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  • Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans

    Sunkist ordered to restore $1.6 million to retirement plans
    Sunkist Growers Inc., the Sherman Oaks-based citrus cooperative, has been ordered to restore more than $1.6 million to employee retirement plans, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday. The Labor Department sued Sunkist after Employee Benefits Security...
  • Labor Department sues former BBH CEO over retirement plan

    Labor Department sues former BBH CEO over retirement plan
    The U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday that it sued the former CEO of Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. for failing to deposit workers' contributions into the company's retirement plan. Baltimore Behavioral Health, or BBH, is a drug treatment and...
  • Ask Kim: What should I look for during open enrollment?

    Q. In addition to choosing a health insurance plan, what employee benefits should I consider during open enrollment? Many people focus solely on their health insurance choices. But there are other benefits at stake during open enrollment. -- Flexible...
  • Benefits are good, perks are better

    DEAR JOYCE: A recruiter has been talking with me about joining a pharmaceutical company he represents when I finish my master's in biology this year. The salary's acceptable, but I had hoped the company would throw in a car as a benefit. Am I expecting...
  • Glendale pays big pension numbers

    Glendale pays big pension numbers
    As Glendale struggles to get a handle on its growing pension obligations, records show that about 11% of the nearly 1,350 city retirees draw annual pensions of more than $100,000 a year — and some of them far more than that. At the top of the list...
  • Senate waters down Orange-inspired sick-leave bill, removes 'living wage' preemption

    TALLAHASSEE -- In response to Orange County's legal fight over sick-time, the Senate is ditching a connected legislative push to nullify "living wage" laws on the books in several cities and counties. Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, pushed an...
  • Yes, some employers do provide generous employee benefits

    You might never have heard of U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention in Rockville, but after reading this you likely will want to work there. The scientific nonprofit, which sets standards for drug production and quality in the United States, was recently...
  • Proposed DuPage County budget reduces spending by over $8M

    Proposed DuPage County budget reduces spending by over $8M
    DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on Tuesday proposed a nearly $432 million budget for 2013 that would cut spending by more than $8 million over the previous year. At Tuesday's County Board meeting, Cronin credited savings from greater...
  • Employee benefits firm expands local headquarters, adds 25 jobs

    Employee benefits firm expands local headquarters, adds 25 jobs
    Apex Benefits Group, Inc., an employee benefits service provider, announced plans today to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 25 high-wage jobs by 2016. The company, which provides services to private, non-profit and public companies, will...
  • Employers focus on engaging workers to keep them

    Employers focus on engaging workers to keep them
    MINNEAPOLIS — When Minnesota Bank and Trust opened in Edina, Minn., in 2008, CEO Kate Kelly was determined to make it a place people wanted to work. So she appointed three volunteers to the employee event committee, set a budget and waited to see...
  • Troubling assumptions in mayor's report

    Troubling assumptions in mayor's report
    Tuesday of last week was such a great time to be a Baltimorean. Then came Wednesday. One day after approximately 200,000 fans helped the Ravens celebrate their second Super Bowl victory, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced that without...