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It comes as no surprise that San Francisco and Oakland are top 10 among major United States cities for the earning gap between the haves and have-nots. However, you may be surprised to hear that San Jose ranks much lower among the 50 largest cities on income disparity, according to a Brookings Institute report.
Many California state employees received a boost this year after complaining of furloughs and salary cuts during the recession, with some of the largest bargaining units agreeing to raises of 2 to 3 percent annually over the next few years.
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.
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.
While most of these families are headed by single mothers, a growing number are married mothers who bring in more income than their husbands, according to a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center.
The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to reject a proposed five percent pay raise for councilmembers.
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.
San Francisco’s Chief of Police is about to get a significant bump in pay; one that will distinguish him as the highest paid police chief in the nation.
Contra Costa County workers were rallying throughout the county Tuesday to protest what they call unjust treatment and to demand fair wages and benefits.
SACRAMENTO (KCBS) – Several officials Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed to state boards and commissions simultaneously collect a salary and a public pension, despite the governor’s campaign promise to end so-called double dipping. Those political […]