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  • Male nurses scarce but make more money than women RNs: Study

    Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found. The gender gap for registered nurses' salaries amounts to a little over $5,000 yearly on average and it hasn't budged in more than 20 years....
  • Cal State trustees to review cost-cutting measures at Long Beach meeting

    Cal State trustees to review cost-cutting measures at Long Beach meeting
    The 23 campuses of the California State University system are sharing more resources, from combining financial systems to coordinating the purchase of electronic library materials in an effort to reduce costs and maximize all available services. How...
  • Is a male nurse worth $5,148 more than a female nurse?

    Is a male nurse worth $5,148 more than a female nurse?
    For nurses, it pays to be a man. Registered nurses who are male earn nearly $11,000 more per year than RNs who are female, new research shows. Only about half of that difference can be explained by factors like education, work experience and clinical...
  • Don't laugh at College of DuPage because it's Lake County's problem, too

    Don't laugh at College of DuPage because it's Lake County's problem, too
    If you have wondered what a public relations firm gets paid $250 an hour to do, it's like George Bush's "strategery." For just a little more, you get strategerization with a dose of "messaging" mixed in like gluten. Taxpayers might not appreciate...
  • Dozier agrees to $20 million, 4-year contract with Twins

    The Minnesota Twins gave second baseman Brian Dozier a new contract, covering his eligibility for salary arbitration in the coming years. The deal wasn't long enough to affect his future timing of free agency, but Dozier sounded as though he's never...
  • L.A. County supervisors poised to begin weighing minimum wage hike

    L.A. County supervisors poised to begin weighing minimum wage hike
    A majority of Los Angeles County supervisors want to consider raising the minimum wage for county residents and employees, joining a growing number of local governments in the region. Officials in the city of Los Angeles are considering raising the...
  • Pension changes boost compensation for Newport News shipyard execs

    Pension changes boost compensation for Newport News shipyard execs
    Thanks to soaring increases in pension fund values, top executives at Huntington Ingalls Industries saw a significant jump in compensation in 2014, documents show. President and CEO Mike Petters saw a 47.5 percent increase in compensation from 2013 to...
  • A brush with pet grooming led to Vanity Fur

    SHOREWOOD, Wis. Blueberry facial cream, pink hair dye and a whole lot of dogs these are just a few things that could be found at Cori Bliesner's pet grooming boutique, Vanity Fur. The Milwaukee-area shop offers jobs for its four professional groomers...
  • How young women can bridge retirement savings gap

    How young women can bridge retirement savings gap
    Saving enough money for retirement can be daunting for anyone. But a growing body of research shows that women in particular lack the confidence to plan for old age. According to the latest annual retirement survey by financial services firm...
  • Lawmakers call for change on city schools leave pay

    Lawmakers call for change on city schools leave pay
    State and local lawmakers called on Baltimore school officials Monday to rein in policies and practices that led the district to pay employees $46 million last year in accrued leave, bonuses, overtime, stipends and other compensation. The district...
  • On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate

    When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be silenced and ordinary people would see that the health care law improved their lives. The White House ceremony on...