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  • Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000

    Seattle CEO to cut his pay so every worker earns $70,000
    For some companies, Seattle's new $15 minimum wage law isn't doing enough to help workers. The CEO of Gravity Payments, a Seattle-based company that processes credit-card payments, told his employees this week that he was cutting his roughly $1...
  • Tesla disputes report of $25-an-hour pay

    DETROIT Tesla Motors is disputing reports that it plans to pay an average hourly wage of $25 at its huge battery factory under construction near Reno, Nev. Tesla said it has never stated what it would pay battery plant workers. Spokeswoman Khobi Brooklyn...
  • Hospitals, UnitedHealthcare Reach Agreement

    Hospitals, UnitedHealthcare Reach Agreement
    HARTFORD — A contract battle between UnitedHealthcare and the parent company of Hartford Hospital and The Hospital of Central Connecticut concluded after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, less than two hours before the existing agreement expired. The...
  • Robert B. Reich: Hillary Clinton's candidacy and America's defining moment

    It's a paradox. Almost all the economic gains are still going to the top, leaving America's vast middle class with stagnant wages and little or no job security. Two-thirds of Americans are working paycheck to paycheck. Meanwhile, big money is taking...
  • Saucon Valley School Board votes down deadline extension on teacher contract offer

    Saucon Valley School Board votes down deadline extension on teacher contract offer
    The Saucon Valley School Board on Tuesday night narrowly voted down a motion to extend the deadline for teachers to vote on the district's latest contract offer. Directors' refusal came despite petitions from parents asking for an extension and a...
  • Help wanted: Most US job openings are for low-skill, low-pay workers

    MILWAUKEE In a post-recession world where many once-familiar occupations continue to automate, move offshore or disappear outright, one of the most basic questions remains: Who's hiring? It turns out the vast preponderance of job openings these days...
  • UC study: Public aid goes mainly to working families

    UC study: Public aid goes mainly to working families
    Labor economists at UC Berkeley issued a new report Monday showing that more than half the public assistance around the country, whether it be health insurance, food aid or welfare, goes to working families. It's disheartening that so many Americans...
  • Audit: West Virginia corrections salaries worst nationally

    A legislative audit says West Virginia has the lowest starting salaries for state correctional officers in the country. On Monday, Kristina Taylor of the Legislative Post Audit Division relayed the low correctional pay marks to state lawmakers. The...
  • State: Overtime And Support Costs At Southbury Are Justified

    State: Overtime And Support Costs At Southbury Are Justified
    In explaining the high costs of running the Southbury Training School, which is gradually closing, state officials detailed the significant medical needs of the remaining 305 developmentally disabled residents at the campus. The average age is 66;...
  • Five myths about fast-food work

    Five myths about fast-food work
    Since fast-food workers started walking off the job in New York more than two years ago, their campaign has grown into a worldwide movement. Demanding $15 per hour and a union, workers in fast food and other low-wage industries have staged strikes,...
  • Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark

    Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark
    Looking for the highest-paid state employees? You'll find them in University of Maryland locker rooms in College Park and at its medical school in Baltimore. Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon has the top spot for the 2014 calendar year, with a $2.2...