| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:12 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:18 PM
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...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In late June, military and defense personnel from throughout Florida gathered here to discuss the state's military bases, covering issues from efficiency to readiness. Central to this assembly was Team Orlando, the 12-member collaborative alliance that...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:30 AM
The tentative contract reached early Tuesday between Johns Hopkins Hospital and the labor union representing about 2,000 of its service workers represents a victory not only for the hospital and members of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East but...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:06 PM
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.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:46 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
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...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:06 PM
California's low-wage workers now have a little more money to pay their rent, see a doctor or hold an occasional backyard barbecue, now that the Fourth of July has come and gone.
The state's minimum wage rose one dollar Tuesday to $9 an hour.
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:45 PM
At a noisy warehouse off Veterans Highway in Millersville, a young woman concentrates as she pokes black shoelaces into cardboard packaging. In another room, workers slowly count tiny bottles of hair products, placing them in plastic bags that will end up...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Friday's print column Maybe now, with righteousness and indignation on full boil as the nation debates the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, we can recognize the wisdom of moving away from the employer-provided insurance model that's at the source....