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  • No-tip restaurant offers food for thought on employee wages, benefits

    No-tip restaurant offers food for thought on employee wages, benefits
    Customers to Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie might be in for a surprise when they read the note attached to their bills: "Tipping is not necessary." That's food for thought in an industry where servers depend on gratuities for the bulk of their pay....
  • Amid talk of a recovered economy, hard-hit worker struggles to stay afloat

    Ask Joshua Thevenin — who since last month has been a newspaper salesman, fireworks vendor and tele-marketer — what he thinks about assertions the economy is roaring toward recovery and you'll get a sigh and a shake of his head. "I don't...
  • UC regents delay move to link coaches' bonuses to athletes' grades

    After spirited debate over how to improve student athletes’ performance in the classroom, the University of California regents on Thursday blocked a proposed new policy that would have linked coaches’ compensation to their teams’...
  • Salary, buyout details revealed for Jim Harbaugh's $41-million Michigan contract

    New football coach Jim Harbaugh's seven-year contract with the Michigan, obtained by the Free Press on Friday, could be worth significantly more than $5.7 million in annual average and is almost fully guaranteed. Perhaps of most interest to Michigan...
  • Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds

    Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds
    Health care costs might be rising less sharply than they were a few years ago, but employers continue to make employees take on more of the burden, and that's likely to continue, a new survey shows. Plans with high deductibles are becoming the norm, and...
  • Sophia Bera: Gen Y tax-saving tips

    Many young taxpayers miss out on tax-saving opportunities because they just aren't aware of them. Here are some tax credits and deductions these folks shouldn't overlook. STUDENT LOAN INTEREST DEDUCTION Education borrowing is a big concern for many...
  • Charter school business expands in Fort Lauderdale

    Charter school business expands in Fort Lauderdale
    Charter Schools USA, a management company for charter schools, is expanding its corporate headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. The company said it will create 73 jobs at an average annual salary of about $60,000 and retain 188 existing Florida jobs,...
  • Virginia Port Authority CEO set to receive incentive pay next month

     Virginia Port Authority CEO set to receive incentive pay next month
    Granted that John F. Reinhart remains CEO of the Virginia Port Authority, come Feb. 10, he's slated to receive an impressive salary bump, making him the highest paid port executive on the East Coast. Members of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) Board of...
  • Federal debt will explode over next 10 years, CBO says

    WASHINGTON The federal debt is set to explode over the next decade even as the budget deficit is projected to reach its lowest level of the Obama presidency, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday. The annual deficit should total $468 billion for...
  • Finding balance in L.A.'s minimum wage discussion

    Finding balance in L.A.'s minimum wage discussion
    Rob Lohman took a huge risk five years ago when he started a company in downtown Los Angeles that makes eco-chic clothing out of organic cotton and hemp. One day last year he was surprised to get a call from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. "He wanted...
  • Good news for 2015 college grads

    DEAR JOYCE: I'll get my IT degree in five months but have already been offered employment. I'd like to accept the position right now, but my dad suggests I wait to see if a better offer comes along. Your take? -- H.G. Surprise! After a long run of new...