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  • Nevada Legislature Week 12: Crunch time for passing bills

    Lawmakers are up against a major deadline in the 12th week of the Nevada Legislature: Most bills need to pass a vote of either the full Senate or Assembly by Tuesday or they won't advance. Expect decisions on hot-button issues, including a bill to...
  • A meager lifestyle for workers who cater to the high-flying

    A meager lifestyle for workers who cater to the high-flying
    Rafael Leon could not believe his sudden reversal of fortune. So timely was his lucky break, on a December day in 2013, he suspected it must have been a case of divine intervention. Leon, his wife and their two young sons had just been turned out of...
  • Seattle CEO who cut his pay sees a 'moral imperative' to bridge income gap

    Seattle CEO who cut his pay sees a 'moral imperative' to bridge income gap
    Dan Price was about a mile into a Sunday hike on scenic Mt. Si when he knew what he had to do to change his life — and the lives of others. His hiking partner and close friend had just been notified that her rent was going up. She had no idea...
  • Help wanted: Most US job openings are for low-skill, low-pay workers

    MILWAUKEE In a post-recession world where many once-familiar occupations continue to automate, move offshore or disappear outright, one of the most basic questions remains: Who's hiring? It turns out the vast preponderance of job openings these days...
  • UC study: Public aid goes mainly to working families

    UC study: Public aid goes mainly to working families
    Labor economists at UC Berkeley issued a new report Monday showing that more than half the public assistance around the country, whether it be health insurance, food aid or welfare, goes to working families. It's disheartening that so many Americans...
  • Audit: West Virginia corrections salaries worst nationally

    A legislative audit says West Virginia has the lowest starting salaries for state correctional officers in the country. On Monday, Kristina Taylor of the Legislative Post Audit Division relayed the low correctional pay marks to state lawmakers. The...
  • State: Overtime And Support Costs At Southbury Are Justified

    State: Overtime And Support Costs At Southbury Are Justified
    In explaining the high costs of running the Southbury Training School, which is gradually closing, state officials detailed the significant medical needs of the remaining 305 developmentally disabled residents at the campus. The average age is 66;...
  • Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000

    Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000
    A Seattle CEO who announced that he's giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn't just make those workers happy. He's already gained new customers, too. "We've definitely gained a handful of customers...
  • Students, adjunct professors rally for higher wages, snarl traffic

    Students, adjunct professors rally for higher wages, snarl traffic
    Labor organizers took their push for a minimum wage of $15 an hour to the University of Illinois at Chicago campus Wednesday, calling for higher wages for instructors and student workers. The Fight for $15 campaign is rallying to unionize an estimated...
  • A U.S. court quashes the dopiest Obamacare lawsuit of all

    A U.S. court quashes the dopiest Obamacare lawsuit of all
    It is widely held that the dopiest anti-Obamacare lawsuit is King vs. Burwell, a conservative contrivance that tortures four words in the Affordable Care Act to assert that consumer healthcare subsidies in three dozen states should be invalidated. But...
  • Saucon Valley teachers authorize strike

    Saucon Valley teachers authorize strike
    Saucon Valley teachers voted Wednesday evening to authorize a strike, giving their union negotiating committee the power to call for a walk-out. The vote doesn't necessarily mean there will be a strike, and a statement issued by the teachers union did...