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Pay Cuts

Finding A New Job Not The End Of Struggles For Most Laid-Off Workers

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economic recovery hasn't felt much like one even for people who managed to find new jobs after being laid off. Most of the...

City's Workers Get Back To A Full Wage

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

July 18 (Reuters) - City workers in cash-strapped Scranton, Pennsylvania, will receive their full pay this week, the first paychecks they will have ...

Many Small Business Owners Are Going Without Pay

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.18.2012 | Small Business

Although optimism among small business owners has been in high in recent months, many owners have been making notable sacrifices and changes to stay a...

Joy Resmovits

Exclusive: Detroit Public Schools Deficit Has Shrunk By Two-Thirds

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.20.2011 | Detroit

Less than a week after Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said the city was in "very serious" financial shape, the city's schools plan to announce they've dramat...

Employers Moving From Furloughs To Outright Pay Cuts

New York Times | STEVEN GREENHOUSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The furloughs that popped up during the recession are being replaced by a highly unusual tactic: actual cuts in pay. Local and state governments, as...

Taking a hit for the country

Jennie Blackton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jennie Blackton

I read all kinds of campaign mail in my work as a communications consultant, and one of the ongoing phrases is "Enough is enough!" But, what I want to...

Pay Cuts Proposed For U Of Minnesota Employees

Minnesota Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In a letter to faculty and staff Tuesday, University of Minnesota President Bob Bruininks proposed pay cuts to all employees in one form or another. ...

Bailed-Out Companies Will Be Forced To Make Deep Pay Cuts By Obama Administration: NYT

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - (Associated Press) The Obama administration plans to order companies that received huge government bailouts last year to sharply cut the ...

Employers Cut Pay, Hours For Those Still On The Job

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In recent decades, layoffs were the standard procedure for shrinking labor costs. Reducing the wages of those who remained on the job was considered d...

National Anxiety: Most Americans Fear Job Loss Or Pay Cut Is Looming

washingtonpost.com | Jon Cohen and Jennifer Agiesta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite fresh signs that the worst may be over for the beleaguered U.S. economy, there has been no letup in public fears about possible financial hard...

Stealing From California's Young People

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

By blocking any new revenue streams to fund higher education, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Senate Republican minority are not only taxing California's young people and their families, they are crippling the state's future.