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  • Obamacare at one year: a birthday assessment

    Obamacare at one year: a birthday assessment
    The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010. Some provisions went into effect by the end of that year and some over the following three years. But by popular perception, the act kicked in last Oct. 1, when enrollment for...
  • Darden CEO will leave with $36 million

    Darden CEO will leave with $36 million
    Darden CEO Clarence Otis will get nearly $36 million in cash, stocks and other benefits when he leaves the embattled restaurant chain later this year. His compensation and pay for two other top executives ousted in the past year will total about $68.4...
  • Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014

    Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch got a slight bump in overall pay for fiscal 2014. Murdoch's total compensation for his role asĀ 21st Century Fox's chairman and chief executive rose to $29.2 million for the 12 months that ended June 30. That's up about 1%...
  • Passion for helping youth trumps a big paycheck for wellness coordinator

    By Erinn Hutkin Jim Bell doesn't believe you have to "look like Mr. Olympia" or run the Chicago Marathon every year to educate others about health and fitness. He simply strives to practice what he preaches. "You have to be well-versed in what you're...
  • A self-adjusting minimum wage

    To the editor: Why should workers at big hotels be paid a higher minimum wage than busboys, cooks, clerks and other non-hotel workers? Why isn't there just a realistic minimum wage for all occupations? ("L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for...
  • L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for hotel workers

    L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for hotel workers
    Big hotels in Los Angeles will soon be required to pay at least $15.37 an hour to their workers — one of the highest minimum-wage requirements in the country. The City Council voted 12 to 3 on Wednesday to impose the higher wage on large hotels,...
  • Apopka's Anderson collects nearly $350,000 in unused sick, vacation time

    Apopka's Anderson collects nearly $350,000 in unused sick, vacation time
    The city of Apopka on Wednesday paid former Chief Administrative Officer Richard Anderson $346,665 in unused vacation time, personal days and sick leave as part of his retirement package. The payout did not include Anderson's two city pensions —...
  • Florida 8th worst state for teachers, study says

    Florida 8th worst state for teachers, study says
    Florida ranks near the bottom when it comes to opportunities for teachers, according to a new study. It was the "eighth worst state for teachers" on the list that ranked the 50 states and Washington, D.C. The study by WalletHub was released this...
  • United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each

    United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each
    In hopes of cutting its staffing budget, United Airlines announced plans Monday to offer veteran flight attendants early buyout packages of up to $100,000 each. United, which has been struggling to reconcile union contracts since its merger with...
  • Two political novices push incumbent for change in Margate

    Two political novices push incumbent for change in Margate
    Two political novices are trying to unseat a commissioner, saying much change is needed at City Hall. Voters take to the polls in November to pick a leader for Seat 3, a four-year term. Development in the area along State Road 7 that the city hopes to...
  • Office Depot, Pratt & Whitney approved for government incentives

    Office Depot, Pratt & Whitney approved for government incentives
    Palm Beach County Commissioners approved millions of dollars in incentives Tuesday for Office Depot and Pratt & Whitney. The only opposition came from two county residents who raised concerns about giving public help to private companies. Palm Beach...