| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:54 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:52 AM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch got a slight bump in overall pay for fiscal 2014.
Murdoch's total compensation for his role as 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%...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:20 PM
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,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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 —...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:38 AM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:42 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
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.