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  • Benefits bonanza

    It's that time of year when employers distribute scads of documents, loaded with tiny print, from which employees must make benefit elections. The process can be dizzying, so let's try to break down the choices. Health Care: 149 million Americans...
  • Maryland Live's dealer school was job training without a paycheck, suit alleges

    Maryland Live's dealer school was job training without a paycheck, suit alleges
    Three students at the dealer school run by Maryland Live last year say it was a scheme to avoid paying wages while training employees. Now they are suing the casino in federal court. They say the casino told them the free training was a good deal, but...
  • Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension

    Disney gives CEO Robert Iger a two-year contract extension
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger's contract has been extended two years through June 2018, delaying the company's decision on choosing a successor but perhaps only slightly. Iger has headed Disney during a period of unprecedented...
  • Saints prepare for possible Graham absence

    The Sports Xchange Saints prepare for possible Graham absence METAIRIE, La. -- As the New Orleans Saints finished up an extended period of rest and relaxation that came with their bye on Sunday, they got some news that they didn't want to get. The...
  • Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus

    Disney CEO Bob Iger could take home $60-million bonus
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger, who inkedĀ a two-year contract extension on Thursday, could depart the company in 2018 with a bonus of up to $60 million. According to a filing with theĀ Securities and Exchange Commission, the...
  • Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest

    Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest
    John F. Reinhart, the Virginia Port Authority CEO appointed eight months ago and given the task of reversing the money-losing enterprise's finances, is the highest-paid port executive on the East Coast and perhaps in the nation, a Daily Press review of...
  • New job offer? Hold the phone: points to consider

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm ambitious and ready to move up while the job market is the best it's been in six years. Advice on making a good decision when I do get a job offer? -- I.L. A job offer is a pat on the back, making you feel special, valued, successful,...
  • Eric Frein manhunt costs at least $1.4 million per week

    Eric Frein manhunt costs at least $1.4 million per week
    The manhunt to find Eric Frein is costing law enforcement agencies more than $1 million per week as hundreds of officers from three states have flocked to the Poconos to form a net around the man accused of gunning down two Pennsylvania state troopers....
  • Living on the bare minimum

    Living on the bare minimum
    There's little room for surprises in James Collins' monthly scramble to manage rent, bills, debts and gas. The $250 repair bill for his fiancee's engagement ring didn't fit the budget. So he asked the jeweler if he could add the repair cost to his one-...
  • As recovery continues, Maryland households fall behind

    As recovery continues, Maryland households fall behind
    More than five years into the economic recovery, many Maryland households still aren't feeling the lift. Overall personal income — including wages, investment income and payments from programs such as Social Security — grew an estimated 1...
  • Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?

    Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?
    On Labor Day, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed raising the minimum wage for all workers in Los Angeles, eventually reaching a minimum of $13.25 an hour in 2017. Reactions were immediate. Organized labor applauded the proposal; business groups warned that it...