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  • 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...
  • Exposing the employment ploy at concert promoter Live Nation

    Exposing the employment ploy at concert promoter Live Nation
    Brian Hill is a 28-year-old stagehand from Atlanta who's been planning to address Wednesday's annual shareholders meeting of the giant Beverly Hills-based concert promotion firm Live Nation Entertainment. Hill has been hoping to explain that Live Nation...
  • Leader Editorial: What really prompted the pay bump?

    Leader Editorial: What really prompted the pay bump?
    At first blush, it appeared to us to be nothing more than a cringe-worthy case of last-minute pension spiking this week, when retiring Burbank Unified Supt. Jan Britz was given a roughly 4% retroactive raise during the final meeting of her 40-year career....
  • Half of people near retirement have no savings

     Half of people near retirement have no savings
    Half of U.S. households headed by a person 55 and over haven't stashed away any retirement savings. And while old-style pensions will help some of them put food on the table, 29 percent of such households don't have a pension. The data in a report...
  • NY fast food workers urge board to order $15 hourly wage

    Fast-food workers are telling a special Wage Board established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo they can't make ends meet with New York's current minimum wage of $8.75 an hour, urging at least $15. At the first of four scheduled public hearings, employees from...
  • Is your Uber driver an independent contractor or an employee? It makes a difference

    Is your Uber driver an independent contractor or an employee? It makes a difference
    Do Uber and Lyft merely provide an app, or a driver? For consumers, ordering car service — or lately, house cleaning, lunch delivery or dry-cleaning pickup — can be as simple as touching an icon on a smartphone. But when the people who...
  • Former Eustis acting city manager Dianne Kramer returns to previous position at $115K

    EUSTIS — City commissioners at a meeting tonight will receive a report on the compensation of former acting city manager Dianne Kramer. Following the hiring of a new permanent city manager, Ron Neibert, Kramer returned to her job as development...
  • Panel members: Va. Lawmakers need a raise, maybe fundraising rules

    Virginia's part-time lawmakers need a raise, members of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's ethics commission said Wednesday. The $18,000 annual salary plus per diem for legislators isn't enough to recruit good people and doesn't begin to cover all the time...
  • Next up for Wal-Mart pay raises: department managers

    Next up for Wal-Mart pay raises: department managers
    Wal-Mart is raising starting wages for more than 100,000 U.S. department managers and workers in its deli and other specialized departments. The moves mark the next wave of pay raises by the nation's largest private employer, which has been under...
  • Bolingbrook earns 100 percent on list for website transparency

     Bolingbrook earns 100 percent on list for website transparency
    It's likely a short list of Illinois communities where a resident can call a number on a village website and the mayor answers the phone. That, and other examples of governmental transparency, have earned Bolingbrook recent accolades from a state watchdog...
  • Saucon Valley district, union to post best contract offers

    Saucon Valley district, union to post best contract offers
    The Saucon Valley School District and its teachers union will post their final best contract offers no later than June 10 and allow the public time to comment on both proposals. District solicitor Jeffrey Sultanik sent a news release Monday saying the...