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New LAUSD Budget Gives Teachers 10 Percent Raise, Cuts Hundreds Of Jobs; Superintendent To Step Down

The new budget envisions the layoffs of hundreds of staff members but also provides the first salary hikes in nearly a decade.



Villaraigosa Signs $7.7B Budget With Raises For City Staffers

Outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed off on his final city budget Tuesday.


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Mayor Calls Support For ’07 Pay Raise For City Workers A ‘Mistake’

A $7.7 billion budget plan for the city of Los Angeles released Monday was accompanied by a mea culpa of sorts from outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.


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CSU And Faculty Reach Deal; No Raises

The California State University system and its faculty union Tuesday reached a tentative 4-year contract agreement that will reportedly prevent strikes in the fall.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2012

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LA Budget Chief Claims City Can’t Afford To Pay Raises

The top budget official for Los Angeles says the city cannot afford to pay raises due to roughly 20,000 employees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2012

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Lawmakers Take Aim At Exec Pay Raises Amid UC, CSU Tuition Hikes

As tuition continues to skyrocket for college students across California, lawmakers in Sacramento want to make sure administrators aren’t pocketing the extra revenue.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/19/2011

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Orange County HR Chief May Step Down Over Pay Raise Approvals

The audit alleges that the O.C.’s top human resources official reportedly approved raises without justifying them while the department was understaffed.


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Six-Figure Raises Trigger Audit Calls Of LA County Health Care Firms

A report on extravagant pay raises at private healthcare providers has spurred calls for an audit of all salaries paid to providers with county contracts.