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  • Target to raise worker pay to at least $9 an hour, report says

    Target to raise worker pay to at least $9 an hour, report says
    Target Corp. plans to raise pay for workers to at least $9 an hour, following similar wage increases by retail rivals Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and T.J. Maxx parent company TJX Cos., according to a report. The nation's third-largest retailer will implement...
  • Lardarius Webb talks about contract situation, Haloti Ngata trade, Ed Block awards

    Lardarius Webb talks about contract situation, Haloti Ngata trade, Ed Block awards
    The Ravens entered the offseason with defensive stars Haloti Ngata and Lardarius Webb contracted for the 2015 season, but with salary cap figures too high for the team's liking. Ngata and the team couldn’t settle on a way to reduce his salary...
  • Endorsement: Ballot measures C, D, E and O

    Endorsement: Ballot measures C, D, E and O
    Measure C Yes. Glendale, like many cities of its size, is effectively run by a small group of people. These are the ones that show up to every event, serve on the city’s nonprofit boards, serve as commissioners on city boards and, yes, run for...
  • Saucon Valley softens deal, teachers propose new offer

    Saucon Valley softens deal, teachers propose new offer
    The Saucon Valley School District softened its contract offer to its teachers union, making concessions on major sticking points involving salaries and health care, but it wasn't enough to end the more than three-year dispute. Instead, the Saucon...
  • Webster Financial CEO Sees Boost In 2014 Pay Package

    The chief executive of Waterbury-based Webster Financial Corp. received a compensation package of $3.5 million, boosted by a higher cash incentive payment tied to the bank's financial performance, a shareholder proxy filed Friday shows. The package for...
  • Ripple effect seen as companies' starting wages rise

    Ripple effect seen as companies' starting wages rise
    When Disney World agreed last year to pay its workers at least $10 an hour starting in 2016, it fueled predictions that others in the hospitality industry would follow. Now, with other major employers adopting the $10-an-hour wage, a local union is...
  • Local BP workers hopeful end of strike is near

    Local BP workers hopeful end of strike is near
    WHITING--With a tentative settlement reached on the national level and talks under way locally, striking union workers at the BP Whiting Refinery Friday described themselves in three words -- happy, hopeful and anxious. "It's been about five weeks now....
  • Retirement: Nice work if you can get it

    Retirement: Nice work if you can get it
    In most professions, employers can no longer require you to retire at a certain age, but keeping yourself relevant in your current career or attractive to your next employer is on you, says Catherine Collinson, president of the Transamerica Center for...
  • Help Squad: Do you know about these tax facts?

    Help Squad: Do you know about these tax facts?
    As everyone knows only too well, April 15 is rapidly approaching. In preparation for tax day, Help Squad reached out to two CPAs for some professional advice on your behalf: Julie Martin, a Glenview-based CPA, and Curtis Webley of Webley's Accounting...
  • Breaking down Justin Forsett's three-year, $9 million deal with Ravens

    Breaking down Justin Forsett's three-year, $9 million deal with Ravens
    Now that the Ravens have officially signed veteran running back Justin Forsett, here's a full breakdown of his three-year, $9 million contract. The Baltimore Sun obtained a copy of the deal, which includes a $2.1 million signing bonus. Forsett has a...
  • Facebook approves shuttle drivers contract

    Facebook and the shuttle drivers who transport employees to and from its Menlo Park, Calif., campus agreed on a union-negotiated contract Thursday. The contract offers “life-changing improvements” for Loop Transportation's drivers, including...