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 […]
Transparent California has released a new study that analyzed the pay received by employees of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. The study compared the pay and benefits of DWP […]
ABC 10 News featured Transparent California in a piece analyzing the pay of San Diego Unified teachers. Click here to watch the segment.
Two Monterey firefighters earned more than $100,000 each in overtime in 2013, and the department as a whole dominated overtime costs among all city employees, according to a recently released study. […]
“The San Diego Police Department is woefully understaffed and has clearly shown, over an extended period of time, it cannot correct its staffing crisis without increasing the compensation of sworn police officers […]
Soon to be published 2013 payroll data for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reveals extraordinary levels of public employee compensation. As an example of the widespread excessive levels of […]