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  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti expected to announce plan for $13.25 minimum wage

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti expected to announce plan for $13.25 minimum wage
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is circulating a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour over three years, followed by annual boosts keyed to inflation, according to business representatives and City Hall officials. The action is...
  • Factbox: Brazil presidential candidates' policy proposals

    With Brazil on the brink of a recession, President Dilma Rousseff's two main challengers in the October election are promising a return to orthodox economic policies and greater transparency to restore business confidence and investment. Following are...
  • U.S. court clears FedEx Ground drivers to pursue wage, benefit claims

    (Reuters) - Groups of mostly former FedEx drivers in California and Oregon can move forward with lawsuits alleging they are owed unpaid wages and benefits under state and federal labor laws after a U.S. appeals court said Wednesday they were employees,...
  • Valley business group delays vote on potential L.A. minimum wage hike

    Valley business group delays vote on potential L.A. minimum wage hike
    Following extended debate, a San Fernando Valley-based business group delayed voting Thursday on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's soon-to-be-unveiled plan to hike the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour by 2017. Stuart Waldman, executive director...
  • Why Americans support both unions and right-to-work laws

    A new Gallup poll has some interesting data for pro-union folks to contemplate over this three-day weekend celebrating those of us who labor. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post mischaracterized when and how workers can be...
  • Hiking L.A.'s minimum wage is a win-win

    Hiking L.A.'s minimum wage is a win-win
    Of all major cities in the country, Los Angeles has the highest percentage of population living in poverty. After decades of slow job growth and stagnant wages, 28% of Angelenos — 1 million people — today live below the poverty line. Our city'...
  • Problem Solver updates: Check arrives, insurance never dies

     Problem Solver updates: Check arrives, insurance never dies
    When the Problem Solver last wrote about Jon Paulsen, the Oak Park resident was worried he would never see the $2,061.66 the Cook County treasurer's office owed him. The money, the result of a successful appeal that reduced his 2012 property taxes,...
  • Can Saucon Valley afford to pay teachers more?

    Can Saucon Valley afford to pay teachers more?
    During a nearly three-year contract impasse, the Saucon Valley School District has been portrayed as a bastion of affluence that could easily give teachers what they want, but refuses to do so. What the teachers wanted was a 3 percent raise in each of...
  • School nurses serve as one-person medical teams on campus

    By Erinn Hutkin Debbie Clay decided to become a school nurse after she became a mom. Her first child had a developmental delay, a mild learning disability and ADHD, so Clay attended many meetings at school while her daughter, now a college grad, was...
  • Public health nurses promote healthy communities

    By Erinn Hutkin After 35 years as a public health nurse, Cecilia Libunao still treasures the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others - especially children. Libunao, 56, grew up in the Philippines and spent 11 years there as a public...
  • There's a lot of brains behind the scenes of the Oakland Athletics

    The Oakland Athletics have the second-best record in baseball, have been in first place in the American League West for all but four days since April 12, and are chasing their third straight division title. Yet, some hardcore baseball fans would have...