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  • Seattle CEO who cut his pay sees a 'moral imperative' to bridge income gap

    Seattle CEO who cut his pay sees a 'moral imperative' to bridge income gap
    Dan Price was about a mile into a Sunday hike on scenic Mt. Si when he knew what he had to do to change his life — and the lives of others. His hiking partner and close friend had just been notified that her rent was going up. She had no idea...
  • Southwest Airlines CEO earns big boost in compensation

    FORT WORTH, Texas Southwest Airlines chief executive Gary Kelly received more than $5 million in executive compensation in 2014, a 24 percent jump from the previous year, as the Dallas-based airline posted its most profitable year ever. According to a...
  • United Technologies could build on biotech land

    United Technologies could build on biotech land
    The building wouldn't be biotech, but the owner would have the word "tech" in it. On Tuesday, the Palm Beach County Commission will consider whether it should support a construction project for United Technologies Corp. to build on land near Scripps...
  • Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000

    Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000
    A Seattle CEO who announced that he's giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees didn't just make those workers happy. He's already gained new customers, too. "We've definitely gained a handful of customers...
  • Students, adjunct professors rally for higher wages, snarl traffic

    Students, adjunct professors rally for higher wages, snarl traffic
    Labor organizers took their push for a minimum wage of $15 an hour to the University of Illinois at Chicago campus Wednesday, calling for higher wages for instructors and student workers. The Fight for $15 campaign is rallying to unionize an estimated...
  • A U.S. court quashes the dopiest Obamacare lawsuit of all

    A U.S. court quashes the dopiest Obamacare lawsuit of all
    It is widely held that the dopiest anti-Obamacare lawsuit is King vs. Burwell, a conservative contrivance that tortures four words in the Affordable Care Act to assert that consumer healthcare subsidies in three dozen states should be invalidated. But...
  • Saucon Valley teachers authorize strike

    Saucon Valley teachers authorize strike
    Saucon Valley teachers voted Wednesday evening to authorize a strike, giving their union negotiating committee the power to call for a walk-out. The vote doesn't necessarily mean there will be a strike, and a statement issued by the teachers union did...
  • CEO cuts his pay by almost $1 million to give his employees big raises

    CEO cuts his pay by almost $1 million to give his employees big raises
    Forget $15 an hour. How about $70,000 a year? That's what employees at a Seattle credit card processing company soon will make as a new minimum wage. The CEO is slashing almost all of his nearly $1-million salary to hand out big raises to his staff....
  • Protests for $15-an-hour wages set to expand Wednesday

    Protests for $15-an-hour wages set to expand Wednesday
    The fight to redefine a McJob is heating up. Protests for pay of $15 an hour and a union for fast-food and other low-wage workers are set to take place around the country Wednesday, marking the biggest effort yet in an ongoing campaign by labor...
  • Susan Tompor: 5 cool tips for a bigger tax refund

    Most of us have no problem when it comes to shopping around to save $100 on a vacation flight. Or using an app to save $10 on a dinner out. But shop around for a tax break? Who does that? Yet if you know the right tax breaks, you can generate a bigger...
  • Workers push for wage hike in nation

    PHILADELPHIA Thousands of fast-food burger-flippers, Wal-Mart cashiers, home-care providers, adjunct professors, and airport workers on Wednesday pushed for a $15-an-hour minimum wage in marches around the nation and in Philadelphia. The effort is part...