Government pay

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, watched by Treasurer Scott Morrison, right, addresses the media at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Turnbull achieved an important political victory when the Senate passed personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
June 21, 2018 - 1:30 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister achieved an important political victory on Thursday when the Senate passed personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade. The tax cuts for most of Australia's workforce were a centerpiece of Prime...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pruitt had a top aide seek a used mattress from the Trump International Hotel and perform other personal chores for him, according to an email and testimony from the aide released Monday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 04, 2018 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt had a top aide seek a used mattress from the Trump International Hotel and perform other personal chores for him, including house-hunting and booking personal travel to a football game, according to testimony released Monday...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2016, file photo, Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso attends a press conference at the close of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Chengdu in Southwestern China's Sichuan province. Aso has taken a one-year salary cut and 20 other officials were penalized for tampering with documents related to a government property sale linked to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s wife Akie Abe, said Monday, June 4, 2018. The Finance Ministry has acknowledged tampering on hundreds of pages of documents the 2015 land sale to a school where Akie Abe briefly held an honorary position. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, Pool, File)
June 04, 2018 - 8:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso has taken a voluntary one-year salary cut after 20 officials were penalized for tampering with documents related to a government property sale linked to the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife. The Finance Ministry has acknowledged tampering with hundreds...
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Five-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio talks on the phone as he leaves the lower house of parliament, at the end of his meeting with League leader Matteo Salvini, in Rome, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Italy's two populist leaders are brushing off fears in Brussels and the markets over the outlines of their possible government, and are insisting they are close to a deal designed to help ordinary Italians. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 1:22 pm
MILAN (AP) — Italian financial assets were hit hard Friday after the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League party unveiled a program that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government. The platform includes a rollback on pension reform, a minimum salary for...
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May 04, 2018 - 6:59 am
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia county has settled a lawsuit that aimed to compensate police officers and sheriff deputies who say they haven't been paid for some work. WSB-TV reports Clayton County will pay $1.5 million to roughly 345 current and former law enforcement officials for attending...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine in March 2018 shows Dr. Robert Redfield Jr. The government is paying Redfield $375,000 a year to run the Atlanta-based CDC, U.S. officials confirmed in April 2018, nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other recent past directors. On Monday, April 30, 2018, HHS officials said Redfield had asked for a pay reduction because the topic had become a distraction.(Tracey Brown/University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP, File)
April 30, 2018 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the top U.S. public health agency has asked for — and will receive — a cut to his record-setting pay, federal officials said Monday. Dr. Robert Redfield Jr.'s new salary was not revealed. The 66-year-old HIV researcher, who was picked in March to head the Centers for...
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Brazilian Roberto Azevedo, Director General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, speaks during a press briefing about the WTO's World Trade Report 2017 at the headquarters of the World Trade Organization, WTO, in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, April 12, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 10:10 am
GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Trade Organization says he understands that President Donald Trump wants to create U.S. jobs, but warns that getting tough on trade can trigger a "domino effect" that could derail such goals in the first place. Speaking to The Associated Press, Roberto Azevedo...
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In this Jan. 21, 2017 photo provided by Aileen Rizo, Rizo, along with her daughters Diana Acosta, 10, center, and Vivan Acosta, 6, right, attend the national Women's March in Fresno, Calif. Relying on women's previous salaries to determine their incomes at new jobs perpetuates longstanding disparities in the wages of men and women and is illegal when it results in higher pay for men, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday, April 9, 2018, in a novel opinion that aims to address the "financial exploitation of working women." The unanimous ruling by an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals came in the case of a California school employee who learned over lunch with colleagues in 2012 that she made thousands less than her male counterparts. Aileen Rizo took a job as a math consultant in Fresno County in 2009 after working for several years in Arizona. (Aileen Rizo via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 9:14 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Relying on a woman's previous salary to determine her pay for a new job perpetuates disparities in the wages of men and women and is illegal when it results in higher pay for men, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The unanimous ruling by an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S...
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April 07, 2018 - 5:23 am
PARIS (AP) — Some 30 percent of Air France flights have been cancelled as strikes over pay rises appear to be intensifying. Saturday's one-day walkout is affecting international and domestic travel, notably a quarter of flights at Paris' Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports. Air France is urging...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, budget director Mick Mulvaney testifies before the Senate Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, on President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2019 budget proposal. Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that Mulvaney, Trump's appointee to oversee the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has given big pay raises to the deputies he hired to help him run the bureau. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
April 05, 2018 - 7:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's appointee to oversee the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has given big pay raises to the deputies he has hired to help him run the bureau, according to salary records obtained by The Associated Press. Mulvaney has hired at least eight...
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