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  • Paycheck fairness: a way to motivate the base

    Paycheck fairness: a way to motivate the base
    Sometime this week, women will have earned the same amount earned by a man during 2013 doing the same job. It takes us more than 15 months to earn what he earns in 12. That's why we celebrate Equal Pay Day each year in April, although "celebrate" is probably the wrong word.
  • Problem Solver updates: Rider gets refund after $787 1-mile cab ride

    Problem Solver updates: Rider gets refund after $787 1-mile cab ride
    Becky Siegel's wild ride is finally over. Late last week, the 20-year-old received a full refund for her $787.33 1-mile cab ride. The check, from credit card processing company Square, arrived via Federal Express. "Yea," said her mother, Susan...

    When a job ad suggests only young workers need apply

    DEAR JOYCE: As a mid-lifer job hunter, I applied for a position described in a recruitment ad that seemed perfect for my talents and experience. After no response and two failed attempts to follow up, in rereading the ad, it hit me: "We seek...

    Problem Solver: Disabled court worker barred from closer parking spots

     Problem Solver: Disabled court worker barred from closer parking spots
    There are days when fatigue consumes Jackie Walsh, when walking even short distances. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis four years ago, Walsh wears a brace on her left leg and often uses a cane for stability. "My problem is, with MS, I don't have good...

    Obama should practice what he preaches at prayer breakfast

    President Obama gave a lovely speech at the recent National Prayer Breakfast — and one is reluctant to criticize. But pry my jaw from the floorboards. Without a hint of irony, the president lamented eroding protections of religious liberty...