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  • Two views on the Actors' Equity wage hike for L.A.'s small theaters

    Two views on the Actors' Equity wage hike for L.A.'s small theaters
    For decades, the Los Angeles small-theater scene has operated under a single set of wage rules based on the willingness of professional, unionized actors to perform for token fees. Now this world is about to break in two. Leaders of the national stage...
  • Care workers deserve pay that better matches their service

    Care workers deserve pay that better matches their service
    Last week, underpaid care workers — home-care providers and nursing-home and hospital workers — across Florida took to the streets to fight for $15 an hour and a union. They are a part of a growing movement that includes adjunct professors and...
  • UF coach Billy Donovan reportedly drawing interest from Oklahoma City Thunder

    UF coach Billy Donovan reportedly drawing interest from Oklahoma City Thunder
    Oklahoma City's decision to fire coach Scott Brooks Wednesday has renewed speculation Gators' coach Billy Donovan might leave for the NBA after 19 seasons at UF. Yahoo Sports reports Donovan is expected "to become a serious candidate" of the opening,...
  • Engineers may have best luck finding entry-level jobs, report says

    Engineers may have best luck finding entry-level jobs, report says
    College students angling for their first jobs out of school may have the most luck if they have engineering backgrounds. A trio of engineering positions — engineer, systems engineer and software engineer — took the top spots as professions...
  • Labor Panel Passes Bill That Would Charge Big Employers With Low-Wage Workers

    Labor Panel Passes Bill That Would Charge Big Employers With Low-Wage Workers
    HARTFORD — The legislature's labor committee voted 6-4 Tuesday to advance a bill that would levy fees on large for-profit employers with low-wage workers. The measure, which would raise hundreds of millions of dollars a year for state coffers,...
  • NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss

    NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss
    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke received a slightly more handsome compensation package in 2014 than his boss, Brian Roberts, who is the chairman and chief executive of Comcast Corp. Last year, Burke was awarded a compensation package valued...
  • Parents Mobilize Against Cuts To Day Programs, High Overtime For Institutional Workers

    HARTFORD – Parents of children with intellectual disabilities have collected more than 9,000 signatures on a petition opposing budget cuts to day programs and other services, and on Monday they released the second report in three weeks detailing...
  • Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense

    Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense
    Many high school seniors and their parents are in the throes of deciding which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it. The biggest question for those in the freshman applicant pool is where to enroll, not whether to go at all. Yet behind...
  • Prosthetists: Helping amputees become more independent is rewarding work

    By taking a year during his undergraduate studies to work with an organization called Mercy Ships, Tim Russo found his career. While earning a B.S. in biochemistry at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif., Russo, now 31, lived on a hospital...
  • Jobs for 2015 grads: Get 'em while they're hot

    DEAR JOYCE: My son graduates from college this year. Although he's had a smidge of work experience when you include two short internships, he hasn't thought much about finding a job after graduation. Tips for my son? -- T.T. Calling all 2015 grads:...
  • 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...