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  • Maryland Live's dealer school was job training without a paycheck, suit alleges

    Maryland Live's dealer school was job training without a paycheck, suit alleges
    Three students at the dealer school run by Maryland Live last year say it was a scheme to avoid paying wages while training employees. Now they are suing the casino in federal court. They say the casino told them the free training was a good deal, but...
  • Orlando City midfielder Kaká has highest salary in MLS history

    Orlando City midfielder Kaká has highest salary in MLS history
    Orlando City's move to sign Brazilian star Kaká turned out to be the biggest in Major League Soccer history. The MLS players union released its latest salary figures, and Kaká came in with a base salary of $6.66 million and an annual guaranteed...
  • Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest

    Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest
    John F. Reinhart, the Virginia Port Authority CEO appointed eight months ago and given the task of reversing the money-losing enterprise's finances, is the highest-paid port executive on the East Coast and perhaps in the nation, a Daily Press review of...
  • New job offer? Hold the phone: points to consider

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm ambitious and ready to move up while the job market is the best it's been in six years. Advice on making a good decision when I do get a job offer? -- I.L. A job offer is a pat on the back, making you feel special, valued, successful,...
  • Eric Frein manhunt costs at least $1.4 million per week

    Eric Frein manhunt costs at least $1.4 million per week
    The manhunt to find Eric Frein is costing law enforcement agencies more than $1 million per week as hundreds of officers from three states have flocked to the Poconos to form a net around the man accused of gunning down two Pennsylvania state troopers....
  • Living on the bare minimum

    Living on the bare minimum
    There's little room for surprises in James Collins' monthly scramble to manage rent, bills, debts and gas. The $250 repair bill for his fiancee's engagement ring didn't fit the budget. So he asked the jeweler if he could add the repair cost to his one-...
  • As recovery continues, Maryland households fall behind

    As recovery continues, Maryland households fall behind
    More than five years into the economic recovery, many Maryland households still aren't feeling the lift. Overall personal income — including wages, investment income and payments from programs such as Social Security — grew an estimated 1...
  • Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?

    Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?
    On Labor Day, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed raising the minimum wage for all workers in Los Angeles, eventually reaching a minimum of $13.25 an hour in 2017. Reactions were immediate. Organized labor applauded the proposal; business groups warned that it...
  • Oct. 11 Letters: Ebola, same-sex marriage, advocacy for seniors

    Is caution enough? "The force of an idea lies in its inspirational value. It matters very little if it is true or false." This was the official position of the government's Committee on Public Information regarding the Spanish flu pandemic. National...
  • Ask Kim: Can I save for retirement with my employer and on my own?

    I started doing freelance work a few months ago in addition to my 9-to-5 job. Can I contribute to a self-employed retirement account and an employer-sponsored plan at the same time? Yes. Even if you have a full-time job and are stashing money in an...
  • What's the right minimum wage for Los Angeles?

    What's the right minimum wage for Los Angeles?
    The question in Los Angeles is not whether to raise the minimum wage -- that’s almost certainly going to happen -- but how much to raise it? The City Council recently voted to hike base pay for hotel workers to $15.37 an hour -- 70% above...