COVID Business: Much-Needed $1/Hour Wage Hike Strains Novato Businesses Struggling To Survive COVID-19It has been two years since the City of Novato approved a series of minimum wage hikes and now, despite the economic disaster brought on by the pandemic, businesses will have to pay more to their employees beginning January 1.
BART Janitor Pulled In $276K Last Year; Others Top $100K In SalaryA watchdog group that tracks what government workers are paid in California suggests that BART and others are handing out overtime pay like it's leftover Halloween candy.
Bay Area Congressman Proposes Higher Taxes For Companies With Skyrocketing CEO PayA Congressman in the San Francisco Bay Area is proposing federal legislation that would tax publicly-owned companies with "excessive" CEO pay more than other companies.
Farm Workers Up For Overtime Pay If Governor Brown Signs BillCalifornia lawmakers are passing dozens of bills in a flurry of end-of-session activity, including full overtime pay for farmworkers, and an overhaul of how we vote in elections.
California Farm Workers Make Push For Overtime PayFarm workers across the state are putting in overtime, but they’re not reaping the benefits in their paychecks, and now there’s a fight within the state legislature to change that.
Equal Pay Advocates Cheer New Massachusetts Law On Salary ConsiderationsMassachusetts has enacted a law that prevents potential employers from using a job candidate’s past salary as a consideration for future compensation.
Before Possible CSU Strike, Report Calls For Higher Faculty PayA key report released Monday calls on the California State University system to give faculty the pay raises they've requested as the two sides prepare for a five-day strike next month if they can't reach an agreement.
Pope Demands Equal Pay For Women, Labels Gender Gap 'Scandal'Pope Francis added his voice Wednesday to the feminist anthem of equal pay for equal work, saying it’s “pure scandal” that women earn less than men for doing the same job.
iPad Slipping, But Apple Still Rocks 1st Quarter Earnings On Growth In ChinaApple cruised passed earnings expectations thanks to hot iPhone demand.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Closing Pay Gaps Between Men, Women At CompanyMany of Salesforce’s 16,000 employees could be getting raises just because they are women after CEO Marc Benioff crunched the numbers and found a disturbing pay gap between men and women.
Netflix Boosts CEO’s Pay 43 Percent After Service Raises Prices, But Still Adds SubscribersNetflix boosted CEO Reed Hastings' pay by 43 percent to $11.1 million last year as the Internet video service raised its prices and still added the most subscribers in its history.
Oakland Protests, Staffing Shortages Send Police Overtime Estimate To $30MOakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.
Apple's Tim Cook Reels In $6.7 Million Bonus For 2014Apple 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.
Sheriff’s Association Alleges Retaliation Threats Against Contra Costa Co. Supervisors In Federal LawsuitThe 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.
Contra Costa Supervisors Vote Down Their Own Proposal To Give Themselves A RaiseContra Costa supervisors swallowed a bitter pill Tuesday in Martinez as they voted to rescind a salary increase that they had approved for themselves in late fall.