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  • Does my new job mean I've sold out?

    A reader from the Northeast recently started working for an investment bank that specializes in helping companies to establish employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). ESOPs are often used as a way for companies to give employees an ownership stake in...
  • Sundance's 'Returned': Subtitles Are No Longer Something to Fear

    American audiences are so crazy about zombies they'll even watch them speaking French, with subtitles. The cult-like success of "The Returned" on Sundance Channel (Stephen King has been tweeting about it) is helping to reverse U.S. networks' traditional...
  • Giant and Safeway workers ratify three-year contract

    Giant and Safeway workers ratify three-year contract
    Workers for Giant Food and Safeway stores in the Baltimore-Washington region voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ratify a three-year labor contract that preserves health benefits and raises wages over three years. Leaders with the United Food and...
  • Three indicted in Washington National Trust mortgage fraud

    Three indicted in Washington National Trust mortgage fraud
    An alleged mortgage scam that swindled at least 54 suburban, primarily Hispanic homeowners out of $220,000 has resulted in three federal indictments. Melvin T. Bell, 37; Monica Hernandez, 43; and Carlos Rayas, 39, face federal fraud charges tied to...
  • 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Roger & Me,' 'Mary Poppins' Join National Film Registry

    "Pulp Fiction," "Roger & Me," "The Magnificent Seven," "Mary Poppins," "Judgment at Nuremberg" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" are among 25 films selected by the Library of Congress this year to be added to its National Film Registry. The...
  • Civil rights agency underfunded, hurt by poor policy, study finds

    Civil rights agency underfunded, hurt by poor policy, study finds
    ¬†SACRAMENTO — Budget cuts and poor decisions have interfered with the ability of the state¬† Department of Fair Employment and Housing to investigate discrimination complaints in California, a state study concluded Wednesday. The problems include a...
  • Plaintiffs in Ed Asner Suit Blast SAG-AFTRA Over $132 Million

    Ed Asner and 15 other plaintiffs have blistered SAG-AFTRA over alleged mishandling of $132 million in residuals and foreign royalties a month after the union asked a federal judge to dismiss the complaint. In a filing opposing the dismissal motion in U....
  • Kerry seeks to mollify India after diplomat's arrest in New York

    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Wednesday “expressed his regret” to a senior Indian official about the treatment of an Indian diplomat who was arrested last week in New York, although he didn’t concede that U.S....
  • Secret policy allows governor to veto public job bias cases

    SACRAMENTO — A long-secret policy has allowed the governor to veto employment discrimination cases against public agencies without explanation or disclosure, hampering the work of the state Department of Fair Employment and Housing, a legislative...
  • Snowden vs. the national security state

    Snowden vs. the national security state
    If you're part of the U.S. national security apparatus and you torture someone to death during an interrogation, you can rest easy. Two administrations have furnished get-out-of-jail cards absolving you of responsibility for your crime. But if you're...
  • Know your rights if you're hounded by debt collectors

     
    The worst thing you can do if you get a call from a debt collector is to panic. Stand tough even if they call you a deadbeat, threaten to throw you in jail or tell you they'll rat you out......