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  • Downtown business group: Changes needed in Garcetti's wage hike plan

    A business advocacy group says it might consider backing a boost to the Los Angeles minimum wage – but only if Mayor Eric Garcetti adjusts his plan to phase in wage hikes more slowly, allow lower pay for teenage workers and count tips and benefits...
  • Passion for helping youth trumps a big paycheck for wellness coordinator

    By Erinn Hutkin Jim Bell doesn't believe you have to "look like Mr. Olympia" or run the Chicago Marathon every year to educate others about health and fitness. He simply strives to practice what he preaches. "You have to be well-versed in what you're...
  • New operators for Palm Beach County's busing service for disabled

    New operators for Palm Beach County's busing service for disabled
    Three companies were picked Tuesday to take over operations of Palm Beach County's troubled busing service for the disabled and elderly. The County Commission approved moving ahead with reaching a seven-year outsourcing deal, which could total $184...
  • Two political novices push incumbent for change in Margate

    Two political novices push incumbent for change in Margate
    Two political novices are trying to unseat a commissioner, saying much change is needed at City Hall. Voters take to the polls in November to pick a leader for Seat 3, a four-year term. Development in the area along State Road 7 that the city hopes to...
  • Employers and their workings are in the dark about health-care prices

    Health-care providers and insurance companies do not have to reveal their negotiated prices, frustrating everyone trying to control medical costs. At a hearing to discuss the rising costs of health-care benefits for employees of Miami-Dade County in...
  • Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors

    Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors
    The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000. The regents said the...
  • A minimum-wage boost for L.A.: pro and con

    To the editor: The Times' desire that a minimum wage job be a steppingstone is laudable but echoes a perspective that is out of touch with reality and has helped keep the minimum wage from rising for far too long. ("A higher minimum wage makes sense for...
  • HHS says 700,000 have lost insurance coverage since May

    WASHINGTON Roughly 700,000 of the more than 8 million people who enrolled in marketplace health insurance plans have lost their coverage, Medicare administrator Marilyn Tavenner testified Thursday before Congress. Her surprise disclosure came during a...
  • Costa Mesa OKs $24.7 million employee contract

    The Costa Mesa City Council signed off on an employment contract with the city's largest employee union Tuesday, ending more than a year of negotiations. Under the $24.7-million pact with the Costa Mesa City Employees Assn., new hires will come in under...
  • Discover says it's in talks to join Apple Pay

     Discover says it's in talks to join Apple Pay
    Conspicuously absent Tuesday from a list of companies participating in Apple Pay was Riverwoods-based Discover Financial Services. That day, smartphone-maker Apple rolled out a new version of the iPhone as well as a new payment service called Apple Pay....
  • Job-based health premiums increasing slowly, deductibles faster

    WASHINGTON Average premiums for job-based family health coverage are up just 3 percent this year, while the cost of single coverage rose only 2 percent, continuing a sustained trend of moderate growth in insurance costs, according to a nationwide survey...