Top county officials in Contra Costa have joined other employees in having their salaries and benefits cut to help in closing a projected budget deficit of nearly $46 million.
The state auditor’s office is adding teacher pensions to the list of high-risk issues facing California government.
Legislation to combat wage theft in San Francisco is picking up momentum at the Board of Supervisors.
This week’s passage of the state budget dealt another $150 million blow to the University of California system, which will likely be made up via higher students’ fees. However, that’s not the only looming problem that may require students to dig deeper into their wallets.
Gov. Jerry Brown is ordering state agencies to recover millions of dollars in salary and travel advances that were given to state workers but never repaid.
Chevron Corp. said its top executive made$14 million last year, according to an Associated Press analysis.
Gap Inc. Chairman and CEO Glenn Murphy received compensation worth nearly $6 million in 2010, an 18 percent increase from the prior year, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellini received a 2010 pay package worth $15.5 million, up 8 percent from 2009.
Some lawmakers are making a new push to raise the minimum wage in California, but businesses owners are pushing back.
Despite some labor concessions over the past two years, San Francisco firefighters still make nearly 20 percent more than their counterparts in other parts of the Bay Area, according to city officials.