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  • Eyeing shuttle bus drivers, union tries to grab more territory in Silicon Valley

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Shuttle bus drivers for five prominent tech companies will decide whether to unionize on Friday in a vote that has the potential to dramatically expand organized labor's territory in Silicon Valley and embolden others in the tech...
  • LSU: Cassidy performed work required for university salary

    A university audit released Wednesday appears to clear newly-elected U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of allegations he did little work for the taxpayer-funded annual salary he was paid for medical teaching work at LSU during his time in Congress. The internal...
  • Wal-Mart raises will still leave many unable to pay expenses

    Wal-Mart raises will still leave many unable to pay expenses
    For roughly 500,000 Wal-Mart workers set to receive pay raises, something is better than nothing. But it still won't be enough for many of them to afford housing and transportation and feed and raise children without government aid, according to...
  • Half-million of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping its decision to boost workers' paychecks will help it boost its bottom line. The nation's largest private employer announced on Thursday that it's giving a raise to about half-million U.S. workers as part of a $1 billion...
  • Yes: Level playing field to keep industry: Front Burner

    Yes: Level playing field to keep industry: Front Burner
    The Taylors came to Orlando 20 years ago in search of work and a good place to raise a family. Carla and Jeff built a house in College Park and enjoyed life as their daughter grew up while involved in school, sports and church. The Taylors' story, though,...
  • Wal-Mart pay hike may put pressure on other low-paying industries

     Wal-Mart pay hike may put pressure on other low-paying industries
    Wal-Mart's advertising slogan is "Save money, live better," but for years the world's largest retailer has been criticized for not paying its workers enough to do that. Now, facing rising minimum wages in California and other states, competition for...
  • Wal-Mart's wage hike still too little too late

    Wal-Mart's wage hike still too little too late
    As Spider-Man so wisely put it, "With great power comes great responsibility." Wal-Mart announced Thursday that it will boost wages for about half a million workers to at least $9 an hour, or $1.75 above the federal minimum wage. This is a good thing....
  • How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?

    How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?
    The Saucon Valley School District will offer a new contract proposal to its teachers union this week in an attempt to end a contentious three-year impasse. While the two sides were locking horns, a throng of Lehigh Valley school districts forged new...
  • German company putting nearly 140 jobs in Henderson County

    A German company that makes medical equipment is building a plant in Henderson County that will employ nearly 140 people. Raumedic Inc. announced Tuesday it will spend more than $26 million and create about 138 jobs in Mills River over the next five...
  • In Obama's 2016 budget plan, death hastens taxes

    WASHINGTON An old adage says the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. President Barack Obama is proposing a new twist: accelerated taxes on retirement savings AFTER death. Obama wants to change the way the government taxes 401(k)...
  • Oil slump threatens easy life of affluent Norwegians

    Losing his job on a Norwegian oil rig meant more to Kristoffer Sandberg than saying goodbye to a high salary. It has caused a shift down in lifestyle and expectations, something an increasing number of people in this small oil-rich country are facing....