pay raise

Reader Input: Placer taxpayers, prepare to be fleeced

A Dec. 4, 2014 Auburn Journal article headline was, “Placer County faces bleak transportation future” with a subheading, “Is a sales tax solution feasible for reg ...

Reader Input: Voters understood pay raise measure

This letter is in response to the viewpoint of Carl St. James on Wednesday, Nov. 19 (“Supes’ pay raise measure poorly worded”). He states the pay raise approved b ...

Reader Input: Notice who supported raise

I would like to congratulate our Placer County Supervisors on their pay increase. They placed Measure B on the ballot, ran an excellent campaign, and Measure B overwhelmingly pas ...

Another View: Placer County supervisors deserve a raise

We’re very close to the Nov. 4 general election.   In fact the Vote by Mail ballots are already in the mail.  There is an issue on the ballot, Measure B, which ...

Reader Input: Why let others determine supes’ pay?

Measure B, the 139 percent pay increase for Placer County Supervisors appearing on the Nov. 4 ballot, provides for automatic yearly pay increases without any increase in work. Th ...

Reader Input: Hard to believe supes’ gall

I cannot believe that the Board of Supervisors (BOS) of Placer County would vote themselves a raise; “or put one on the ballot” (same thing) even as they cut back on se ...

Reader Input: 139 percent raise too much

Placer County supervisors want to raise their own annual salaries from $30,000 to over $71,000 for part-time work. They placed Measure B on the November ballot to do that, which is ...

Reader input: Disappointed with supes

I, for one, am disappointed with the Placer County Board of Supervisors for asking for a raise to a salary in excess of $71,000, plus county employee benefits. I have felt for so ...

Reader Input: Pay raise, pay raise, everyone’s talking raise

The Placer County Supervisors are at the bottom in the state for pay. I suppose they should have some kind of a raise. When I was a union representative years ago, we always asked ...

Reader Input: You reap what you sow, supervisors

I am writing to thank John Dutton (for) his letter dated Aug. 5, “Reasons to nix supes’ pay raise.” Your letter was articulate and informative. I believe that t ...

Reader Input: Reasons to nix supes’ pay raise

On July 22, the Placer County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution to place a measure on the Nov. 4 ballot that would increase their salary to a base of over $71,000 a year and ...

Reader Input: Deny supervisors that raise they requested

We have recently read that the Placer County Supervisors are again asking for a raise in pay (“Supes closer to putting own pay hike on ballot,” Journal, July 9). I was ...

Reader Input: We deprive the poor to pay for a few

How absurd it is to consider a raise for county supervisors (“Are voters ready to give Placer County supes raises?,” Journal, Feb. 5). This idea defies logic! Why even ...

Auburn gives initial OK to another employee group's pay raise

The City of Auburn has tentatively agreed to give another labor group a 4 percent raise, a week after releasing its initially approved contracts with the associations representing ...

County pay raise too costly

I believe this is a horrible idea (Re: “Placer supes OK 2 percent raise in 2013 for county workers,” Journal, Aug. 22). The county allowing this will please many, but d ...