COLORADO SPRINGS - Public outcry is growing over the lavish bonuses awarded to two members of Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach's inner circle. Laura Neumann, the mayor's Chief of Staff, and City Attorney Chris Melcher were both given $25,000 bonuses last year on top of their six figure salaries.
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Teachers in Colorado Springs School District 11 are voting to ratify their new master agreement with the district. The vote among the Colorado Springs Education Association members is being conducted online and will be finished at noon Wednesday. The D11 school board will vote on the agreement at their meeting... more »
DENVER (AP) - Prosecutors in Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties who won a lot of convictions last year received more than $164,000 in bonuses. Denver's KUSA-TV reports that Colorado's 18th Judicial District is the only prosecutor's office in the state to give bonuses last year. It cited statistics from... more »
BP's new chief executive has told the oil company's employees that their performance on safety issues will be the sole measure for awarding fourth-quarter bonuses.
Chief Executive Bob Dudley said in a statement to workers that this was intended to reinforce the message that the company's top priorities are... more »
About 180 county employees in suburban Atlanta are being asked to return thousands of dollars the county says they were overpaid 16 years ago.
Gwinnett County's chief financial officer, Aaron Bovos, calls it a project to "clean up receivables and to eliminate outstanding obligations."
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This fall, Harrison School District Two will become the first public school district in the state to implement a performance based pay structure teachers at all of its schools.
The board of education has give the superintendent approval to overhaul the teacher pay structure from one that rewards tenure... more »
The head of a committee that oversees the federal bailout fund says executive compensation in the country's large corporations is excessive and must be brought under control. In confirming administration plans, Elizabeth Warren said Thursday the time had come to substantially cut back compensation for the top officers of several... more »
President Barack Obama is telling Wall Street to take steps on its own to rebuild trust with the public, and not wait for Congress to legislate the tighter oversight of the industry he is pushing. Obama says many of the firms now seeing improvement in their finances owe a debt... more »