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8:40 am on Monday September 5, 2011

A $485,000 public worker salary in Columbia, rage, and acceptance

Flickr user aresauburn™ Politicians in Columbia are furious that the state's top investment officer just received a 37% raise to $485,000 — but no one's planning to do anything about it. The general missive is that folks who run state pension funds...
4:22 am on Monday September 5, 2011

A $485,000 public worker salary in Columbia, rage, and acceptance

Flickr user aresauburn™ Politicians in Columbia are furious that the state's top investment officer just received a 37% raise to $485,000 — but it seems no one's planning to do anything about it. The general missive is in the aftermath is that...
6:41 am on Saturday September 3, 2011

A $485,000 public worker salary in Columbia, rage, and acceptance

Image by Flickr user aresauburn™Politicians in Columbia are furious that the state's top investment officer just received a 37% raise to $485,000 — but no one's planning to do anything about it. The general missive is that folks who run state...
6:00 am on Wednesday February 9, 2011

State Superintendent of Education wants to overhaul teacher pay (updated with opinion pieces)

Image by Flickr user Forty Two.Update February 9: The Post and Courier columnist Brian Hicks has penned a response to Zais's plan to monetarily award teachers based on their effectiveness. Hicks makes a solid point in the fact that each year,...
5:45 am on Friday August 8, 2008

Metro-area salaries below U.S. average

A report by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that the Charleston area pays its workers less than the national average, according to 2007 figures. But there's one bright spot: Salaries here are growing faster than average. So where's the...
1:54 pm on Monday August 4, 2008

Let's have a look at state salaries ...

The Post and Courier decided to take a look this week at the pay packages for many state employees, including Gov. Mark Sanford, Clemson football coach Tommy Bowden, and many others. The point was to get an idea of how state payroll funds get...
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