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  • Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally

     Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally
    The president of Chicago-based Roosevelt University was paid nearly $1.8 million in 2012, making him the fifth highest-paid private university president in the country that year, according to an annual survey of college presidents' compensation. The...
  • Are Mariners' signings enough in face of surging baseball payrolls?

    The Associated Press recently highlighted how previous conceptions about Major League Baseball payrolls no longer hold true. In listing final team payrolls for the 2014 season, the AP noted that the average big-league salary jumped 12 percent to a record...
  • Contract details: Harbaugh to make $7 million this year

    Jim Harbaugh will make at least $7 million in his first year as Michigan's new football coach. That would be right in line with the $6.9 million annual salary of Alabama's Nick Saban, the highest-paid coach in college football, per USA TODAY Sports....
  • UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost

    UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost
    The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees voted Monday to extend UConn President Susan Herbst's contract until 2019 with an overall increase in salary and other compensation that will bring her total compensation to more than $758,000 a year in...
  • Lehigh commissioners approve pay hike for some elected seats

    Lehigh County commissioners have approved pay hikes for four elected county positions, a move that county Executive Tom Muller says doesn't go far enough in paying elected officials. The board at its final 2014 meeting unanimously approved a bill that...
  • Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015

     Minimum wage battles to continue in 2015
    Labor notched some big wins last year in its efforts to beef up its ranks. Organizers vow to continue that push this year on signature items such as raising the minimum wage, but business groups are equally adamant about pushing back. Also on the...
  • 2015 job market: more opportunities, better offers

    2015 job market: more opportunities, better offers
    South Florida's workers shouldn't quite take the attitude of Johnny Paycheck, who sang "take this job and shove it," in the late-1970s. But workers "are starting to not be as scared. People are looking at new opportunities and growth again, rather...
  • Oak Brook had losses, gains, protests and compromises in 2014

    Oak Brook had losses, gains, protests and compromises in 2014
    Oh what a year it was in Oak Brook, with protests for minimum wage, a tragic death, a high school district topping TV newscasts and major renovations at a local institution. Join us as we look back at the top stories of 2014. District 86 negotiations...
  • Rowland Chauffeur's Pension Shows Why Counting OT Must Go

    Rowland Chauffeur's Pension Shows Why Counting OT Must Go
    The only possible good that can come from Vincent DeRosa's pension increase is that it finally spurs the General Assembly to get overtime out of state employee pension formulas. But, union influence in the legislature being what it is, we're not holding...
  • White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success

    White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success
    The question on everyone's minds while watching the White Sox spend so freely this offseason is this: Why is Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf suddenly busting the budget? Ken Williams' memorable line on Sox spending — "you can't spend a dollar if you only...
  • Cut costs by getting your health plan to cover more of your care

    We don't have to tell you that the cost of health insurance has been steadily rising. The average U.S. worker with employer-provided coverage now pays $9,695 per year in premiums and other out-of-pocket costs for a family of four, according to the...