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  • L.A. County supervisors poised to begin weighing minimum wage hike

    L.A. County supervisors poised to begin weighing minimum wage hike
    A majority of Los Angeles County supervisors want to consider raising the minimum wage for county residents and employees, joining a growing number of local governments in the region. Officials in the city of Los Angeles are considering raising the...
  • Pension changes boost compensation for Newport News shipyard execs

    Pension changes boost compensation for Newport News shipyard execs
    Thanks to soaring increases in pension fund values, top executives at Huntington Ingalls Industries saw a significant jump in compensation in 2014, documents show. President and CEO Mike Petters saw a 47.5 percent increase in compensation from 2013 to...
  • Lawmakers call for change on city schools leave pay

    Lawmakers call for change on city schools leave pay
    State and local lawmakers called on Baltimore school officials Monday to rein in policies and practices that led the district to pay employees $46 million last year in accrued leave, bonuses, overtime, stipends and other compensation. The district...
  • Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance

    Thousands on Peninsula signed up for Affordable Care Act health insurance
    With just a couple of weeks left in the Affordable Care Act's special enrollment period for health insurance in 2015, the federal government has released more details on those who signed up during the primary open enrollment, which ended Feb. 15. The...
  • Fair scheduling is about respect

    Fair scheduling is about respect
    Last year, my hourly wage at IKEA was raised by two dollars. While that's a substantial wage bump in the retail industry, it doesn't make up for another problem that affects millions of retail workers like me — the lack of predictable schedules or...
  • T. Rowe CEO's compensation rises in 2014

    T. Rowe CEO's compensation rises in 2014
    T. Rowe Price Group CEO and President James A.C. Kennedy took home about $8.9 million in compensation last year after a boost in his incentive pay, according to the company's annual proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The...
  • McDonald's pay raise helps company achieve multiple goals

    McDonald's pay raise helps company achieve multiple goals
    McDonald's decision to boost the minimum pay only at company-owned restaurants effectively illustrates a long-held premise of the burger giant: That it does not set wages at franchised units, which employ the vast majority of McDonald's workers. It's...
  • Audit: West Virginia corrections salaries worst nationally

    A legislative audit says West Virginia has the lowest starting salaries for state correctional officers in the country. On Monday, Kristina Taylor of the Legislative Post Audit Division relayed the low correctional pay marks to state lawmakers. The...
  • State: Overtime And Support Costs At Southbury Are Justified

    State: Overtime And Support Costs At Southbury Are Justified
    In explaining the high costs of running the Southbury Training School, which is gradually closing, state officials detailed the significant medical needs of the remaining 305 developmentally disabled residents at the campus. The average age is 66;...
  • Five myths about fast-food work

    Five myths about fast-food work
    Since fast-food workers started walking off the job in New York more than two years ago, their campaign has grown into a worldwide movement. Demanding $15 per hour and a union, workers in fast food and other low-wage industries have staged strikes,...
  • Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark

    Some Maryland state workers crack million-dollar compensation mark
    Looking for the highest-paid state employees? You'll find them in University of Maryland locker rooms in College Park and at its medical school in Baltimore. Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon has the top spot for the 2014 calendar year, with a $2.2...