That’s a harsh headline. But it applies to any group that publishes info on the web – because it is technically legal to obtain and publish it – that identifies incomes of individuals. And the same harsh headline applies to govt. salary data, not just pensions. It applies whether there is a political objective, as in the pension case, or just a way to get eyeballs to a commercial website. While there may be a case for such disclosures for top executives and elected officials, wholesale publication deserves harsh headlines. For details on the latest such development, see:
And, yes, UC is part of the database at http://transparentcalifornia.com/. The only good thing to say is that the database search engine doesn’t work well.