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  • 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...
  • Vikings release veteran wide receiver Greg Jennings

    Less than 24 hours after the Vikings traded for Mike Wallace, the team released Greg Jennings. The Vikings signed Jennings to a five-year, $45 million contract two years ago after Wallace spurned them and signed with the Dolphins. And now that the...
  • Manfred says too early to draw conclusions on pace changes

    New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says it is too early to draw conclusions about baseball's latest attempt to speed the pace of games. Baseball is requiring batters to keep one foot in the batter's box in many instances and installed clocks to...
  • Investing in teacher pay could spur big gains for California students

    Investing in teacher pay could spur big gains for California students
    In Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach, high-tech companies help drive the California economy by paying high salaries to driven, talented employees whose productivity more than compensates for their high pay. But California's public schools are stuck in...