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Spokane’s Salary Review Commission reviews the council and mayor’s salaries every two years. Many, including Council President Breean Beggs, believe they’re due for a raise, and offered blunt assessments of their roles as city council members.
The typical American man needs to work 53 weeks to pay for the basics of middle-class family life, while for a woman who’s the sole breadwinner the number is 66 weeks, according to a new study.
The City Council will vote to override the former Mayor David Condon’s veto of their revisions to the Salary Review Commission.
On Dec. 30, Condon vetoed the City Council’s changes to the law that governs the Salary Review Commission – a board that sets the salaries of the mayor and city council members –dismayed it did not broaden the scope of the commission’s oversight.
More Washington workers would either get a raise or qualify for overtime starting in 2021 under new rules from the state Department of Labor and Industries.
CEO pay in the past four decades has grown 940.3% while the pay of an average worker increased 11.9% over the same time period.
As usual, Mike Leach and Chris Petersen top the annual state employee salaries list.
State agency proposes new salary standards for exempting some workers from overtime pay.
Denver teachers are prepared to walk of the job Monday for the first time in 25 years over an incentive-based pay system they call unpredictable and unfair to experienced educators.
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa and Tampa Bay outfielder Tommy Pham have won their salary arbitration cases. The decisions gave players a 3-1 lead over teams in cases this winter. Correa was awarded a $5 million salary, rather than the $4.25 million offered by the Astros. Pham will get $4.1 million instead of the $3.5 million offered by the Rays.
President Donald Trump has donated his salary from the third-quarter of 2018 to the federal agency that researches alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.
Now that a nearly $1 billion court-approved funding package is being distributed to school districts in the Yakima Valley and the rest of the state, disputes are breaking out over how much should go to pay raises and how much should be spent on programs and services.
A volunteer panel of citizens handed the City Council and its leader raises of 3.5 percent and 6 percent, while keeping the mayor’s salary at $168,000. All are among the most well-paid elected officials in cities of similar size and type of government, according to research conducted by the review group.
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.”
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,...
Starbucks will provide paid sick time to its employees nationwide and give its 150,000 hourly and salaried U.S. workers another wage hike in April, just three months after its regular January pay increase, the company is announcing Wednesday.
A group of Washington State University employees has a solution to balance WSU’s budget: cut administrators’ salaries by up to 30 percent.
It would appear that Kevin Durant’s favorite July pastime is shocking the country. At least for the past year it has been. Uber-talented as he is, KD doesn’t need a ball in his hands to have a major impact on the game.
The Spokane County commissioners addressed Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich’s salary on Tuesday, although they didn’t give him the raise he’s been seeking.
Spin Control does a deep dive into proposed raises for legislators who are looking at a 2 percent bump a year.