Stories tagged: Pay Raises
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 7:33 a.m.
Employees upset about Spokane County commissioners’ pay raises
Spokane County employees aren’t happy about pay raises recently given to the county’s elected leaders, but some hope the raises will come in handy during this year’s contract negotiations.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 6:34 a.m.
Vancouver salary petition qualifies for ballot
The hefty pay raises Vancouver’s Salary Review Commission awarded the mayor and city council could go on the chopping block.
Sun., Sept. 15, 2013
New EWU contract eases pay inequities
SEATTLE – When students come back to school at Eastern Washington University later this month, they may be taught by a very happy professor who just got a big raise. …
Thu., July 5, 2012
Gregoire upset about WWU faculty raises
SEATTLE – Gov. Chris Gregoire isn’t happy about Western Washington University’s new faculty contract that includes raises and other pay increases of more than 13 percent over three years for …
Sun., Jan. 16, 2011
Pay raises lag in public sector
An analysis of recent wage increases shows that the pay of many local government workers is rising slightly slower than the rate of workers in the private sector. From 2002 …
Wed., Oct. 13, 2010, 9:10 p.m.
Teachers union protests administrative pay raises
Hundreds of Spokane Public Schools employees sent a message to the school board Wednesday night: “We’re angry.” Union members packed the board of directors meeting to express disappointment the elected …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010
Proposed contract gives raises to union workers at hospitals
Unionized health care workers will continue voting today on a new contract that would award pay raises of at least 3 percent at Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital and …
Wed., May 12, 2010
Hearing will address council salary freeze
The Spokane Salary Review Commission is recommending a freeze in City Council salaries.
Sun., April 4, 2010
Idaho lawmakers slashed spending, assailed federal initiatives
BOISE – Idaho lawmakers’ session this year was one of slash and bash – slashing deeply into state budgets for everything from schools to health care while passing measure after …
Sat., March 27, 2010
Elected officials’ pay stirs debate
BOISE – Plans to give Idaho’s top state elected officials raises over the next four years are scooting through the state Legislature – but not without protest, as lawmakers also …
Thu., Jan. 22, 2009
Doug Clark: Layoffs plus raises equals funny math
Reading that hefty automatic pay raises have been handed to some of our highest paid Spokane County officials made me realize that the newspaper is still the best delivery system …