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  • CEO salaries defy gravity -- and any sense of shame

    CEO salaries defy gravity -- and any sense of shame
    How much money would it take to make you feel properly compensated for your work? I enjoy my job so much that, often, I feel like I'm getting away with something by getting paid for it. Still, I like being valued for what I do, and I can imagine I would...
  • 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...
  • As demand grows, states consider better pay, benefits for home care workers

    WASHINGTON People working in one of the fastest-growing professions in America aren't well-paid. Many of them don't get health or retirement benefits. And federal minimum wage and overtime protections still don't apply to them. Despite the low wages...
  • Overtime pay debate pits businesses against Obama

    Overtime pay debate pits businesses against Obama
    A fight is brewing over an imminent announcement from the Obama administration that could vastly expand the pool of workers who qualify for overtime pay. The administration is poised to propose a rule that would raise the salary threshold that exempts...
  • 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...
  • 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...