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  • Tapping retirement accounts penalty-free before 59 1/2

    Workers are retiring earlier these days, whether by choice or not, and many find they need to withdraw funds from retirement accounts prior to age 59 1/2. That's the age when account holders can take distributions from 401(k) plans and traditional and...
  • Police union leaders, Garcetti trade charges over contract

    Police union leaders, Garcetti trade charges over contract
    With Los Angeles city and police union officials headed back to the negotiating table, the two sides spent Tuesday taking public jabs at each other over the failure so far to reach a contract agreement. Scores of rank-and-file cops and their leaders...
  • Robin Abcarian: New contract an extraordinary win for NFL cheerleaders

    On July 1, about six months after being hit with a wage theft lawsuit that generated worldwide attention, the Oakland Raiders shipped out a new contract to the 40 members of its Raiderettes cheerleading squad, who call themselves "football's fabulous...
  • TidewaterBiz event (with photos): Economist says Hampton Roads jobs recovery stalls

    TidewaterBiz event (with photos): Economist says Hampton Roads jobs recovery stalls
    The private sector needs to step it up if Hampton Roads wants to see further economic growth, Old Dominion University economist Vinod Agarwal told more than 150 attendees of the TidewaterBiz networking event on July 8. Currently, 42 percent of the...
  • Bronzeville Comedy Showcase debuts July 16

    Bronzeville Comedy Showcase debuts July 16
    Seven years ago, Bronzeville resident Brian Babylon was earning a good salary as a media director for a multimedia firm and working the stand-up open mic circuit—when he founded the Bronzeville Comedy Showcase. Hosted in the courtyard of a coffee...
  • Firm plans Winter Springs HQ expansion

    Firm plans Winter Springs HQ expansion
    Advanced IT Concepts Inc. plans to expand its corporate headquarters in Winter Springs – a nearly $2 million project expected to bring 50 new jobs to Seminole County over the next five years, company and government leaders said Monday. The...
  • Raising Chicago's minimum wage: Issue divides workers, businesses

    Raising Chicago's minimum wage: Issue divides workers, businesses
    A task force created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommended Monday that the city increase its minimum wage to $13 per hour from the current $8.25 by 2018. In the wake of the Minimum Wage Working Group's report, the only agreement among workers and store...
  • Top Newport-Mesa officials get raises

    Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees have approved a 6% salary increase for the superintendent and five executive cabinet members. The board voted 6 to 0 on Tuesday night to approve pay increases for Supt. Fred Navarro; Paul Reed, the deputy...
  • Nicholas Zaffiris: Implementing a successful worksite wellness program

    An increasing number of employers are offering worksite wellness programs, but can these programs be effective? The answer is "yes." Successful worksite wellness programs help improve employees' health and productivity and reduce medical costs for...
  • Frye's salary will become more cap friendly as his Magic tenure progresses

    The four-year, $32 million agreement between the Orlando Magic and power forward Channing Frye will become more friendly to the team's payroll figure as Frye's tenure progresses. According to an industry source with knowledge of the agreement, the Magic...
  • Hopkins, union agree to tentative deal on wage increases

    Hopkins, union agree to tentative deal on wage increases
    After months of negotiations, one strike and the threat of another, and intervention from the governor, Johns Hopkins Hospital and 2,000 service workers reached a tentative labor agreement early Tuesday that some said could become an "important benchmark"...