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  • Executive pay is an insult to working families

    Executive pay is an insult to working families
    Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, but here's one more thing to remember: American chief executives make too darn much money. I'm not saying that you shouldn't reward a person for a job well done. But many CEOs now pull down so much more than...
  • Why and how should you start saving for retirement before you hit 35

    Brazen Careerist The news is full of articles about how few baby boomers are prepared financially for retirement. Yet many retirees have plenty of money to get through their golden years. Why are some baby boomers financially prepared for retirement...
  • Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight

    Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight
    Employers across California increasingly are cutting labor costs by using long-term temporary workers — and not employees — to pick crops, sew garments, clean hotel rooms, flip burgers and toil in a range of low-wage industries. This trend...
  • Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations

    Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations
    The CEO of a Hunt Valley-based real estate investment trust, which has a portfolio of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the U.S., was awarded $7.3 million in compensation for 2013, a year that the firm’s returns placed it among...
  • Would a contract extension for Mike Pouncey make sense?

    Would a contract extension for Mike Pouncey make sense?
    The Miami Dolphins just used the franchise's fifth-year option on Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey. The move, which was officially done Tuesday afternoon, was merely a formality. But there's a possibility it won't be the last deal involving Pouncey that...
  • Seattle mayor proposes $15 minimum wage

    A day after Republicans in the U.S. Senate quashed an effort to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced a proposal Thursday for a $15 municipal minimum wage that he said would "improve the lives of workers who...
  • Lake Zurich District 95 gives superintendent pay raise in new contract

    Lake Zurich District 95 gives superintendent pay raise in new contract
    Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 Superintendent Mike Egan will remain with the district through at least 2016, after the board of education agreed to a 29-month contract. The contract, which goes into effect July 1, gives Egan a raise...
  • Naperville considers eliminating health benefits for council, mayor

    Naperville considers eliminating health benefits for council, mayor
    A month after the Naperville City Council nixed its pension benefits, it is considering doing away with health care perks too. Councilman Paul Hinterlong made the proposal Tuesday, saying the council positions are considered part-time and therefore...
  • Naperville City Council to consider cutting health benefit

    Naperville City Council to consider cutting health benefit
    Naperville City Councilmen will debate Tuesday whether their elected officials should be eligible for health insurance benefits. Rescinding such perks could save the city $135,000 annually, according to a city memo. Councilman Paul Hinterlong said...
  • Naperville declines major changes to mayor salary

    Naperville declines major changes to mayor salary
    Naperville's next mayor shouldn't expect a salary much different than the current mayor. The City Council on Monday gave informal approval to rolling the current cell phone and Internet stipend into the mayor's salary starting next year, but otherwise...