You get what you pay for

April 2008
Gay & Lesbian Times;4/24/2008, Issue 1061, p8
The author offers views regarding the statement of Richard Ottilie, a member of the Salary Setting Commission, that 746 firefighters, 31 lifeguards and 16 librarians are making more in salary than the San Diego City Council in California. According to the author, it seems a bit backwards that a number of city employees out-earn the members of the council.


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