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  • Phoenix CEO Compensated $1.5 Million Last Year

    The chief executive of The Phoenix Cos. had a compensation package totaling $1.5 million in 2013, according to a proxy statement filed this week. Pay for the CEO, James D. Wehr, comprised $700,000 in salary, $203,000 in non-equity incentive pay, $68,...
  • You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy

     You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy
    Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see their insecurity. A new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College shows they aren't being...
  • Six L.A. council members seek to boost minimum wage to $15.25 an hour

    Six L.A. council members seek to boost minimum wage to $15.25 an hour
    Los Angeles lawmakers upped the ante Tuesday in the drive for a higher minimum wage, unveiling a plan that is more aggressive than Mayor Eric Garcetti's proposed increase. On the same day that Vice President Joe Biden threw his support behind Garcetti's...
  • 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...
  • Tax laws, state benefits opened to same-sex couples in Virginia

    Virginia tax laws are changing, partners of some Virginia state employees will be able to get health insurance and orders are snapping out across state government to make sure that state agencies and facilities treat same-sex married couples the same...
  • Report: Lower wages mean more sexual harassment

    Report: Lower wages mean more sexual harassment
    Sexual harassment of restaurant employees is most common in states where the minimum wage for tipped workers is lowest, according to a report slated for release Tuesday by Restaurant Opportunities Centers United. “Management knows that in order to...
  • How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?

    How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?
    Dear Liz: Our grandson's stellar high school performance and his family financial situation were such that he was admitted to his state university with grants sufficient to pay all school fees, including room and board, with no loans or work-study. His...
  • Weigh options when losing health coverage at work: COBRA or Obamacare?

     Weigh options when losing health coverage at work: COBRA or Obamacare?
    When Amanda Lean decided to leave her full-time job to work as a private political consultant, she had a decision to make: continue with the insurance she had through her previous job — or shop for a plan on her own. Keeping the insurance she...
  • Big $60 Million Bonus for Bob Iger Awaits in 2018

    Now that Bob Iger is extending his run as the head of the Walt Disney Co. through 2018, the chairman and CEO could take home as much as $60 million in bonuses. The figure was revealed as part of a filing by Disney with the Securities and Exchange...
  • Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension

    Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger's contract has been extended two years through June 2018, delaying the company's decision on choosing a successor but perhaps only slightly. Iger has headed Disney during a period of unprecedented...
  • Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus

    Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger, who inkedĀ a two-year contract extension on Thursday, could depart the company in 2018 with a bonus of up to $60 million. According to a filing with theĀ Securities and Exchange Commission, the...