry Bonds or even a Buster Posey. As in previous years, many of the highly-compensated don’t even play one of the four major American sports. Eight of the top 25 income earners come from the worlds of boxing, soccer or Formula One.
Many are having to move to other rising culinary markets to work on their craft, due to the high cost-of-living and low pay here in the Bay Area.
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.
For the second time in four months, California State University faculty are being asked to vote on a possible statewide strike.
Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group says it has raised wages by up to 25 percent for its Chinese workers who assemble electronic gadgets for Apple Inc. and other global brands.
A state senator has proposed capping the pay of California State University campus presidents and holding their salary negotiations in public.