Obama Wants More Workers Eligible For Overtime PayAn 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 GOP Moves To Cut Met Council Chair's Pay In HalfHouse 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.
Sen. Franken, Other MN Lawmakers Donate Salary During ShutdownFor many, the fact that lawmakers continue to make a salary during the federal government shutdown – while so many federal workers do not -- is frustrating.
Nearly 700 State Workers Earn More Than $100KThere 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.
Packers Sign Rodgers For $110M Over 5 YearsThis ought to give Aaron Rodgers fond memories of the NFL draft.
Plan To Boost Lawmaker Pay In Minn. Budget Bill 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.
Senate Approves Raise For State EmployeesThousands of state employees may soon get a raise. State Senators Thursday approved a new contract that includes a 2 percent pay hike.
Love Off To Historic Start With Timberwolves 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.
Minn. Lawmaker Who Got Retroactive Pay To Take CutOne 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.
Reality Check: Certain Lawmakers Give Up Their PaychecksAnother step backwards for Minnesota lawmakers trying to negotiate a budget deal to end the government shutdown, now in it's sixth day.
Dayton Won't Take Salary If Government Shuts DownMinnesota 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.