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Wage Contract Issues

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  • Kaiser Permanente, unions agree to 3-year national contract

     
    Health provider Kaiser Permanente and a coalition of unions of its workers reached agreement on a three-year contract early Saturday that covers wages, benefits and wellness programs for employees....
  • O.C. man allegedly embezzled $350,000 from public agencies

     
    A Tustin man is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges that he embezzled more than $350,000 from public works contracts with several Orange County cities and government agencies....
  • Public Employee Compensation

     
    I've been writing about public employee compensation in columns and blog posts. In response, I got an email Monday that strikes me as an interesting analysis of how we got here, so I decided to share it today and ask......
  • Lindsay Lohan lawsuit says L.A. apparel firm owes her $1 million

     
    Lindsay Lohan's is suing a Los Angeles apparel company behind her clothing brand 6126 Collection alleging she is owed more than $1 million in guaranteed royalties and damages from her licensing deal for the line....
  • Still looking for a gym to fulfill your New Year's resolution? Know your rights

     
    If your goal this year is to lose some pounds or add some muscle, you may be shopping for a gym. There are a lot of factors to consider, including the hours it will be open, the equipment and training......
  • City schools criticized in financial audit

    City schools criticized in financial audit
    The Baltimore school system spent more than $2.8 million on overtime in fiscal 2010, even though it was doubtful that employees worked all of the hours for which they were paid. Three employees earned a combined $250,000 in salaries while working for...
  • Chicago teachers OK new contract, get ready for next fight

    Chicago teachers OK new contract, get ready for next fight
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis called the overwhelming vote by teachers in favor of a contract agreement a victory, but said the union would continue to fight against school closing and the growth of privately-run charter schools. "No...
  • South Bend's teachers to get one-time stipend

    SOUTH BEND -- It's not exactly a raise, but South Bend teachers are each getting a one-time stipend of $1,150. At its Monday evening meeting, the school board approved a contract with the teacher's union -- effective retroactively from Aug. 16, 2012,...
  • Labor negotiations heat up in Orland Park

    Labor negotiations heat up in Orland Park
    Dozens of Orland Park employees picketed outside village hall Monday night to attract attention to what they say have been unfair and disrespectful contract negotiations by the village administration. About 70 public works and parks and recreation...
  • Higher-Ed Chief Reaped $100,000+ In Compensation Above $340,000 Salary

    Higher-Ed Chief Reaped $100,000+ In Compensation Above $340,000 Salary
    Robert Kennedy, the higher education chief who resigned Oct. 12 amid an uproar over $250,000 in unauthorized raises given to his subordinates, received at least $100,000 more than his widely reported $340,000 annual salary in 13 months on the job —...
  • If you look at it from a wider view, this strike story that tells a bigger tale

    If you look at it from a wider view, this strike story that tells a bigger tale
    Roughly 800 workers at a Caterpillar plant at Joliet went on strike early Tuesday, saying the heavy-equipment maker proposes to freeze wages, double health care premiums, and eliminate pensions and seniority rights over a six-year contract.   Why were...