| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:44 AM
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,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:26 PM
At CVS Caremark, it doesn't pay to be really good at your job.
The nation's second-largest drugstore chain adjusts its annual raises to how much an employee makes. The higher your salary, the lower your raise.
The top workers at CVS stores —...
| Jul 1, 2014
Susan Watts said she jumped and screamed Monday morning when she learned that, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that she did not have to pay union dues.
"You can dream big and you can make a difference, but you have to have the courage to...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:06 PM
California's low-wage workers now have a little more money to pay their rent, see a doctor or hold an occasional backyard barbecue, now that the Fourth of July has come and gone.
The state's minimum wage rose one dollar Tuesday to $9 an hour.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Parents hate to get these letters -- notice from an insurer that their college-age child is no longer eligible for dental and vision coverage.
While the Affordable Care Act allows parents to keep adult children enrolled in employer-provided family health...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Turns out that Americans -- humans, really -- are pretty good at doing nothing. So behavioral experts have pushed 401(k) plan sponsors to use inertia to our benefit. Make saving effortless, the argument goes, and more people will save. Guess what? It's...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
For most Americans, the employer-sponsored 401(k) account is their canteen in the desert -- truly essential to their retirement. Eighty percent of full time workers have access to these plans, and 88 million actually participate in them. The defined...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:03 PM
After months of negotiations, one strike and the threat of another, and intervention from the governor, Johns Hopkins Hospital and 2,000 service workers reached a tentative labor agreement early Tuesday that some said could become an "important benchmark"...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Breaking news: The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today that subsidized health care premiums for retired state employees are protected under the Illinois Constitution, signaling potential trouble for an overhaul of pension benefits that’s also being...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:39 PM
The four-year, $32 million agreement between the Orlando Magic and power forward Channing Frye will become more friendly to the team's payroll figure as Frye's tenure progresses.
According to an industry source with knowledge of the agreement, the Magic...