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  • Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal

    Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal
    Sara Rangel was making more than $11 an hour working in a stockroom when the recession hit and she was laid off. Afterward, she began applying for temporary jobs through staffing agencies with the goal of landing a permanent position.
  • Wal-Mart workers plan Black Friday protests for higher pay

    Wal-Mart workers plan Black Friday protests for higher pay
    Wal-Mart workers and their supporters plan to launch protests at stores across the country on Black Friday to push for higher wages and better working conditions for employees. Organizers say rallies and marches will occur at 1,600 Wal-Mart locations on...

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Teacher salaries say something about society

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Teacher salaries say something about society
    Back in 1998, when I was embarking on my 10th year as a teacher, I had an op-ed piece published in the Times about paying good teachers six-figure salaries as a way to attract and retain higher qualified people. In the 16 years since then, little has...

    Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam

    Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam
    TALLAHASSEE – The struggle over whether to expand Florida's Medicaid program to 900,000 uninsured won't pick up much traction in the Capitol next year. Even though a new lobbying push by social-service advocates is underway, the reasons for its...

    ACC head football coaches make less than power conference colleagues, per USA Today survey

      The ACC lags behind its power conference colleagues in paying its head football coaches, according to USA Today’s annual Bowl Subdivision salary database. Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher is the ACC’s highest-paid coach, but his $3,...