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  • Google lavishes chairman with $109 million pay package

    Google paid its billionaire Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt nearly $109 million last year while the company's stock slumped. Most of the compensation consisted of stock valued at $100 million. It was the largest stock package that Schmidt has received...
  • $13,000 raise for Park Ridge development head put on hold

    A $13,000 pay raise recommended for a Park Ridge city employee was not included in the annual budget recently adopted by the City Council. City Manager Shawn Hamilton told aldermen that he had removed from the 2015-16 budget a $13,075 "salary adjustment"...
  • Work and play can go together

    Work and play can go together
    Sometimes you just need to have a little fun at work. We asked all of our Top Workplaces how they help employees reduce stress and have fun. Fifteen responded. Here's what they said. • All Star Recruiting: First and foremost, we make sure the...
  • Wal-Mart's CEO pay falls 24 pct for 2014

    Unimpressive results at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are hurting pay for its top executives. Wal-Mart's CEO Doug McMillon, who took over the top job at the world's largest retailer in February 2014, received a compensation package worth $19.06 million in the...
  • Low wages, trade deals luring auto plants and jobs to Mexico

    Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada, yet helped keep car and truck prices in check for consumers. In the past two years, eight...
  • American Airlines CEO to be paid entirely in company stock

    The CEO of American Airlines received compensation valued at $12.3 million last year and will stop drawing a salary and instead be paid entirely in company stock. CEO Doug Parker said Wednesday that the change started immediately and would make his...
  • Two views on the Actors' Equity wage hike for L.A.'s small theaters

    Two views on the Actors' Equity wage hike for L.A.'s small theaters
    For decades, the Los Angeles small-theater scene has operated under a single set of wage rules based on the willingness of professional, unionized actors to perform for token fees. Now this world is about to break in two. Leaders of the national stage...
  • Care workers deserve pay that better matches their service

    Care workers deserve pay that better matches their service
    Last week, underpaid care workers — home-care providers and nursing-home and hospital workers — across Florida took to the streets to fight for $15 an hour and a union. They are a part of a growing movement that includes adjunct professors and...
  • UF coach Billy Donovan reportedly drawing interest from Oklahoma City Thunder

    UF coach Billy Donovan reportedly drawing interest from Oklahoma City Thunder
    Oklahoma City's decision to fire coach Scott Brooks Wednesday has renewed speculation Gators' coach Billy Donovan might leave for the NBA after 19 seasons at UF. Yahoo Sports reports Donovan is expected "to become a serious candidate" of the opening,...
  • Engineers may have best luck finding entry-level jobs, report says

    Engineers may have best luck finding entry-level jobs, report says
    College students angling for their first jobs out of school may have the most luck if they have engineering backgrounds. A trio of engineering positions — engineer, systems engineer and software engineer — took the top spots as professions...
  • Labor Panel Passes Bill That Would Charge Big Employers With Low-Wage Workers

    Labor Panel Passes Bill That Would Charge Big Employers With Low-Wage Workers
    HARTFORD — The legislature's labor committee voted 6-4 Tuesday to advance a bill that would levy fees on large for-profit employers with low-wage workers. The measure, which would raise hundreds of millions of dollars a year for state coffers,...