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  • BP Whiting at work as talks continue

    WHITING--Contract talks between BP and United Steelworkers Union Local 7-1 are once again going down to the wire in what one top-ranking union official said could be one of the toughest negotiations in years. The 1,085 union members continued to work...
  • CT Technologist: Blend of patient care, technical skills a satisfying challenge

    Andres Guerrero has always liked helping other people, but little did he know that meeting his wife would also introduce him to the profession that allows him to do just that every day. For three years, Guerrero, 39, has worked as a computer tomography...
  • US pay and benefits rose at steady pace last year, though gains remain modest

    Wages and benefits rose at a slightly healthier rate last year, a sign strong job gains could be forcing companies to pay a bit more for workers. The Labor Department said Friday that the employment cost index, which measures pay and benefits, rose 2.2...
  • Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...
  • Gov. Rauner defends paying staff more than Quinn

    Gov. Bruce Rauner defended paying his top staff members significantly more than his predecessor, explaining Friday that he will pay what is necessary for talent. The Republican has blasted Illinois' spending and state worker salaries as excessive....
  • U.S. pay and benefits rose at slightly faster pace last year

    Wages and benefits rose at slightly healthier rate last year, a sign strong job gains could be forcing companies to pay a bit more for workers. The Labor Department said Friday that the employment cost index, which measures pay and benefits, rose 2.2...
  • Will gay weddings lead to fewer domestic partnership benefits?

    Will gay weddings lead to fewer domestic partnership benefits?
    Could gay wedding bells ring out a death knell for domestic partnership benefits? Many South Florida employers have been offering health insurance to the partners of their unmarried employees. Although many saw the policies as a way of making those once...
  • Why wages won't rise

    Why wages won't rise
    Jobs are coming back, but pay isn't. The median wage is still lower than it was before the Great Recession when you adjust for inflation. And wages show no sign of turning up. It used to be that as unemployment dropped, employers had to pay more to...
  • U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years

    U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years
    U.S. employers felt so secure about the economy's potential that this fall they advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years, according to the latest government data. U.S. organizations were looking to fill nearly 5 million positions available on...
  • UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost

    UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost
    The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees voted Monday to extend UConn President Susan Herbst's contract until 2019 with an overall increase in salary and other compensation that will bring her total compensation to more than $758,000 a year in...
  • 2015 job market: more opportunities, better offers

    2015 job market: more opportunities, better offers
    South Florida's workers shouldn't quite take the attitude of Johnny Paycheck, who sang "take this job and shove it," in the late-1970s. But workers "are starting to not be as scared. People are looking at new opportunities and growth again, rather...