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  • Airport workers damaged rebuilt LAX runway, contractor alleges

    Airport workers damaged rebuilt LAX runway, contractor alleges
    Responding to allegations it built a defective runway at Los Angeles International Airport, a major construction company on Wednesday claimed it is the victim of a witch hunt and blamed poor maintenance by LAX workers for the deteriorating pavement....
  • Bullied colleague not ready to give

    Bullied colleague not ready to give
    Dear Amy: I work in a very small office setting (five employees). At Christmastime, token gifts have been exchanged (one person always gives tins of homemade cookies, another gives candles, etc., while another seems to find the smallest, most unattractive...
  • Plantation maintains Yom Kippur as paid day off

    Plantation maintains Yom Kippur as paid day off
    What's a fair benefit when the taxpayers are footing the bill? Plantation gives its employees 11 paid holidays a year, plus vacation time. The list includes the typical national holidays of Christmas and Fourth of July, but tradition here is to give Yom...
  • Lockheed Martin to lay off 4,000 workers, shrink California operations

    Lockheed Martin to lay off 4,000 workers, shrink California operations
    Defense contractor Lockheed Martin on Thursday said it would cut 4,000 positions and close several facilities due to reduced government defense spending.   The Bethesda, Md.-based company said it would close plants in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas and...
  • Rizzo concealed huge Bell raises, Spaccia testifies

    Rizzo concealed huge Bell raises, Spaccia testifies
    As prosecutors began their cross examination of Bell's second-in-command Thursday, Angela Spaccia stuck to her story that Robert Rizzo was to blame for concealing annual raises of more than 40% for them at the same time the city was having trouble funding...
  • Average 401(k) balance hits record high as stock market surges

    Average 401(k) balance hits record high as stock market surges
    The surging stock market has helped push 401(k) balances to record highs, according to one report -- positive news for baby boomers and others nearing retirement. Fidelity Investments, the nation's largest 401(k) provider, said the average balance of...
  • Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action

    Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action
    DELANO, Calif. — By 4:30 a.m. the line was out the door at the tiny Fil Bake Shop. Farmworkers were picking up pandesal — Filipino sweet bread — for another day in the fields. Lourdes Talactac chirped "good morning" and asked customers...
  • Will County contract talks end, employees could strike Monday

    Will County contract talks end, employees could strike Monday
    Contract talks for Will County employees ended early Friday morning with no resolution and no plans to meet again—a move that could trigger a strike Monday. County and union officials were called back to the bargaining table Wednesday in hopes...
  • Six-Figure Salaries Abound At Financially Struggling State Trash Authority

    The state's big quasi-public trash-disposal and recycling agency, the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, has an annual payroll of $4 million for about 45 employees – an average salary approaching $90,000 — with more than one-third of...
  • Commentary: Contract negotiations are now more transparent

    "We must be aware of needless innovation, especially when guided by logic." — Winston Churchill It's heartening for taxpayers that transparency in public employee labor negotiations is starting to spread across Orange County and even the state....
  • State failures led to workers' not being paid

    When the aides who cared for his elderly mother did not get paid for several months early this year, Joe Konrath sought help from the state, which had hired the payroll company responsible for cutting the checks. Konrath feared that if the aides didn't...