Wis. Legislature approves smoker surcharge, other measures for public employees
The Legislature's budget committee Tuesday approved a measure meant to discourage public employees from collecting a pension and a paycheck at the same time.- Fond du Lac Reporter
Thousands strike at University of California hospitals
As non-emergency surgeries were postponed and fill-in medical technicians were brought in from out of state, thousands of employees walked off the job Tuesday at the UC Davis Medical Center and four other University of California hospitals.- Sacramento Bee
State lawmakers' pay cleared for hike
SACRAMENTO -- Earlier this year, the commission that decides whether state politicians get raises put off a decision, waiting to hear from the state finance department whether the fiscal picture is bright enough to allow for increases.- U-T San Diego
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