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  • On-call workers entitled to pay for all hours spent at job, court rules

    Employees who while on call are required to stay at a worksite should be compensated for all their hours, including sleep time, the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday. In a decision written by Justice Carol A. Corrigan, the state’...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: When Harvard University meets Obamacare

    The irony illustrated on the pages of Monday's New York Times was almost too delicious. Harvard University professors an elite group of academics with a collective IQ in the millions have finally discovered what most of the uneducated masses discerned...
  • Norwegian CEO Kevin Sheehan resigns

    Norwegian CEO Kevin Sheehan resigns
    The president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has resigned, replaced by the chief executive of a company Norwegian bought in November. A press release Friday gave no explanation for Kevin Sheehan's departure. It said the board of directors...
  • UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances

    UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances
    Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano, who have butted heads over proposed tuition increases, are expected to team up next week as a rare two-person committee to review the 10-campus system's spending patterns, graduation rates and pension...
  • Rauner pulls plug on Quinn's last-minute moves

    Rauner pulls plug on Quinn's last-minute moves
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has pulled the plug on Democratic predecessor Pat Quinn’s attempt to raise the minimum wage for state contractors, require the governor to release more details about his tax returns and stop Illinois State Police from...
  • Orange teacher raises part of new agreement

    Orange teacher raises part of new agreement
    Most teachers in Orange County's public schools will get raises of $3,100 or $2,000 this year, plus an extra $1,000 bonus, according to an agreement reached Thursday between district administrators and the local teachers union. The two-year salary...
  • Obama, in Baltimore, promotes family, sick leave proposals

    Obama, in Baltimore, promotes family, sick leave proposals
    President Barack Obama surprised lunchtime diners at a Baltimore cafe Thursday with an unannounced stop to promote a proposal to guarantee paid sick leave for millions more American workers. After lunch at Charmington's in Remington, the president...
  • The most common money mistakes millennials make

    The most common money mistakes millennials make
    We asked financial experts to answer the following question: What's the most common money-related mistake young people make? Here are their thoughts: "Young adults who get a handle on their budget often sacrifice savings for making larger payments...
  • Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...
  • Why wages won't rise

    Why wages won't rise
    Jobs are coming back, but pay isn't. The median wage is still lower than it was before the Great Recession when you adjust for inflation. And wages show no sign of turning up. It used to be that as unemployment dropped, employers had to pay more to...
  • U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years

    U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years
    U.S. employers felt so secure about the economy's potential that this fall they advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years, according to the latest government data. U.S. organizations were looking to fill nearly 5 million positions available on...