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  • Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere

    Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere
    Among captains of industry, entertainment executives continue to reap some of the biggest rewards when it comes to compensation. The biggest pay day so far went to Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav, who received a $156.1-million...
  • Hours before deadline, Saucon teachers ask for extension for contract vote, but district says no

    Hours before deadline, Saucon teachers ask for extension for contract vote, but district says no
    As the deadline approached Friday afternoon for the Saucon Valley Education Association to accept the school district's latest contract offer, union members asked for an extension allowing them to vote on the offer next week. In response, district...
  • CBS CEO Leslie Moonves received $57 million in 2014

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves received $57 million in 2014
    CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains one of the most generously compensated executives in corporate America. The head of CBS -- which boasts the nation's most-watched TV network -- received total compensation for 2014 valued at $57 million....
  • St. Cloud ousts City Manager after big pay raise

    St. Cloud ousts City Manager after big pay raise
    St. Cloud City Manager Thomas E. Hurt, given a $37,000 bump in pay in January, was fired Thursday night. City Council voted 3-2 to oust Hurt, who had worked for St. Cloud since 1988 and served as its city manager since 2006. The move to boot Hurt...
  • Netflix CEO Reed Hastings received $11.1 million in 2014

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings received $11.1 million in 2014
    The money streamed in for Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, with his pay up 44% to $11.1 million last year. Hastings received a $3-million salary, as well as stock options valued at $8.1 million. Hastings' compensation package, disclosed in a Friday regulatory...
  • Netflix CEO's pay rose 43 percent to $11.1 million last year

    Netflix boosted CEO Reed Hastings' pay by 43 percent to $11.1 million last year as the Internet video service raised its prices and still added the most subscribers in its history. The compensation package disclosed in a Friday regulatory filing included...
  • NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss

    NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss
    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke received a slightly more handsome compensation package in 2014 than his boss, Brian Roberts, who is the chairman and chief executive of Comcast Corp. Last year, Burke was awarded a compensation package valued...
  • Baja labor leaders learned tactics from their efforts in U.S.

    Baja labor leaders learned tactics from their efforts in U.S.
    Before Fidel Sanchez led protest marches this month against growers in Baja California, he fought for higher wages from tomato farmers in Florida. Justino Herrera, who dons an Army fatigue jacket during labor talks, once led a work stoppage against an...
  • Mexican growers offer 15 pct in Baja farm strike

    Export-oriented commercial farms in Mexico's Baja California state say they have offered farm workers a 15-percent wage increase to end a two-week-old strike. But leaders of the farmworkers called the offer unacceptable, and said they want assured...
  • SESSION 2015: Lawmakers have lots left to tackle after break

    The Legislature has reached its spring break before grinding its way to the May 18 mandatory adjournment. Once lawmakers return in early April they'll concentrate on shaping a new two-year budget, but there's much more hanging in the balance. Here's a...
  • McDonald's pay raise helps company achieve multiple goals

    McDonald's pay raise helps company achieve multiple goals
    McDonald's decision to boost the minimum pay only at company-owned restaurants effectively illustrates a long-held premise of the burger giant: That it does not set wages at franchised units, which employ the vast majority of McDonald's workers. It's...