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  • Phoenix CEO Compensated $1.5 Million Last Year

    The chief executive of The Phoenix Cos. had a compensation package totaling $1.5 million in 2013, according to a proxy statement filed this week. Pay for the CEO, James D. Wehr, comprised $700,000 in salary, $203,000 in non-equity incentive pay, $68,...
  • Stephon Marbury: From NBA bad boy to Chinese celebrity

    Stephon Marbury: From NBA bad boy to Chinese celebrity
    Five years ago, Stephon Marbury’s basketball career looked to be at a dead end. His spats with two New York Knicks coaches had led to their firings; he had been banned by the team; journalists branded him the “most reviled” athlete in...
  • Six L.A. council members seek to boost minimum wage to $15.25 an hour

    Six L.A. council members seek to boost minimum wage to $15.25 an hour
    Los Angeles lawmakers upped the ante Tuesday in the drive for a higher minimum wage, unveiling a plan that is more aggressive than Mayor Eric Garcetti's proposed increase. On the same day that Vice President Joe Biden threw his support behind Garcetti's...
  • UK permanent hirings growth slows to 10-month low: REC

    LONDON (Reuters) - The number of permanent hirings by British companies carried out via recruitment companies rose at the slowest pace in 10 months in September and growth in starting salaries also weakened, a survey showed on Wednesday. By contrast, pay...
  • Tax laws, state benefits opened to same-sex couples in Virginia

    Virginia tax laws are changing, partners of some Virginia state employees will be able to get health insurance and orders are snapping out across state government to make sure that state agencies and facilities treat same-sex married couples the same...
  • Oil boom thins the ranks of loggers

    This is an interesting time in the logging business, one of Wisconsin's signature industries. Sawmills are looking for logs and the logging industry is looking for loggers. "It's a smidge more complicated than that but, yes, you could say there is a...
  • Report: Lower wages mean more sexual harassment

    Report: Lower wages mean more sexual harassment
    Sexual harassment of restaurant employees is most common in states where the minimum wage for tipped workers is lowest, according to a report slated for release Tuesday by Restaurant Opportunities Centers United. “Management knows that in order to...
  • Higher health insurance deductibles giving workers pain

    When workers across the country crack open their annual employee benefits packages this fall, many will likely feel immediate relief. Premiums for their employer-provided health insurance will be up, but not as much as in the past. If they read a...
  • Paul Gallagher: Get a 401(k) or die poor

    If you work for a company that doesn't offer a retirement plan, hand the boss this column. If he is a grouch, slip it under his door while he's out. Here's why. The data make it clear that a retirement plan at work is the best guarantee that you won't...
  • How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?

    How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?
    Dear Liz: Our grandson's stellar high school performance and his family financial situation were such that he was admitted to his state university with grants sufficient to pay all school fees, including room and board, with no loans or work-study. His...
  • Weigh options when losing health coverage at work: COBRA or Obamacare?

     Weigh options when losing health coverage at work: COBRA or Obamacare?
    When Amanda Lean decided to leave her full-time job to work as a private political consultant, she had a decision to make: continue with the insurance she had through her previous job — or shop for a plan on her own. Keeping the insurance she...