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  • Correction: Cuba-Art Elite story

    In a story June 10 about Cuban artists, The Associated Press reported a name erroneously. The founder and CEO of Troika is Dan Pappalardo, not Don. A corrected version of the story is below: Topsy-turvy laws, trendiness bring Cuban artists riches...
  • Van Hollen adds labor endorsement in Senate race

    Van Hollen adds labor endorsement in Senate race
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen picked up the second labor endorsement of his campaign for Senate on Friday, adding a 12,000-member teamsters union based in Washington to his list of supporters. "Like Barbara Mikulski, Chris will be a senator who always fights...
  • More professional firms embrace employee ownership

    More professional firms embrace employee ownership
    The ownership of Ayers Saint Gross has changed hands four times, all while keeping the design firm intact and in Baltimore for more than a century. But when it came time for yet another transition, the owners looked for a less traditional way to keep the...
  • Easing income volatility with an app

     Easing income volatility with an app
    OAKLAND — Mobile apps are often hailed as a solution to many of life's most mundane problems. Need to order a pizza? Hail a ride? Get someone to do your laundry? But when it comes to the social and economic problems that plague millions of...
  • Why paying truckers by the mile is unfair and dangerous

    Why paying truckers by the mile is unfair and dangerous
    The trucking industry is in crisis for one simple reason: It cannot find enough people to sit behind the wheel. The American Trucking Assns., a trade group, estimates that trucks carry more than 67% of the country's total freight by weight. Trucking is...
  • Why the $15 minimum wage got my 'no' vote

    Why the $15 minimum wage got my 'no' vote
    On June 10, I cast the City Council's lone “no” vote on the $15-an-hour minimum wage proposal. While everyone agrees that there is genuine poverty in the city of Los Angeles, no wage increase can be high enough to offset the effect of job loss...
  • Labor leaders' credibility slips in minimum-wage debate

    Labor leaders' credibility slips in minimum-wage debate
    L.A.'s decision to boost the minimum wage should have been the sweetest of victories for organized labor. Mayor Eric Garcetti helped union leaders and their allies achieve a long-sought goal Saturday, signing an ordinance that moves the city's hourly...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is nearly dead

    Robert B. Reich: Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is nearly dead
    How can it be that the largest pending trade deal in history -- a deal backed both by a Democratic president and Republican leaders in Congress -- is nearly dead? The Trans-Pacific Partnership may yet squeak through Congress, but its near-death...
  • Legg Mason CEO's pay down 9 percent in 2015

    Legg Mason CEO's pay down 9 percent in 2015
    Legg Mason CEO Joseph A. Sullivan's compensation in fiscal year 2015 fell after rising more than 50 percent the year before, according to a Wednesday filing. Sullivan's compensation, which includes a base salary of $500,000 and various cash bonuses and...
  • Speak Out: Legislature to blame for pension crisis

    Speak Out: Legislature to blame for pension crisis
    Once again, Illinois taxpayers do not get what's going on with teachers and their pensions. Teachers and other state workers in Illinois contribute toward their pensions with every paycheck. They are not the cause of the state's pension problems. The...
  • A Boystown bartender pores over Chicago's minimum wage hike

    A Boystown bartender pores over Chicago's minimum wage hike
    Hayley Holder’s hourly wage is so far from her mind that sometimes she forgets to pick up her paychecks. For her, it’s all about the tips. Holder, 24, makes $4.95 an hour tending bar at Halsted’s Bar and Grill in Boystown, which she...