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  • How AP and Equilar calculated CEO pay

    For its annual study of CEO pay, The Associated Press used data provided by Equilar, an executive compensation research firm. Equilar examined the regulatory filings detailing the pay packages of 338 companies. Equilar looked at companies in the Standard...
  • Bucking the trend, Irvine may repeal its living wage law

    Bucking the trend, Irvine may repeal its living wage law
    A week after Los Angeles became the largest city in the nation to adopt a major minimum-wage increase, suburban Irvine in neighboring Orange County is considering going in the opposite direction. Irvine council members tonight will consider repealing...
  • In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

    As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises, hinting at the reception it could receive if rolled out...
  • Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

    Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives
    They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by...
  • Schakowsky-Durbin bill would reward worker-friendly companies

    Schakowsky-Durbin bill would reward worker-friendly companies
    Block Steel on the west end of Skokie is one of the companies that would benefit under proposed national legislation creating a tax credit for providing "fair wages and good benefits to workers," according to U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-9). That's why...
  • As CEO Pay Continues To Soar, Media Executives Dominate Ranks

    As CEO Pay Continues To Soar, Media Executives Dominate Ranks
    NEW YORK (AP) — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a...
  • Internships can pay off, but they sometimes carry a heavy cost

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Rarely since the days of Monica Lewinsky and President Bill Clinton have scandalmongers been so fixated on the prizes and pitfalls of a college internship. The reason is obvious: the revelation by The Kansas City Star that Missouri House...
  • CEO salaries defy gravity -- and any sense of shame

    CEO salaries defy gravity -- and any sense of shame
    How much money would it take to make you feel properly compensated for your work? I enjoy my job so much that, often, I feel like I'm getting away with something by getting paid for it. Still, I like being valued for what I do, and I can imagine I would...
  • Benghazi prompts CIA to look at expanding survivor benefits

    The family of a CIA operative killed in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Libya is in talks with the spy agency to expand survivor benefits for relatives of contractors who die in the line of duty. The negotiations are aimed in part at...
  • Saucon Valley teachers now say OK to nonbinding arbitration

    Saucon Valley teachers now say OK to nonbinding arbitration
    The Saucon Valley teachers union and school board will move to nonbinding arbitration after all, the district's labor attorney said Friday night. The news comes after union officials Tuesday announced they wanted to go back to the bargaining table...
  • Low pay is but one problem in L.A.'s business climate

    To the editor: As a second-generation owner of a business that has operated in Los Angeles for more than 40 years, I support higher wages for my hardworking employees. However, we compete with several companies located in federal minimum wage states or...