Saturday, August 10, 2013 12:15 am
Among city of Lodi employees, 82 earned more than $100,000 in 2012 — up from 30 in 2009. City officials say the difference is in overtime hours, especially among fire and police employees, which were rare in 2007 and 2008.
“For the city, overtime is cheaper (than hiring more staff),” said Councilwoman JoAnne Mounce. “I know that it probably looks terrible to have that many people making that kind of money, but they’re putting in the hours.”
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 12:00 am
Galt attorneys are in mediation with hopes of settling a lawsuit
filed by a current Galt city employee who claims the city did not
protect her from provocative comments from a peer who has since
been let go.
Thursday, December 22, 2011 12:00 am
Representatives from five Lodi city employee groups accused city
negotiators on Wednesday of bargaining in bad faith by adding what
they termed some "non-economic" items.
Thursday, June 16, 2011 12:00 am
The Lodi City Council approved about $500,000 in concessions
from the Lodi Police Officers Association on Wednesday night.
The vote came after City Attorney Steve Schwabauer announced the
city had settled the claim the union filed last month that asked
for more than $1 million in past wages and benefits.
The council also approved an agreement with the Lodi Police
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 1:53 pm
For all of the talk about reforming the system and that
Sacramento is broke and they are working to fix the problem, the
leadership still does not get it.