| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:47 PM
CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains the king of media compensation.
The 64-year-old television executive and Beverly Hills resident was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:13 AM
John Hopkins Hospital and the union representing housekeepers, food servers and other workers were unable to agree on a contract Thursday night, leaving open the possibility for a strike beginning April. 9.
Local union 1199SEIU United Healthcare...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:36 PM
A month after the Naperville City Council nixed its pension benefits, it is considering doing away with health care perks too.
Councilman Paul Hinterlong made the proposal Tuesday, saying the council positions are considered part-time and therefore...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:43 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama used his executive power and a hot-button issue to try to stoke support from a key election-year constituency Tuesday, as he issued two directives aimed at ensuring federal contractors pay women as much as men for...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:24 AM
If Maryland moves to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour — as it should — employers around the state are going to have to adjust the way they do business, even if they don't presently have any minimum wage workers. Once those with lower...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:42 PM
It's a fair criticism of what's written about life as a wage slave -- from journalists and economists alike -- that it's delivered by people who don't have firsthand experience of what that life is like. As a result, a great deal of reporting about worker...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:42 PM
As a bipartisan agency, the Congressional Budget Office has to tread lightly when it tells any of its clients on Capitol Hill that they're full of it. So the agency's remarks Monday about the employment impact of the Affordable Care Act is remarkable...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The owners of the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby have a right to their religious beliefs. So do their 28,000 employees. And the citizens of the United States also have a right to a government that protects their health and welfare.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Naperville's next mayor shouldn't expect a salary much different than the current mayor.
The City Council on Monday gave informal approval to rolling the current cell phone and Internet stipend into the mayor's salary starting next year, but otherwise...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The chief executive of Waterbury-based Webster Financial Corp. earned a pay package of $2.4 million in 2013 but saw a sharp decline in a cash bonus tied to the bank's financial performance, a shareholder proxy filed Friday shows.
Chairman and Chief...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The president and chief executive of People's United Financial Inc. received a compensation package of $3.6 million in 2013, a 20 percent increase from 2012, according to a shareholder filing Friday.
In addition, Jack Barnes, who has led the parent of...