April 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS The salaries that the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks and North Dakota State University in Fargo pay their professors are among the nation’s lowest, according to a higher education report released Monday. Continue Reading
April 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Superintendent Joe Graves said the raises are based on comparable salaries paid to administrators in eastern South Dakota schools, as well as a few other schools of similar size in the state. Continue Reading
December 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Salaries also listed for Huron, Brookings and Watertown. Continue Reading
December 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Elected officials’ pay to increase about 4 percent in most cases.
September 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Heated reaction to a raise received by a Grand Forks city employee this year will advance a review of city policy to next week’s City Council meeting for discussion. Continue Reading
September 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Kudos to Grand Forks City Council President Hal Gershman, who called for a review of the city’s processes for giving raises and promotions. Continue Reading
September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown has come under fire for his decision to provide a city department head with a nearly $25,000 raise this year.
Pete Haga, the city community/government relations officer, received the raise in May after his position was reviewed by the city’s human resources office. Continue Reading
September 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
There are more librarians graduating than there are available jobs; Forbes ranks the Master of Library Science first in its listing of the worst master’s degrees if a student is looking for a job after graduation.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook reports weak prospects for librarians and stiff competition for a limited number of jobs now and in the future. Continue Reading
August 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
As the editorial appropriately asks, “Are we getting the right people in place and are they sticking around?” To answer the editorial directly: No Continue Reading
August 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Why are county and library managers so eager to make labor’s case?
And if managers are siding with labor in this classic and never-ending dispute, then who is speaking up for taxpayers? Continue Reading