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  • Chrysler goes Italian as Fiat pays $4.35 billion for full control

    Italian automaker Fiat plans to take full control of Chrysler Group by buying out the shares held by a United Auto Workers union-controlled trust fund. The union and Fiat reached a deal on New Year’s Day for the automaker to acquire the 41.5% of...
  • Public Storage float a result of effort from employees nationwide

    Public Storage float a result of effort from employees nationwide
    Public Storage is giving new meaning to the word “collaboration” with its 2014 entry into the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena this Wednesday. The Glendale-based company invited employees from 33 regional centers across the...
  • Patients should be able to get their medications where they receive care [Letter]

    Your recent article on pharmaceutical products for patients in the workers' compensation system raised the issue of the cost of medications ("Doctors overcharge on workers' comp medicine, critics say," Dec. 28). There are issues with the cost of...
  • Deciphering the alphabet of beauty creams

    Deciphering the alphabet of beauty creams
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: You've explained BB cream, thanks! Now I'm seeing CC cream. What is it? — Peggy Ann Dear Peggy Ann: After testing all those BB creams (aka beauty balms), I decided that BB cream is really just a new name for tinted...
  • Furry Friends bond over bowling

    Furry Friends bond over bowling
    The Lake Area Furry Friends bowl twice a month. They have bowled together almost 10 years. By this point, their routine is established: They meet for dinner at the Patio restaurant in Lombard; then they head over to the Tivoli Bowl in Downers Grove; and...
  • Harsh weather hits Highland Park and Deerfield

    Harsh weather hits Highland Park and Deerfield
    Many in Highland Park and Deerfield are hoping for a reprieve after almost two feet of snow and bitter cold in the past two weeks tested character, hurt business and strained public works departments. From Dec. 31 to Tuesday, Highland Park received...
  • Five questions with Trusant Technologies' founders

    Five questions with Trusant Technologies' founders
    Vince Marucci and Joe DiGangi were in the same class at the U.S. Military Academy, went to Stanford University for master's degrees, returned to West Point to teach and later ended up working at the same Columbia tech firm. So it's not surprising that...
  • Employers cut health coverage, find scapegoat: Obamacare

    If there's been one inexorable trend coming out of the HR departments of major employers, it's been the steady erosion of worker pay and benefits. Razor-thin raises, defined benefit pensions replaced by 401(k) plans, shrinking healthcare--if you've been...
  • Union coalition joins SEIU local in healthcare fight with L.A. County

    Union coalition joins SEIU local in healthcare fight with L.A. County
    The fight between labor and Los Angeles County government intensified Friday, when a coalition of unions representing 90,000 workers banded together to fight county efforts to reduce retirement healthcare benefits for future employees. Until now, the...
  • Worker productivity grew 3% in third quarter, Labor Department says

    Worker productivity grew 3% in third quarter, Labor Department says
    U.S. worker productivity jumped in the third quarter, increasing by 3%, the largest increase in nearly four years, the Labor Department reported Monday.   The gain is revision from a previous preliminary reading of 1.9%.  Overall, the country's...
  • Amazon employees in Germany strike just before Christmas

    Amazon.com workers in Germany walked off the job Monday to demand better wages and treatment, just as the e-commerce giant heads into the thick of Christmas gift-ordering. The Ver.di union said a round of walkouts in Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld and Graben was...