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  • Fair scheduling is about respect

    Fair scheduling is about respect
    Last year, my hourly wage at IKEA was raised by two dollars. While that's a substantial wage bump in the retail industry, it doesn't make up for another problem that affects millions of retail workers like me — the lack of predictable schedules or...
  • UAW prepares to set strategy for contract talks

    DETROIT For the United Automobile Workers union, 2015 will be a year of managing great expectations borne out of a recovering economy after years of sacrifices during tougher times. And negotiations will occur against a backdrop that includes the...
  • T. Rowe CEO's compensation rises in 2014

    T. Rowe CEO's compensation rises in 2014
    T. Rowe Price Group CEO and President James A.C. Kennedy took home about $8.9 million in compensation last year after a boost in his incentive pay, according to the company's annual proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The...
  • Dolphins will use fifth-year option on Ryan Tannehill if long-term deal isn't done

    Dolphins will use fifth-year option on Ryan Tannehill if long-term deal isn't done
    The Miami Dolphins are certain Ryan Tannehill is the future of the franchise and will spend this spring trying to finalize a long-term contract for the team's starting quarterback, who produced a 92.5 passer rating last season. If an agreement can't...
  • 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...
  • How to help a family member with mental illness

    How to help a family member with mental illness
    Dear Liz: My son, who is almost 50, is mentally and emotionally challenged. He has been unemployed and homeless for years. Although not a criminal, he's been in jail a few times because of his explosive, combative nature. There seems to be no help for him...
  • Waiting for the Children's Health Insurance Program

    WASHINGTON The federal-state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will run out of money on Sept. 30. Until recently, Congress showed little interest in paying for it. But last week, the House agreed on a bill that would continue the $13 billion...
  • Baltimore schools paying millions in additional income

    Baltimore schools paying millions in additional income
    As the Baltimore school system was running up a $72 million deficit last year — a gap that officials say will force layoffs for the first time in more than a decade — it paid out $46 million in bonuses, overtime pay and accrued leave,...
  • Former charter schools CEO earning $250K as Rauner adviser

    A former Chicago charter schools executive is earning $250,000 a year to spearhead Gov. Bruce Rauner's top education initiatives, a salary that is more than double what her predecessors received and places her as the highest-paid member of a Cabinet...
  • Three studies of L.A. minimum wage boosts reach different conclusions

    Three studies of L.A. minimum wage boosts reach different conclusions
    Would boosting L.A.'s minimum wage to $13.25 or $15.25 an hour pump up the city's economy — or deflate it? Economists hired by business and labor groups and the city released competing studies Thursday on what would happen if Los Angeles boosted...
  • Would L.A. wage hike cost 140,000 jobs or add $5.9 billion in stimulus?

    Would L.A. wage hike cost 140,000 jobs or add $5.9 billion in stimulus?
    Business and labor groups released warring studies Thursday on how boosting the citywide minimum wage to $13.25 or $15.25 an hour would affect the Los Angeles economy. The new analyses mark the latest step in the pitched debate over how or whether the...