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  • Boeing CEO was paid almost $29M last year

    SEATTLE Boeing chief executive Jim McNerney's total compensation last year jumped to nearly $29 million, according to a regulatory filing Friday. Though most Boeing employees got a smaller bonus this year than last, McNerney's total included an annual...
  • Local BP workers hopeful end of strike is near

    Local BP workers hopeful end of strike is near
    WHITING--With a tentative settlement reached on the national level and talks under way locally, striking union workers at the BP Whiting Refinery Friday described themselves in three words -- happy, hopeful and anxious. "It's been about five weeks now....
  • Webster Financial CEO Sees Boost In 2014 Pay Package

    The chief executive of Waterbury-based Webster Financial Corp. received a compensation package of $3.5 million, boosted by a higher cash incentive payment tied to the bank's financial performance, a shareholder proxy filed Friday shows. The package for...
  • Ripple effect seen as companies' starting wages rise

    Ripple effect seen as companies' starting wages rise
    When Disney World agreed last year to pay its workers at least $10 an hour starting in 2016, it fueled predictions that others in the hospitality industry would follow. Now, with other major employers adopting the $10-an-hour wage, a local union is...
  • Breaking down Justin Forsett's three-year, $9 million deal with Ravens

    Breaking down Justin Forsett's three-year, $9 million deal with Ravens
    Now that the Ravens have officially signed veteran running back Justin Forsett, here's a full breakdown of his three-year, $9 million contract. The Baltimore Sun obtained a copy of the deal, which includes a $2.1 million signing bonus. Forsett has a...
  • Facebook approves shuttle drivers contract

    Facebook and the shuttle drivers who transport employees to and from its Menlo Park, Calif., campus agreed on a union-negotiated contract Thursday. The contract offers “life-changing improvements” for Loop Transportation's drivers, including...
  • Coke CEO gets $18.1M after company fails to meet targets

    Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent was given a pay package worth $18.1 million last year after the world's biggest beverage company failed to meet its own growth targets. The compensation is on par with the $18.2 million Kent received in 2013, according to a...
  • Is It Better To Work For A Small Company Or A Large One?

    American culture romanticizes the small, locally owned business as the kinder, gentler face of capitalism, a shop owner who knows his or her customers, who takes pride in quality more than maximizing profit. Shop Local campaigns argue that spending...
  • Kraft's former CFO in noncompete agreement

    Kraft's former CFO in noncompete agreement
    Kraft Foods Group's former CFO Teri List-Stoll is sticking around for a couple of months as a senior adviser and agreed to a noncompete agreement through May 2016, the company said Wednesday. The Northfield-based maker of Kraft cheese, Oscar Mayer meats...
  • The conundrum of corporation and nation

    The conundrum of corporation and nation
    The U.S. economy is picking up steam, but most Americans aren't feeling it. By contrast, most European economies are still in bad shape, but most Europeans are doing relatively well. What's behind this? Two big facts. First, American corporations...
  • Shopping for Obamacare in Pa. puts price pressure on insurers

    Shopping for Obamacare in Pa. puts price pressure on insurers
    The high rate of "shopping" in Pennsylvania during the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act has ratcheted up competition among insurance companies and will help to keep rate hikes in check, according to the U.S. Department of Health...