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  • Mexican growers offer 15 pct in Baja farm strike

    Export-oriented commercial farms in Mexico's Baja California state say they have offered farm workers a 15-percent wage increase to end a two-week-old strike. But leaders of the farmworkers called the offer unacceptable, and said they want assured...
  • Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients

    Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients
    Coping with ever-increasing medical bills is frustrating — and getting more so. A recent survey by private health insurance exchange EHealth highlights the pressure Americans are feeling. It found that more than 6 in 10 people say they're more...
  • Four Magic Years As Malloy's Commissioner Nearly Tripled Ex-Legislator's Pension

    Four Magic Years As Malloy's Commissioner Nearly Tripled Ex-Legislator's Pension
    It's a fine thing to be appointed by the governor as head of a state agency, because you can expect to serve four years or more at an annual salary typically from $130,000 to $180,000. But it's finer still if, prior to being appointed, you've already...
  • Google's new CFO gets $70M for defecting from Morgan Stanley

    Google's new CFO gets $70M for defecting from Morgan Stanley
    Google's new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, is being paid more than $70 million for defecting from the same job at investment bank Morgan Stanley. The lucrative pay package disclosed in a Thursday regulatory filing underscored how much Google...
  • Can you trust investment advice?

    Can you trust investment advice?
    Where do you turn for investment advice -- and how do you know you can trust that advice? That's the challenge faced by a generation of Americans who are now rolling their company retirement plans into IRAs. The financial services industry is ready for...
  • How young women can bridge retirement savings gap

    How young women can bridge retirement savings gap
    Saving enough money for retirement can be daunting for anyone. But a growing body of research shows that women in particular lack the confidence to plan for old age. According to the latest annual retirement survey by financial services firm...
  • As Etsy eyes IPO, 3 Chicago sellers share their stories, hopes for future

    As Etsy eyes IPO, 3 Chicago sellers share their stories, hopes for future
    As Etsy turns 10 years old, the ballooning online marketplace of all things crafty, vintage and handmade is laying the groundwork for its future. Earlier this month, the Brooklyn-based craft site filed documents to go public in what is expected to be...
  • Cal State trustees to review cost-cutting measures at Long Beach meeting

    Cal State trustees to review cost-cutting measures at Long Beach meeting
    The 23 campuses of the California State University system are sharing more resources, from combining financial systems to coordinating the purchase of electronic library materials in an effort to reduce costs and maximize all available services. How...
  • Is a male nurse worth $5,148 more than a female nurse?

    Is a male nurse worth $5,148 more than a female nurse?
    For nurses, it pays to be a man. Registered nurses who are male earn nearly $11,000 more per year than RNs who are female, new research shows. Only about half of that difference can be explained by factors like education, work experience and clinical...
  • Don't laugh at College of DuPage because it's Lake County's problem, too

    Don't laugh at College of DuPage because it's Lake County's problem, too
    If you have wondered what a public relations firm gets paid $250 an hour to do, it's like George Bush's "strategery." For just a little more, you get strategerization with a dose of "messaging" mixed in like gluten. Taxpayers might not appreciate...
  • L.A. County supervisors poised to begin weighing minimum wage hike

    L.A. County supervisors poised to begin weighing minimum wage hike
    A majority of Los Angeles County supervisors want to consider raising the minimum wage for county residents and employees, joining a growing number of local governments in the region. Officials in the city of Los Angeles are considering raising the...