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  • 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...
  • Unionized Nursing Home Workers Lobby Legislature

    HARTFORD — Some of the 3,500 unionized nursing home workers who were ready to strike in April visited the legislature Tuesday to remind lawmakers that they are expecting higher Medicaid reimbursements so that their wages can rise, too. The strike...
  • Three percent pay raises approved for Gov. Jerry Brown, state legislators

    Three percent pay raises approved for Gov. Jerry Brown, state legislators
      SACRAMENTO — A state panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown voted Monday to give the governor, state legislators and many other officials a 3% pay raise, saying it would make their salaries more competitive with leaders elsewhere. The increases...
  • Delta's CEO's 2014 pay soars above rivals to $17.6 million

    Airlines are making big profits, and CEOs are cashing in. Delta Air Lines Inc. disclosed Thursday that CEO Richard Anderson got a 22 percent increase in compensation last year, to nearly $17.6 million. That put Anderson ahead of the CEOs of American and...
  • A warning for grads moving to Chicago: Rent may eat your paycheck

    A warning for grads moving to Chicago: Rent may eat your paycheck
    Degree in hand and their professional lives just starting, college graduates moving to Chicago this summer may find those starting salaries don't stretch as far as they thought. In popular city neighborhoods up and down the lakefront and even areas...
  • Cloth diapers aren't the greener choice, after all

    Cloth diapers aren't the greener choice, after all
    The invaluable yet lowly diaper was first mass-produced in 1887, a rectangle of oft-soiled, washable cotton fabric unimproved for more than 60 years, until a disposable version appeared. Ever since, the cloth diaper has fought a losing battle against...
  • For Class Of 2015, Signs Of Strongest Job Market In Years

    For Class Of 2015, Signs Of Strongest Job Market In Years
    The job market hasn't healed in Connecticut yet, but you wouldn't know it from how recruiters are searching among this year's college seniors. "Our spring career fair, we had twice as many employers as last year. We actually had a waitlist," said Jim...
  • Apodaca: Liberal arts education has merit

    Many readers have told me that they connected with my last column, in which I discussed the growing recognition that we've become too infatuated with "elite" colleges and that we shouldn't undervalue the many other excellent institutions with lesser...
  • Class of 2015's most hirable majors, lucrative industries and job-search tips for recent grads

    Class of 2015's most hirable majors, lucrative industries and job-search tips for recent grads
    WELCOME TO THE WORKFORCE, CLASS OF 2015. Class of 2015, things sure do look good for you. I remember back in my day, during the recession, things were different. We applied for jobs uphill, both ways! In the highest outlook since 2007, 65 percent of...
  • Davie council considers raising its stipends

    Davie council considers raising its stipends
    Town council members are expected to vote Wednesday night on a proposal to increase their stipend for out-of-pocket expenses. The current amount, $200 a month, was set 30 years ago, and now also includes $50 for cell phone usage. The proposed amount is...
  • U of Illinois gives retiring president a final bonus

    University of Illinois President Robert Easter will get one last pay increase before he retires later this month. University trustees meeting Thursday in Springfield approved a $167,200 performance bonus. The money was for successfully working with his...