While it’s unclear how many public universities use a similar system, a survey this year by executive compensation consultants Yaffe & Company suggests that just over one-third of presidents at private universities have some of their pay tied to performance.
Source: Sacramento Bee | California |
August 21, 2012
What started as a quiet scheme to draw down excessive leave hours built up by state parks managers quickly spread, first to hardship cases and then to the rank and file, according to recently released state investigative documents.
Source: Washington Post | Nation |
August 17, 2012
Already-strapped state and local governments are coming under increasing pressure to reduce pension benefits or increase taxpayer contributions that help pay for them because of new rules that would require them to report those obligations more honestly, advocates say.
Source: Chicago Tribune | Illinois |
August 17, 2012
Former lawmakers will cost the state less money when they fatten their state pensions with short-time lucrative jobs with cities, counties and other local governments under a law Gov. Pat Quinn signed.
Gov. Susana Martinez has decided to post the names and salaries of classified state employees in a new place after a judge ruled last month that Martinez must remove those workers' names from the New Mexico Sunshine Portal.
Source: Washington Post | Virginia |
August 16, 2012
Virginia finished its fiscal year June 30 with a $448.5 million surplus through a combination of higher-than-projected revenues and agency cost-cutting, putting the state far enough into the black to give a 3 percent bonus to state workers who have not had a pay raise in five years.