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  • 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,...
  • Hours before deadline, Saucon teachers ask for extension for contract vote, but district says no

    Hours before deadline, Saucon teachers ask for extension for contract vote, but district says no
    As the deadline approached Friday afternoon for the Saucon Valley Education Association to accept the school district's latest contract offer, union members asked for an extension allowing them to vote on the offer next week. In response, district...
  • 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...
  • Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance

    Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance
    With just a couple of weeks left in the Affordable Care Act's special enrollment period for health insurance in 2015, the federal government has released more details on those who signed up during the primary open enrollment, which ended Feb. 15. The...
  • Seattle CEO who cut his pay sees a 'moral imperative' to bridge income gap

    Seattle CEO who cut his pay sees a 'moral imperative' to bridge income gap
    Dan Price was about a mile into a Sunday hike on scenic Mt. Si when he knew what he had to do to change his life — and the lives of others. His hiking partner and close friend had just been notified that her rent was going up. She had no idea...
  • CBS CEO Leslie Moonves received $57 million in 2014

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves received $57 million in 2014
    CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains one of the most generously compensated executives in corporate America. The head of CBS -- which boasts the nation's most-watched TV network -- received total compensation for 2014 valued at $57 million....
  • St. Cloud ousts City Manager after big pay raise

    St. Cloud ousts City Manager after big pay raise
    St. Cloud City Manager Thomas E. Hurt, given a $37,000 bump in pay in January, was fired Thursday night. City Council voted 3-2 to oust Hurt, who had worked for St. Cloud since 1988 and served as its city manager since 2006. The move to boot Hurt...