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A group of Google engineers and other workers announced Monday they have formed a union, creating a rare foothold for the labor movement in the tech industry.
A labor agency in Washington state has announced that it will increase workers' compensation for Amazon fulfillment center employees, deeming the company's centers more hazardous than other types of warehouses.
PORTLAND – A judge on Wednesday ordered a man convicted of fatally stabbing two men who confronted him during a racist rant on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train to pay $12,046 for expenses incurred by some of his victims.
Southwest Airlines will cut pay for nonunion workers in January and says union workers must also accept less pay or face furloughs next year as the pandemic continues to hammer the airline business.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Some current and former employees of a company developing an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota filed a lawsuit claiming they are owed wages and bonuses.
Base salary for the most-senior teachers in Spokane Public Schools will surpass $100,000 annually for the first time, according to a pay scale approved Wednesday night by the district board of directors.
The mayor and members of the Spokane City Council would receive a marginal raise in 2022 under a tentative plan approved on Tuesday.
As usual, Mike Leach and Chris Petersen top the annual state employee salaries list.
Salary commission schedules pay raises for many elected officials.
Seattle Public Schools and its teachers union have reached a tentative contract agreement to avoid a potential strike at the start of the school year.
It’s official: Teachers and school staff in Seattle voted to authorize a strike Tuesday evening. The strike could take effect if negotiations with Seattle Public Schools don’t result in a tentative contract by the first day of school, Sept. 5.
Dissenting voices are necessary for change, and players such as former Washington Husky Kelsey Plum are providing them on the WNBA-NBA wage gap. But when it comes to compensation, we can’t compare males to females for its own sake.
Spokane City Councilwoman Karen Stratton asked to delay until July her latest bill aimed at reining in the hiring, firing and payroll authority of Mayor David Condon.
Hundreds of Kennewick teachers, nurses and other certificated workers rallied and marched Tuesday, saying the school district is getting millions more from the state for their salaries and benefits but isn’t passing it onto them. The educators wore red shirts and carried signs with messages like, “Teachers are role models, not doormats.”
A study by The Associated Press determined the average major league salary on opening day dropped fell 0.9 percent to $4.41 million following an offseason of slashed contracts for many free agents and the decisions to start three highly paid players in the minor leagues. If Philadelphia’s Jake Arrieta, Baltimore’s Alex Cobb and Arizona’s Yasmany Tomas remained in the majors, the average would have been up 0.2 percent to $4.46 million.
The amount was the highest its been in the past five years, which city officials attributed to retirements, labor contract requirements and other demands of the job.
The City Council president said a limit on earnings at four times the median household income of the city was reasonable and would address citizen concerns about the city’s increased salary spending. The proposal is one of several that are part of a legislative package intended to avoid last year’s budget kerfuffle, Stuckart said.
Under legislation that’s headed for final passage in the Senate, the salary for Idaho’s governor would rise 9.5 percent next year, and then stay fixed for the next four years, as would those for all of Idaho’s full-time top officials except one: The Idaho Attorney General,...
Idaho teacher salaries increased by an average of 3.6 percent in 2017-18, the third year of the state’s five-year, $250 million plan to boost teacher pay, reports Idaho EdNews. That’s the largest increase since the passage of the 2015 “career ladder” salary law, according to...
A petition calling on Washington State University to significantly cut its administrators’ salaries was officially delivered to President Kirk Schulz’s office Wednesday night and on Thursday to the Washington State House Higher Education Committee and WSU Board of Regents.