| Jan 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Discovery Communications Inc. has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement for another six years, fortifying the leadership of the cable television programming company after a period of sustained growth.
| Jan 7, 2014
The narrowly approved contract agreement between Boeing and its Washington state workforce will be hailed by some as a victory for the canny, hardball brinkmanship of Boeing's management and the knuckle-under economic pragmatism of the International...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Baltimore County Council members approved Wednesday a $25,000 raise for the county executive, as well as an $8,500 boost for their own positions.
All seven members voted in favor of the increases. The raises will take effect in December and bring the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The UC regents on Thursday hired an executive of a Canadian investment fund to be the chief manager of the university system’s $82 billion in endowment and pension investments and to pay him potentially more than $1 million a year if he achieves...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:06 PM
A patient-care technician for the University of Maryland Medical System must update his skills regularly to keep his job, but he hasn't seen an update in his salary. Another UMMS technician must work at least two jobs to have any money left after paying...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's cash in trash. When it comes to the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, that truism takes on new meaning.
The CRRA, a quasi-public agency created 40 years ago, collects trash from 75 towns and cities and turns it into electricity at four...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Swiss voters soundly rejected a plan Sunday that would have limited executive compensation to no more than 12 times the lowest-paid employees' pay.
The measure, known as the "1:12 initiative," was defeated 65.3% to 34.7% even amid wide public...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:57 PM
The city of Bell is a small blue-collar community in southern Los Angeles County whose top officials were discovered to be earning among the highest municipal salaries in the United States. Five of them, including the former mayor, face multiple counts of...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Janet Napolitano views her new job as president of the University of California system as being primarily "a huge public advocate for higher ed."
The former Arizona governor and U.S. secretary of Homeland Security was an unusual choice for UC: a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The federal government closed the books on the taxpayer bailout of General Motors Co., selling the remaining shares in the nation's largest automaker and taking an expected $10.5-billion loss.
The Treasury Department said Monday...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 9:20 PM
SACRAMENTO — The pace of lawmaking is speeding up at the Capitol.
With legislators back from spring break, rallies are in full swing on the Capitol steps; lobbyists of all stripes are packing the ornate hearing rooms and overflow crowds are...