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Nick Woodman (C), founder and CEO of GoPro celebrates during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman Declared Highest Paid Executive In U.S.

Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of San Mateo-based camera maker GoPro, has been declared the highest paid executive in the Bloomberg Pay Index after receiving 4.5 million shares valued at $284.5 million.

04/16/2015

The 30-year-old, who said he wants to confront income inequality in America, has slashed his own salary and raised the minimum salary at his company to $70,000. (CBS News)

Seattle CEO Cuts His Own Pay To Give Workers $70,000 Minimum Wage Amid Fight Over Income Inequality

While fast food workers across the country and San Francisco are demanding restaurant chains pay them a $28,000 yearly salary, one Seattle CEO is taking matters into his own hands to fight income inequality.

04/15/2015

Office workers cross a busy intersection. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images)

Women Earning More Than Men In Some East Bay Cities

Women are out-earning men in a few East Bay cities, according to a new study.

04/09/2015

Ellen Pao

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Bans Salary Negotiations To Equalize Pay For Men, Women

After losing a sex-discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley last week, Ellen Pao continues on her crusade to bring gender equality to the tech world, but this time with a focus on her home turf.

04/08/2015

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Closing The Pay Gap: Women Ask For $7,000 Less When Negotiating For Themselves

With International Women’s Day just around the corner, Jill Schlesinger has tips for women to close the pay gap.

03/06/2015

San Francisco schools' Superintendent Richard Carranza. (CBS)

San Francisco School District Approves $65,000 Raise For Superintendent, Teachers Lament

The school board voted unanimously to approve a 25 percent raise over three years for Superintendent Richard Carranza, a move drawing criticism from teachers.

02/12/2015

Children at a school in San Bruno. (CBS)

San Bruno School Teachers Seek First Raise In Years, May Get Pay Cut Instead

Teachers in a Bay Area school district are pushing for their first pay raise in years. But they may just get the opposite instead.

02/03/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook shows off the new iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple is expected to unveil the new iPhone 6 and wearble tech.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple’s Tim Cook Reels In $6.7 Million Bonus For 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook got a hefty cash bonus that brought his total compensation to $9.2 million last year. That’s more than double what he received the previous year, as the company enjoyed a surge in sales and profit fueled by the popularity of its new, over-sized iPhone 6 models.

01/22/2015

Contra Costa County seal

Sheriff’s Association Alleges Retaliation Threats Against Contra Costa Co. Supervisors In Federal Lawsuit

The Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff’s Association is filing a federal lawsuit against county supervisors for alleged threats of retaliation they made in relation to a controversial pay raise the supervisors have since rescinded for themselves.

01/20/2015

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New Survey Reveals Who’s Most Satisfied With Their Jobs

A new survey measuring success of college graduate goes beyond dollars and cents to measure job satisfaction. Jill Schlesinger has more on why the career you pick is just as important as the salary.

01/16/2015

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