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  • UC study: Public aid goes mainly to working families

    UC study: Public aid goes mainly to working families
    Labor economists at UC Berkeley issued a new report Monday showing that more than half the public assistance around the country, whether it be health insurance, food aid or welfare, goes to working families. It's disheartening that so many Americans...
  • Help wanted: Most US job openings are for low-skill, low-pay workers

    MILWAUKEE In a post-recession world where many once-familiar occupations continue to automate, move offshore or disappear outright, one of the most basic questions remains: Who's hiring? It turns out the vast preponderance of job openings these days...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dolphins will use fifth-year option on Ryan Tannehill if long-term deal isn't done

    Dolphins will use fifth-year option on Ryan Tannehill if long-term deal isn't done
    The Miami Dolphins are certain Ryan Tannehill is the future of the franchise and will spend this spring trying to finalize a long-term contract for the team's starting quarterback, who produced a 92.5 passer rating last season. If an agreement can't...
  • Pregnant staffers help congressman sell proposals for better benefits

    Pregnant staffers help congressman sell proposals for better benefits
    For eight years, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger has pushed a bill to expand benefits for working parents. For eight years, it has failed to pass. Now he has an opportunity to put his ideas into practice. The Baltimore County Democrat employs 14 full-time...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...