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  • Despite improved economy, officials should keep local budgets trim

    Despite improved economy, officials should keep local budgets trim
    As we turn toward the homestretch of another budget season, there are promising signs emerging from city council chambers and supervisors meetings. The nation's economic recovery appears to have taken hold on the Peninsula, encouraging officials to...
  • Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.

    Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.
    No parent wants to be the bad guy. But as they try to figure out whether they should let their children say yes to college acceptances that have just arrived, parents may wonder if they dare give the go-ahead. For many families, the choice between an...
  • Tangled web of dollars ties Virginia localities back to state

    Tangled web of dollars ties Virginia localities back to state
    State money flows to localities through a complicated collection of funding streams. Highway maintenance money comes from the state. So does pay for constitutional officers, such as commonwealth's attorneys and treasurers. The state pays part of the...
  • Palm Beach banks on paying chief like a CEO

    Palm Beach banks on paying chief like a CEO
    Palm Beach County's new school superintendent will make $50,000 more in base salary than his Broward County counterpart, even though he will run a system with about 80,000 fewer students. Does that make sense? Yes, according to the new CEO theory in...
  • $13,000 raise for Park Ridge development head put on hold

    A $13,000 pay raise recommended for a Park Ridge city employee was not included in the annual budget recently adopted by the City Council. City Manager Shawn Hamilton told aldermen that he had removed from the 2015-16 budget a $13,075 "salary adjustment"...
  • Work and play can go together

    Work and play can go together
    Sometimes you just need to have a little fun at work. We asked all of our Top Workplaces how they help employees reduce stress and have fun. Fifteen responded. Here's what they said. • All Star Recruiting: First and foremost, we make sure the...
  • Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere

    Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere
    Among captains of industry, entertainment executives continue to reap some of the biggest rewards when it comes to compensation. The biggest pay day so far went to Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav, who received a $156.1-million...
  • Two views on the Actors' Equity wage hike for L.A.'s small theaters

    Two views on the Actors' Equity wage hike for L.A.'s small theaters
    For decades, the Los Angeles small-theater scene has operated under a single set of wage rules based on the willingness of professional, unionized actors to perform for token fees. Now this world is about to break in two. Leaders of the national stage...
  • Care workers deserve pay that better matches their service

    Care workers deserve pay that better matches their service
    Last week, underpaid care workers — home-care providers and nursing-home and hospital workers — across Florida took to the streets to fight for $15 an hour and a union. They are a part of a growing movement that includes adjunct professors and...
  • UF coach Billy Donovan reportedly drawing interest from Oklahoma City Thunder

    UF coach Billy Donovan reportedly drawing interest from Oklahoma City Thunder
    Oklahoma City's decision to fire coach Scott Brooks Wednesday has renewed speculation Gators' coach Billy Donovan might leave for the NBA after 19 seasons at UF. Yahoo Sports reports Donovan is expected "to become a serious candidate" of the opening,...
  • Engineers may have best luck finding entry-level jobs, report says

    Engineers may have best luck finding entry-level jobs, report says
    College students angling for their first jobs out of school may have the most luck if they have engineering backgrounds. A trio of engineering positions — engineer, systems engineer and software engineer — took the top spots as professions...