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  • The wageless recovery may bring humbug to the holidays

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, Oct. 17: It's that special time of the year, when economic forecasters begin worrying about how much Americans are going to spend on holiday shopping. It's become a holiday...
  • What to do when your 401(k) match is terrible

    What to do when your 401(k) match is terrible
    Typical retirement advice calls for contributing to your 401(k) account at least to max out the company match. There's no denying that the match is a huge part of retirement planning. Employer contributions can really add up. For instance, employees...
  • FSU trustees OK 5-year, $2.15M contract for Thrasher

    TALLAHASSEE — Moving one step closer to Sen. John Thrasher becoming the school's president, Florida State University trustees on Monday unanimously approved a proposed five-year contract with a base value of as much as $2.15 million. Thrasher...
  • At least 113 staffers at U.S. Fed earn more than Yellen

    At least 113 staffers at U.S. Fed earn more than Yellen
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top 113 earners among staff at the Federal Reserve's Washington headquarters make an average of $246,506 per year, excluding bonuses and other benefits - more than Fed Chair Janet Yellen and nearly double the normal top...
  • How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste

    How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste
    A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex. Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers. Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
  • DRB Capital gets incentives to double employment in Delray

    DRB Capital gets incentives to double employment in Delray
    DRB Capital plans to hire 75 employees and double its employment in Delray Beach in exchange for $450,000 in state and local incentives, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County said this week. Through DRB, people who have structured...
  • Retail group's report aims to counter wage 'misperceptions'

    During a week in which its incoming chairman has been quoted asserting that retailers should pay higher wages, the National Retail Federation moved to combat "misperceptions" that retail jobs pay too little, highlighting a report that shows "stable"...
  • Benefits bonanza

    It's that time of year when employers distribute scads of documents, loaded with tiny print, from which employees must make benefit elections. The process can be dizzying, so let's try to break down the choices. Health Care: 149 million Americans...
  • Maryland Live's dealer school was job training without a paycheck, suit alleges

    Maryland Live's dealer school was job training without a paycheck, suit alleges
    Three students at the dealer school run by Maryland Live last year say it was a scheme to avoid paying wages while training employees. Now they are suing the casino in federal court. They say the casino told them the free training was a good deal, but...
  • Saints prepare for possible Graham absence

    The Sports Xchange Saints prepare for possible Graham absence METAIRIE, La. -- As the New Orleans Saints finished up an extended period of rest and relaxation that came with their bye on Sunday, they got some news that they didn't want to get. The...
  • Coral Springs extends domestic partner benefits to staff

    It took a while, but Coral Springs has decided to extend insurance benefits to domestic partners of city staff. The issue of extending benefits to city employees came up at a City Commission retreat a few year ago, but the issue has been put on the...