Group Claims NYC School Custodian Pay Tops $109,000, Highest Paid Municipal Employees

The new city payroll data posted on the center’s website shows that 634 of the 799 custodians received more than $100,000 in pay.


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President Obama To Return 5 Percent Of Salary To Treasury

A White House official said Obama decided to return part of his salary each month for the rest of the year to share in the sacrifice that government employees are making.


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New York State Legislators Eye Hiking Pay To Possibly More Than $100K Per Year

They already make more money then lawmakers in 47 other states. And now New York State’s part-time legislators are reportedly trying to give themselves a big raise.


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School District Sues Superintendent Over Alleged Salary Overpayments

The district seeks the return of $37,733.73 in its lawsuit, which is tentatively scheduled to be heard on June 18.


Billy Hunter, President of the NBA Players Association and NBA commissioner David Stern. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Union’s Hunter ’99 Percent Sure’ NBA Lockout Looms

NBA players’ association executive director Billy Hunter said Monday he is “99 percent sure” there will be a player strike next summer.


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Sweeny Says: A Decade With Derek

There have been 21 contracts valued at $100 million or higher, and of those it’s hard to argue that many of them turned out better than Derek Jeter’s just completed 10-year, $189 million dollar deal.


Study: Can Money Buy Happiness?

You’ve heard it a thousand times: Money can’t buy happiness. So why do so many people continue to try and accumulate riches? New studies examine the correlation between big bucks and bliss.

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Salary Of Clarkstown, N.Y.’s Top Cop More Than $300,000

According to a new report, Clarkstown Police Chief Peter Noonan is the highest paid municipal employee in New York State.


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Gender Equality? Women Still Paid Less Than Men

What price equality? When it comes to salaries between men and women in New York – and nationwide – it’s hardly a case of “separate but equal.”