More stories about Compensation

  • O.C. Lifeguard Pay Under Fire

    Lifeguard pay in one Orange County, Calif., city has some calling for a review.

  • Raising Hope

    The last time John McGowan remembers his lifeguards getting a raise was perhaps two or three years ago

  • Labor Pains

    When the General Motors plant in Moraine, Ohio, closed at the end of 2008, it was a significant blow to the community of roughly 7,000

  • Labor Pains

    Aquatics is a full-time job for the majority of Aquatics International salary survey respondents

  • The Green Gap

    I’m contemplating two April events that seemingly have nothing to do with each other, but are actually inexorably linked: the annual Aquatics International salary survey and Earth Day

  • Union Now!

    I’ve used many of these columns to advocate for lifeguard pay

  • Tulsa Settles Splashpad RWI Deaths Case

    Families of two unrelated children who died of a recreational water illness in 2005 are receiving a settlement payment from the city of Tulsa, Okla.

  • Let's Talk Money

    Money is one of those things you don’t talk about in polite conversation, especially when it comes to the question of how much of it people make.

  • Labors of Love

    At my very first journalism class, the professor put it in plain terms: Anyone who wanted to make money was in the wrong major.