An estimated 90,000 Minnesota workers, and about six million across the country, could soon be able to get overtime pay under a new proposal by President Obama. Right now, salaried workers making less than $23,660 get overtime pay under federal law.
House Republicans are moving to cut the Metropolitan Council chairman’s salary in half, a top GOP lawmaker told The Associated Press, a jab at Gov. Mark Dayton over a pay increase they believe went beyond the terms of a deal on commissioner salaries.
For many, the fact that lawmakers continue to make a salary during the federal government shutdown – while so many federal workers do not — is frustrating.
There was a lot of debate at the Capitol this year about pay raises for Minnesota lawmakers. But a WCCO investigation found soaring salaries are actually going to state employees who work as staff members.
This ought to give Aaron Rodgers fond memories of the NFL draft.
Minnesota lawmakers would get their first pay boosts since the late 1990s under a budget proposal rolled out Tuesday in the Senate that also includes salary increases for the governor and top agency leaders.
Thousands of state employees may soon get a raise. State Senators Thursday approved a new contract that includes a 2 percent pay hike.
One of the big questions at the start of the season was whether Kevin Love was a player deserving of a maximum salary extension from the Timberwolves.
One of the 18 Minnesota House members who got full retroactive pay after the state’s government shutdown is now planning to take a cut in a future paycheck, while two others say they already donated the money without publicizing their charity.
Another step backwards for Minnesota lawmakers trying to negotiate a budget deal to end the government shutdown, now in it’s sixth day.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton said Saturday he won’t take his salary if he and lawmakers can’t come to a budget agreement by the end of the month to avoid a potential government shutdown.
Supervalu Inc.’s CEO Craig Herkert earned compensation of nearly $3 million in the grocer’s most recent fiscal year. That’s down from the $10.8 million in the prior year.
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A Minnesota lawmaker wants to end a state program that fines municipalities for pay inequities based on gender.
Minnesota won’t be getting free service from its new governor, the same politician who passed on a paycheck as a U.S. senator.
While the University of Minnesota searches for its next million-dollar football coach, high school coaches toil along the sidelines and on the benches for quite a bit less than that.