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BART Directors Vote To Give Raises To General Manager, Top Executives

BART directors voted unanimously Thursday to give raises totaling about 3.7 percent this year to General Manager Grace Crunican and other top officials at the transit agency.

04/10/2014

US President Barack Obama shops for clothing for his family alongside store employee Susan Panariello (R) during a visit to a Gap clothing store in New York City, March 11, 2014, to highlight his proposal to raise the federal minimum wage. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Visits NY Gap Store, Touts SF Company For Raising Minimum Wage

President Barack Obama made a brief stop Tuesday to browse the sweaters at a midtown New York Gap store to show support for the chain’s decision to increase wages for U.S. employees to a minimum of $10 an hour by next year. Obama wants Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, but lawmakers have resisted.

03/12/2014

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Gap Between Rich And Poor Much Larger In SF, Oakland Than In San Jose

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.

02/25/2014

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California State Workers Get $516M In Bonus Pay

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.

11/08/2013

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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

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Moms Now Breadwinners In 40% Of U.S. Homes; California Among Best States For Mothers

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.

05/29/2013

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San Jose City Council Declines 5 Percent Pay Raise

The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to reject a proposed five percent pay raise for councilmembers.

05/14/2013

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

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San Francisco Police Chief Set To Become Highest-Paid In Nation

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.

08/24/2012

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