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  • Changes coming to state employee health plan

    Changes coming to state employee health plan
    Maryland officials approved $16 billion in contracts Wednesday that are intended to change the way state employees use health care by offering rewards for taking steps to stay well — and imposing penalties for refusing to comply. Rewards would...
  • Report: Health Care Industry Offers Best-Paid Jobs

    With an average annual salary of $233,150, surgeons top the list of highest-paying jobs in North America as tallied by the job-search website CareerCast. Seven of the 10 best-paid jobs were in health care. Physicians, second on the list, were paid $187,...
  • Internationalism prompts boom in language business

    WASHINGTON It's a high-stakes, multibillion-dollar industry with tight deadlines, demanding clients and lives at risk. Any miscommunication could cause a deep financial loss or death. Some in the industry work in war zones while others have cozy home...
  • Large accounting firm plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Lake Mary

    Large accounting firm plans to bring 1,000 jobs to Lake Mary
    One of the world's largest accounting and professional-services firms announced on Monday that it plans to open a new tech center in Lake Mary and hire up to 1,000 high-salaried workers over the next four years. "This is one of the biggest economic...
  • Office Depot eligible for $5 million in incentives

    Office Depot eligible for $5 million in incentives
    Office Depot could receive up to $5 million in new economic incentives from Florida and local governments — on top of millions of dollars granted years earlier — for keeping its headquarters and jobs in Boca Raton. The details are included...
  • What is 'wage theft'?

    What is 'wage theft'?
    Recent high-profile protests across Chicago have brought attention to low-wage workers’ agitation for higher pay, and introduced a phrase that may not be familiar to the average Joe: “wage theft.” It's a dramatic term for something...
  • Universal may start soon on building a fifth hotel

    Documents filed last week with Orange County indicate that construction could be imminent on a fifth Universal Orlando hotel. A "notice of commencement" was filed with the Orange County comptroller's office for excavation work in the same area where,...
  • Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers state's growth

    Loss of mid-wage jobs hampers state's growth
    On the surface, California's job market is booming. The state has now recovered all the jobs lost during the recession, and done so at a faster pace than all but five states. The growth, though, belies a troubling imbalance. The fastest job creation...
  • Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters

    Downers Grove inks three-year deal with firefighters
    Downers Grove's firefighters are set to receive salary bumps in each of the next three years, according to the terms of a new contract. Village council members voted 5-1 on Aug. 5 to approve the agreement, which stipulates base salary raises of 3...
  • Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]

    Consider servers during city/county restaurant weeks [Commentary]
    Diners rejoice! Baltimore City is celebrating its summer Restaurant Week through Aug. 10, and Baltimore County restaurants kick off their celebration Friday. The events offer a great way to discover new places and fresh tastes or revisit old favorites...
  • Wages grew 1.7% in South Florida in a year

    Wage growth in South Florida slowed to a 1.7 percent increase in the year that ended June 30, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. In March, private sector pay in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties had been growing at an...