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News - March 14, 2014

Palo Alto looks to resolve 'retention crisis' with pay raises

With vacancies on the rise, city offers major salary bumps to Public Works, Utilities workers

by Gennady Sheyner

For years, Palo Alto's Utilities Department employees and managers fretted about the challenges of recruiting and retaining skilled workers at a time of stagnant salaries and reduced benefits.

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