| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Aldermen could vote next week on a revised measure from Mayor Rahm Emanuel that would raise the minimum wage while also slowing the rate at which the floor for pay tops out.
Emanuel introduced a plan in July that would hike the minimum hourly wage in...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner warned Tuesday that approving minimum wage hikes without enacting business reforms could hurt Chicago's competitiveness and worsen unemployment. As he sought to draw a dark picture of the state's finances before he takes...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: What should I focus on when making decisions during open enrollment for my employee benefits for 2015?
A: People tend to concentrate on health insurance decisions during open enrollment in the fall (see our Guide to Picking the Best Health Insurance...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Orlando City's move to sign Brazilian star Kaká turned out to be the biggest in Major League Soccer history.
The MLS players union released its latest salary figures, and Kaká came in with a base salary of $6.66 million and an annual guaranteed...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 1:38 PM
DRB Capital plans to hire 75 employees and double its employment in Delray Beach in exchange for $450,000 in state and local incentives, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County said this week.
Through DRB, people who have structured...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Typical retirement advice calls for contributing to your 401(k) account at least to max out the company match.
There's no denying that the match is a huge part of retirement planning. Employer contributions can really add up. For instance, employees...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:08 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Moving one step closer to Sen. John Thrasher becoming the school's president, Florida State University trustees on Monday unanimously approved a proposed five-year contract with a base value of as much as $2.15 million.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex.
Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers.
Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Republican challenger Bruce Rauner and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn made their campaign pitches from the pulpit Sunday, visiting African-American churches as they compete for the critical black vote in the close contest.
For Rauner, it’s part of a...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:42 PM
NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
| 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...