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  • Baltimore schools paying millions in additional income

    Baltimore schools paying millions in additional income
    As the Baltimore school system was running up a $72 million deficit last year — a gap that officials say will force layoffs for the first time in more than a decade — it paid out $46 million in bonuses, overtime pay and accrued leave,...
  • Former charter schools CEO earning $250K as Rauner adviser

    A former Chicago charter schools executive is earning $250,000 a year to spearhead Gov. Bruce Rauner's top education initiatives, a salary that is more than double what her predecessors received and places her as the highest-paid member of a Cabinet...
  • Three studies of L.A. minimum wage boosts reach different conclusions

    Three studies of L.A. minimum wage boosts reach different conclusions
    Would boosting L.A.'s minimum wage to $13.25 or $15.25 an hour pump up the city's economy — or deflate it? Economists hired by business and labor groups and the city released competing studies Thursday on what would happen if Los Angeles boosted...
  • Would L.A. wage hike cost 140,000 jobs or add $5.9 billion in stimulus?

    Would L.A. wage hike cost 140,000 jobs or add $5.9 billion in stimulus?
    Business and labor groups released warring studies Thursday on how boosting the citywide minimum wage to $13.25 or $15.25 an hour would affect the Los Angeles economy. The new analyses mark the latest step in the pitched debate over how or whether the...
  • Target to raise worker pay to at least $9 an hour, report says

    Target to raise worker pay to at least $9 an hour, report says
    Target Corp. plans to raise pay for workers to at least $9 an hour, following similar wage increases by retail rivals Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and T.J. Maxx parent company TJX Cos., according to a report. The nation's third-largest retailer will implement...
  • Lobbyist sues to regain big pension he got from 1 day as substitute teacher

    Lobbyist sues to regain big pension he got from 1 day as substitute teacher
    A union lobbyist who qualified for a teacher pension windfall by subbing at a school for one day is now suing a state retirement board because his benefits were scaled back once his sweet deal was exposed. Retired Illinois Federation of Teachers...
  • Jeb Bush rejects idea of raising federal minimum wage

    Jeb Bush rejects idea of raising federal minimum wage
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday that minimum wage increases should be left to businesses and state governments, opposing a hike in the federal pay floor as an impediment to individuals trying to escape from poverty. "State minimum wages are...
  • Delaware Democrats eye higher minimum wage

    Democratic lawmakers are planning to introduce legislation that would raise Delaware's minimum wage by $2 an hour over the next four years. Supporters of the bill want to see the minimum wage rise in four increments to $10.25 per hour by 2019. The...
  • Lardarius Webb talks about contract situation, Haloti Ngata trade, Ed Block awards

    Lardarius Webb talks about contract situation, Haloti Ngata trade, Ed Block awards
    The Ravens entered the offseason with defensive stars Haloti Ngata and Lardarius Webb contracted for the 2015 season, but with salary cap figures too high for the team's liking. Ngata and the team couldn’t settle on a way to reduce his salary...
  • Endorsement: Ballot measures C, D, E and O

    Endorsement: Ballot measures C, D, E and O
    Measure C Yes. Glendale, like many cities of its size, is effectively run by a small group of people. These are the ones that show up to every event, serve on the city’s nonprofit boards, serve as commissioners on city boards and, yes, run for...
  • Saucon Valley softens deal, teachers propose new offer

    Saucon Valley softens deal, teachers propose new offer
    The Saucon Valley School District softened its contract offer to its teachers union, making concessions on major sticking points involving salaries and health care, but it wasn't enough to end the more than three-year dispute. Instead, the Saucon...