A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. headquarters in Cupertino. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Product Manufacturer Agrees to Raise Wages

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.


San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Phil Matier: Bill To Cap Cal State University Salaries Taps Popular Anger

A state senator has proposed capping the pay of California State University campus presidents and holding their salary negotiations in public.


San Francisco Muni Metro light rail train car at Folsom Street station (AP)

San Francisco Muni, Drivers Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Muni operators will be voting next week on a tentative agreement that is expected to save the financially-strapped agency millions annually.


San Francisco Muni

SF Muni Union Defends Right To Strike If Necessary

Leaders of San Francisco Muni’s transit operators’ union on Tuesday defended their right to strike if labor negotiations break down with the agency.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011

Muni Bus

San Francisco Muni Drivers Threatening Illegal Strike

The union representing San Francisco’s bus drivers and train operators is threatening to strike, even though their existing contract prohibits it.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/18/2011

California Controller Wants Increased Transparency After Bell Scandal

More than a dozen state agencies paid some of their top executives more than $300,000 in 2009. That information comes as part of an ambitious effort by the state controller to make government employee compensation public after last year’s scandal in Bell.


Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema (Contra Costa Board of Supervisors)

Contra Costa Supervisors Expect Tough Year

Contra Costa County supervisors said there will be some “extremely serious” economic issues that they’ll have to tackle this year.


A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Gives Top Execs 30 Percent Pay Bump

Google Inc. has given its top executives a 30 percent salary bump, bigger than the 10 percent raise it gave its rank-and-file this week.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/12/2010

Brown to Investigate Outrageous Salaries in CA Town

California’s attorney general says he’s subpoenaed hundreds of records from a Los Angeles suburb he’s investigating for sky-high salaries earned by its leaders.


Federal Survey Shows Bay Area Workers Highest Paid in U.S. in 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS) – Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.