More stories about Compensation

  • Arizona Community Says Free Pool Makes Fiscal Sense

    Marana park officials are hoping to improve attendance and they say the fee's collected aren't enough to pay the salary of the employee who collects them. They're hoping making the pool free will create more opportunities.

  • 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.