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  • Hokies bump pay for assistant football coaches in 2015

    Bud Foster isn’t the only Virginia Tech assistant football coach receiving a raise. The school bumped the pay of each of his eight colleagues 6.0 percent. The increases were mandated by a clause in head coach Frank Beamer's contract, which calls...
  • Language in proposed Virginia budget worries workers, patients

    Language in proposed Virginia budget worries workers, patients
    A paragraph in Gov. Terry McAuliffe's new Medicaid budget is sending ripples of concern through the home health care industry, worrying workers and the families they serve. Advocates said the new rule could cause labor shortages, push disabled people...
  • Audit finds $30 million in 'questionable' court spending and salaries

    California's court leaders spent $30 million over four years on "questionable" expenses and salaries, leaving less money for cash-strapped trial courts, a state audit said Wednesday. The audit, ordered by the Legislature, called on the court's statewide...
  • Insurance costs continue to squeeze workers

    Insurance costs continue to squeeze workers
    Although health insurance costs have not exploded under the Affordable Care Act, as many critics said would happen, the law hasn't provided much relief to American workers either, according to a new study of employer-provided health benefits. Workers...
  • On-call workers entitled to pay for all hours spent at job, court rules

    Employees who while on call are required to stay at a worksite should be compensated for all their hours, including sleep time, the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday. In a decision written by Justice Carol A. Corrigan, the state’...
  • The most common money mistakes millennials make

    The most common money mistakes millennials make
    We asked financial experts to answer the following question: What's the most common money-related mistake young people make? Here are their thoughts: "Young adults who get a handle on their budget often sacrifice savings for making larger payments...
  • Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...
  • Why wages won't rise

    Why wages won't rise
    Jobs are coming back, but pay isn't. The median wage is still lower than it was before the Great Recession when you adjust for inflation. And wages show no sign of turning up. It used to be that as unemployment dropped, employers had to pay more to...
  • U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years

    U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years
    U.S. employers felt so secure about the economy's potential that this fall they advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years, according to the latest government data. U.S. organizations were looking to fill nearly 5 million positions available on...
  • US job openings climb to 14-year high, pointing to strong hiring ahead

    The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down. U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That suggests businesses are determined to...
  • Aetna Minimum-Pay Boost To Help 5,700 Workers, Few In Connecticut

    Aetna Minimum-Pay Boost To Help 5,700 Workers, Few In Connecticut
    Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini told employees at a meeting Monday the company is raising its minimum wage to $16 per hour in April. It will be a pay boost for about 5,700 employees, of which 26 are in Connecticut. Most of the employees who will benefit...