Stories tagged: salary
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 5:55 p.m.
State agency proposes new salary standards for exempting some workers from overtime pay.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
President Donald Trump has donated his salary from the third-quarter of 2018 to the federal agency that researches alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
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 …
Fri., June 1, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
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 …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
President Donald Trump is donating the first three months of his salary to the National Park Service.
Sun., May 1, 2016
My life would be simpler if I could just forward emails and voicemails that ford the morality moat and take a battering ram to my beliefs.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 7:46 a.m.
Several Vancouver city councilors on Monday said they would either decline the hefty pay recently allotted by the city Salary Review Commission or donate the extra pay to charity.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 6:52 a.m.
The city of Vancouver’s salary review commission adopted an ordinance by a 3-2 vote Wednesday setting the mayor and city council’s dramatically higher salaries for 2017-18.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
British energy producer BP has suffered a revolt by shareholders who objected Thursday to increasing Chief Executive Bob Dudley’s pay package by 20 percent after profit plunged last year.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
McDonald’s is planning some big raises for its top brass, according to a filing late Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Thu., Dec. 31, 2015
Washington State Patrol is finding it difficult to recruit and retain troopers.
Tue., May 19, 2015
Half the top 12 earners in Spokane County government last year were women, with Medical Examiner Sally Aiken taking in the largest base salary at more than $197,000. While income …
UPDATED: Tue., May 12, 2015, 4:46 p.m.
Former Commissioner Bonnie Mager wants the state to investigate the process used to pick Commissioner Todd Mielke as the front-runner for the Spokane County chief executive job. Mager delivered a …
Sun., Nov. 9, 2014
The largest bargaining unit of Spokane County employees will soon ask for their first cost-of-living pay increase in four years. That request will come amid a dwindling budget and uncertainty …
Wed., Aug. 21, 2013
Did you know our mayor is paid more than the mayor of Mobile, Ala.? A lot more. The mayor’s salary of $169,000 is nearly twice the salary of the mayor …
Fri., June 14, 2013
Occasionally, we hear from the business community about the wonders of the business climate in Idaho. Usually, though, those praising the Gem State’s business-friendliness don’t point out that one of …
Tue., April 24, 2012
The next Spokane Public Schools superintendent is expected to be paid about $17,000 more than the current district leader. The school board plans to approve Shelley Redinger’s contract at Wednesday’s …
Fri., Feb. 3, 2012
Spokane Mayor David Condon will hold his salary at $100,000 this year as promised, despite the recent controversy over his predecessor’s pay. But he said he will review his options …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2012
Former Mayor Mary Verner says she will not receive the $140,000 in back pay she requested in her final days in office. Verner told KHQ-TV that she received a “determination …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2011, 5:29 p.m.
Washington state has the second-most teachers in the nation who earned national board certification this year.
Sun., Feb. 15, 1998
The New York Yankees avoided arbitration and solidified their good relationship with Andy Pettitte on Saturday by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $3.75 million, a record salary for a …
Thu., Feb. 12, 1998
A big chunk of Gov. Phil Batt’s new budget spending plan fell into place Wednesday as the Legislature gave final approval of his $21 million pay increase for state workers. …
Wed., Jan. 21, 1998
WSU, Price Move Closer To A New Deal Athletic Director, Football Coach Cram Talks Into Travel Schedules
Mike Price and Rick Dickson, separated by whirlwind schedules since Washington State’s appearance in the Rose Bowl three weeks ago, have moved closer to an agreement that will make Price …
Thu., Dec. 4, 1997
The University of Idaho will use an unexpected $573,000 windfall to give employees a one-time bonus. At the same time, university officials say they may ask departments to cut another …
Tue., Dec. 2, 1997
Pay Talks Leave Cops With Bad Feelings Police Association Wants City To Drop Attempts To Bring Benefits In Line With Private Sector
Saying they feel blistered by recent pay negotiations, city police officers are calling on the Coeur d’Alene City Council to craft a friendlier way to talk about wages and benefits. …
Wed., Nov. 19, 1997
The Community Colleges of Spokane approved a controversial plan Tuesday to distribute $1.18 million to full- and part-time faculty members during the next two years. The CCS board of trustees …
Thu., May 1, 1997
Washington State University faculty members can look forward to a 3 percent raise in July. The increase was included in the state’s higher education budget that received final approval in …
Wed., April 30, 1997
Kate Starbird will be highest-paid women’s basketball player. Photo by Associated Press