I’ve heard of public employees double-dipping before (receiving a pension and salary at the same time) but this is the first case of triple-dipping I’ve heard of! Dick Spotswood at the Marin IJ […]
The John and Ken show discussed our DWP study on their show yesterday afternoon and boy were they unhappy with the exorbitant pay packages received by DWP employees! You can listen to the […]
Transparent California has just been updated with 2013 salary and benefits data for 82 charter schools from across the state; including the largest charter school in the state – Green Dot Public Schools. […]
The Calpensions blog – one of the best sources for accurate, comprehensive info on California’s pension systems – explains the nearly $500 million CalPERS rate hike that may take effect next year.
The Daily Breeze cited TransparentCalifornia.com’s data in their story on the City of Torrance’s employee pay. Using our summary pages (now available for all cities and counties on our site) they reported […]
I recently discussed my LA Times op-ed on exorbitant employee pay at the DWP with The Peter Tilden Show on KABC 790 radio. You can listen to the interview here.
DWP ratepayers may get soaked again As detailed in a recent paper by TransparentCalifornia.com, DWP employee pay is up to three times greater than that of its private-sector counterparts. The average full-time, year-round DWP employee […]
We love hearing that Californians are finding TransparentCalifornia.com useful: A Santa Rosa resident writes to the San Francisco Chronicle on high administrative pay compared to teachers at CSU. A Healdsburg resident writes to the […]
Phase I of a comprehensive benchmarking report on the LADWP was just released. The report itself confirmed a few things most ratepayers already know – that the LADWP’s payroll costs are dramatically […]
A resident of Santa Monica asks: Are Santa Monica residents paying excessively for city employees? According to information found on the TransparentCalifornia.com website, the total compensation cost for Santa Monica city employees […]