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  • Internationalism prompts boom in language business

    WASHINGTON It's a high-stakes, multibillion-dollar industry with tight deadlines, demanding clients and lives at risk. Any miscommunication could cause a deep financial loss or death. Some in the industry work in war zones while others have cozy home...
  • Office Depot eligible for $5 million in incentives

    Office Depot eligible for $5 million in incentives
    Office Depot could receive up to $5 million in new economic incentives from Florida and local governments — on top of millions of dollars granted years earlier — for keeping its headquarters and jobs in Boca Raton. The details are included...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    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...
  • Universal may start soon on building a fifth hotel

    Documents filed last week with Orange County indicate that construction could be imminent on a fifth Universal Orlando hotel. A "notice of commencement" was filed with the Orange County comptroller's office for excavation work in the same area where,...
  • What is 'wage theft'?

    What is 'wage theft'?
    Recent high-profile protests across Chicago have brought attention to low-wage workers’ agitation for higher pay, and introduced a phrase that may not be familiar to the average Joe: “wage theft.” It's a dramatic term for something...
  • Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers state's growth

    Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers state's growth
    On the surface, California's job market is booming. The state has now recovered all the jobs lost during the recession, and done so at a faster pace than all but five states. The growth, though, belies a troubling imbalance. The fastest job creation...
  • Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters

    Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters
    Downers Grove's firefighters are set to receive salary bumps in each of the next three years, according to the terms of a new contract. Village council members voted 5-1 on Aug. 5 to approve the agreement, which stipulates base salary raises of 3...
  • Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]

    Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]
    Diners rejoice! Baltimore City is celebrating its summer Restaurant Week through Aug. 10, and Baltimore County restaurants kick off their celebration Friday. The events offer a great way to discover new places and fresh tastes or revisit old favorites...
  • Wages grew 1.7% in South Florida in a year

    Wage growth in South Florida slowed to a 1.7 percent increase in the year that ended June 30, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. In March, private sector pay in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties had been growing at an...
  • Pay your dues, in silence

    In April, President Barack Obama signed an executive order forcing federal contractors to allow employees to discuss their pay with each other. Seems pretty basic, but I guess you cannot take anything for granted in the workplace. It reminded me of one of...
  • 8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business

    8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business
    The National Football League's enviable success as a business is unparalleled. Literally. It is both unmatched and largely unmatchable. The NFL blazes its own trail, and it's tough to envision anyone else emerging from the scorched earth and burned...