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  • McDonald's raise is less than meets the eye

    Let's not be too impressed by McDonald's big announcement that it will soon boost pay for some employees by about a buck an hour. Here is why. The very business model that was birthed and nurtured by McDonald's, franchising, will severely nip the...
  • Drivers with long commutes really pay the toll

    They say you need real drive to succeed in your chosen career, but these days you just need to drive. And according to a new study, that commute is getting longer and longer. Between 2000 and 2012, the number of jobs within the typical commuting distance...
  • McDonald's Raise A Start — Hike The Minimum Wage

    McDonald's Raise A Start — Hike The Minimum Wage
    Let's not be too impressed by McDonald's big announcement that it will soon boost pay for some employees by about a buck an hour. Here is why. The very business model that was birthed and nurtured by McDonald's, franchising, will severely nip the impact...
  • New on the menu at McDonald's: Higher wages

    New on the menu at McDonald's: Higher wages
    Generally speaking, thinking about a burger and fries is fun, while thinking about the Federal Reserve is kinda dull. Here's a chance to combine topics into a happy meal of sorts: McDonald's plan to raise the minimum wage for certain workers is smart...
  • Federal agents raid offices of cement workers union

    Federal agents have raided the offices of a Southern California cement workers union and its employee benefit trusts as part of a long-running criminal investigation of the labor organization’s leader, according to people familiar with the probe....
  • Labor issues to pressure McDonald's despite pay bump

    A pay bump for workers at some McDonald's restaurants isn't likely to ease the pressures the chain is facing over labor issues. McDonald's said Wednesday it would raise wages for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, which represent only about...
  • Orlando Tech Association invited to White House

    Orlando Tech Association invited to White House
    The Orlando Tech Association has been invited to the White House as part of the Obama Administration’s new technology initiatives and planned tech meetup. “We were invited to participate in the first ever Tech Meetup at the White House,...
  • $13,000 pay raise proposed for Park Ridge development director

    $13,000 pay raise proposed for Park Ridge development director
    A $13,075 pay raise is being advocated for a Park Ridge city employee hired three years ago. City Manager Shawn Hamilton is proposing what he has called a 12 percent "salary adjustment" for Jim Testin, director of community preservation and development,...
  • McDonald's raising its minimum wage, but some say it's not enough

    McDonald's raising its minimum wage, but some say it's not enough
    McDonald's plans to raise starting wages by $1 above the local minimum at select restaurants, just one of the changes on tap as the world's largest fast-food chain tries to win back customers and fend off a union-backed effort to raise pay throughout...
  • Fallin signs bill banning payroll deduction for union dues

    School districts will no longer be able to deduct union dues from Oklahoma teachers' paychecks under a bill Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law on Thursday despite objections from educators who say they're being unfairly targeted. Because the bill only...
  • McDonald's joins Wal-Mart, Gap, other cos. in raising wages

    McDonald's said Wednesday it is raising pay for workers at restaurants that the company owns. Here's a look at all the big companies that recently have announced they are boosting hourly wages for their employees: In February Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the...