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  • American Residential Warranty to create 70 jobs in Boca Raton

    American Residential Warranty to create 70 jobs in Boca Raton
    American Residential Warranty is scheduled to open a new headquarters at 901 Yamato Road on Thursday. The national provider of consumer home warranties has 40 employees. It was previously located off North Dixie Highway in Boca Raton. Over the next...
  • Wal-Mart's $1 billion bargain: Wage hike, training a smart investment

    Wal-Mart's $1 billion bargain: Wage hike, training a smart investment
    The latest greatest bargain at Wal-Mart isn't on anything it sells. It's the $1 billion price tag for the retail powerhouse's effort to improve the pay and training of its hourly workers. The edge of greater efficiency and improved customer service...
  • Oily chess game continues with BP strike

    Oily chess game continues with BP strike
    A union contractor tradesman who's working inside the BP Whiting refinery plant has joined dozens of other workers who've contacted me since United Steelworkers union members joined a national strike on Feb. 7. The tradesman is not a member of USW and...
  • Half-million of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

    Half-million of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping its decision to boost workers' paychecks will help it boost its bottom line. The nation's largest private employer announced on Thursday that it's giving a raise to about half-million U.S. workers as part of a $1 billion...
  • UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances

    UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances
    Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano, who have butted heads over proposed tuition increases, are expected to team up next week as a rare two-person committee to review the 10-campus system's spending patterns, graduation rates and pension...
  • When a state blocks Obamacare, ERs close: The lesson of Louisiana

    Baton Rouge, La., is about to lose one of its crucial hospital emergency rooms, and the reason is clear: The administration of Gov. Bobby Jindal has refused to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and won't put up any other money to keep the...
  • After years of weak wage growth, strong hiring appears to be spilling over into pay

    As the U.S. economy has steadily recovered from the Great Recession, the critical missing piece has been a painful lack of pay raises for many Americans. Their pain may be easing. Friday's jobs report signaled that raises have finally begun to flow...
  • Arkansas, Bielema agree to 2-year extension, raise through 2020

    Arkansas has seen enough of Bret Bielema in two seasons to make it want the former Wisconsin coach to stick around a while longer. Following its first winning season in three years, the school announced the signing of its football coach to a two-year...
  • Hospitalist: Improving hospital care, efficiency adds to job appeal

    By Erinn Hutkin Suzanne Pham's most memorable experiences on the job have involved patients who enter the hospital in critical condition but recover enough to move to a rehab center or even go home. She recalled treating a 90-year-old man who'd...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Risks of keeping entire nest egg at one brokerage

    Dear Liz: I recently retired at 56 and am receiving a pension. My wife is set to retire next year at 56 and will also receive a pension. I chose to leave my 401(k) in my employer's plan but am planning to consolidate it with my wife's 457 and four 403(b)...
  • Good news for 2015 college grads

    DEAR JOYCE: I'll get my IT degree in five months but have already been offered employment. I'd like to accept the position right now, but my dad suggests I wait to see if a better offer comes along. Your take? -- H.G. Surprise! After a long run of new...