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  • Sophia Bera: 4 tips to negotiate a raise

    Whether you just landed a new job or are a long-time veteran in your current position, you might find it intimidating to negotiate a pay raise. You want to make sure to not overstep your boundaries or ask for too much, but you also want what you deserve....
  • What the Supreme Court 401(k) ruling means for you

    What the Supreme Court 401(k) ruling means for you
    The U.S. Supreme Court broadened protections of workers' retirements with an important decision that increased the responsibilities of the overseers of corporate 401(k)s,  particularly regarding fees charged by mutual fund companies.  The court opened the...
  • Anticipatory bribery

    Anticipatory bribery
    Washington has been rocked by the scandal involving J. Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Republican speaker in the history of the U.S. House, indicted on charges of violating banking laws by paying $1.7 million (as part of a $3.5 million agreement) to...
  • Robert B. Reich: Anticipatory bribery

    Washington has been rocked by the scandal involving J. Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Republican speaker in the history of the U.S. House, indicted on charges of violating banking laws by paying $1.7 million (as part of a $3.5 million agreement) to...
  • Saucon Valley School Board gives final best offer for nonbinding arbitration

    Saucon Valley School Board gives final best offer for nonbinding arbitration
    As the Saucon Valley School Board and teachers union prepare for nonbinding arbitration, the board voted Tuesday to stick with an October 2014 contract proposal as its final best offer. The board and teachers union must post their final best offers by...
  • Kirwan ranks in the top 50 of highest-paid public college presidents

    Kirwan ranks in the top 50 of highest-paid public college presidents
    University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan's salary ranks in the top 50 of public college presidents in the nation, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education's annual survey released Sunday. In addition to Kirwan, who is retiring at...
  • Pa.'s top-paid school super - at $300,000-plus - gets raise

    Pa.'s top-paid school super - at $300,000-plus - gets raise
    Abington School Superintendent Amy Sichel has gained national recognition and high marks from school board members and colleagues, but the generous terms of a recent contract extension for the state's highest-paid superintendent have raised concerns in...
  • 2 public college presidents paid over $1M in annual ranking

    Fewer public college presidents hit the $1 million mark in earnings in 2014 compared with the previous year, according to a new survey. The Chronicle of Higher Education study found that two college presidents at public universities received more than $1...
  • 5 reasons why US employers are showing confidence in economy

    Employers last month delivered a vote of confidence in the U.S. economy. They added 280,000 jobs — a surprisingly robust total at a time when consumers are hesitant to spend and the economy appears less than fully healthy. Some key industries, from...
  • How Cam Newton's $118.466 million contract stacks up to Joe Flacco's $120.6 million deal

    How Cam Newton's $118.466 million contract stacks up to Joe Flacco's $120.6 million deal
    In the expensive world of negotiating franchise quarterback contracts, everything is about comparisons. It's akin to how real estate values are determined in terms of comparable deals. In the NFL, though, it's about total value, signing bonuses, total...
  • Exposing the employment ploy at concert promoter Live Nation

    Exposing the employment ploy at concert promoter Live Nation
    Brian Hill is a 28-year-old stagehand from Atlanta who's been planning to address Wednesday's annual shareholders meeting of the giant Beverly Hills-based concert promotion firm Live Nation Entertainment. Hill has been hoping to explain that Live Nation...