- Child caseworker shortage a concern in Larimer County Updated: May-29-16 5:25 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - Larimer County is trying to find caseworkers for the Department of Human Services who deal with child neglect and abuse amid concerns that a shortage of workers will hurt clients because of heavier workloads.
- Rate hikes looming for Florida businesses after court ruling Updated: May-27-16 12:47 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida regulators are being asked to approve a whopping 17.1 percent rate hike in insurance premiums paid by the state's business owners to cover their employees.
- Mich. Supreme Court rules against state workers in pay case Updated: May-26-16 4:40 pm
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the state in a dispute over a proposed 2011 raise for some public workers.
- Court upholds $3M judgment against Gerber Products Co. Updated: May-26-16 4:11 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A sharply divided Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said a baby food manufacturer must pay more than $3 million to workers for the time they spent dressing and undressing into uniforms and protective gear.
- Protests resume as McDonald's shareholders meet Updated: May-26-16 11:01 am
OAK BROOK, Illinois - Protesters who camped overnight outside the McDonald's Corp. headquarters in suburban Chicago have called for higher wages as the company's shareholders were meeting Thursday.
- Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small Updated: May-25-16 5:49 pm
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off.
- A look at CEO pay in Rhode Island Updated: May-25-16 3:31 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - There are four CEOs from Rhode Island-based companies included in The Associated Press' annual study of CEO pay.
- The 10-highest paid women CEOs of 2015 Updated: May-25-16 2:38 pm
Here are the 10 highest-paid women CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- The highest-paid CEOs by state Updated: May-25-16 1:08 pm
Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- Union workers at Detroit Diesel ratify 5-year contract Updated: May-25-16 11:57 am
DETROIT - Union workers at Detroit Diesel have ratified a 5-year contract that raises compensation and commits the Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary to future work.
- The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2015 Updated: May-25-16 8:43 am
Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepest pay cuts, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- Top 10 highest-paid CEOs Updated: May-25-16 7:35 am
Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- Health care CEOs lead the way in 2015 compensation Updated: May-25-16 7:30 am
It pays to be healthy. Chief executives at health care companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index made millions more in compensation last year than their counterparts in other industries. A look at the top and bottom-paid CEOs last year, by industry, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- How AP and Equilar calculated CEO pay Updated: May-25-16 6:11 am
For its annual study of CEO pay, The Associated Press used data provided by Equilar, an executive data firm.
- Lawsuit accuses Domino's Pizza of 'rampant wage violations' Updated: May-24-16 2:34 pm
ALBANY, New York - The state's attorney general has sued Domino's Pizza Inc., affiliates and three franchisees alleging they underpaid workers based on payroll reports generated by the parent company's computer system.
- Fed labor officials hand out back pay to blueberry workers Updated: May-24-16 11:53 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - Some farm workers are getting back wages and damages, following the settlement of a labor dispute with some Washington blueberry growers.
- Police help Lisbon port move cargo amid dock workers' strike Updated: May-24-16 7:29 am
LISBON, Portugal - Riot police have held back striking Lisbon dock workers while port operators remove ship containers stranded for several weeks by the walkout over pay and labor rights.
- Regents want pay gap suit from former SDSU professor tossed Updated: May-23-16 2:57 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The South Dakota Board of Regents is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a former South Dakota State University professor who claims she was paid less than colleagues who were not black and female.
- Connecticut city a playground for affluent millennials Updated: May-23-16 10:10 am
STAMFORD, Connecticut - When Zahir Dossa decided to propose to his girlfriend, he wanted to do it at a favorite spot- the private rooftop deck of the couple's downtown apartment.
- Scandal-hit VW agrees to 4.8 percent pay rise for workers Updated: May-20-16 8:05 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Automaker Volkswagen and Germany's industrial union have agreed to increase wages 4.8 percent by next year in an economy where the cost of living is flat - the kind of raises that could help the 19-country eurozone lift inflation from dangerously low levels.
- Texas lowering education requirements for CPS caseworkers Updated: May-19-16 6:02 pm
DALLAS - The state of Texas dropped the requirement of college degrees for Child Protective Services caseworkers this week after low salaries led to staff shortages and turnover woes.
- Kaka again tops MLS salary list, followed by Giovinco Updated: May-19-16 4:55 pm
BETHESDA, Maryland - Kaka remains Major League Soccer's highest-paid player at just over $7 million, and American goalkeeper Tim Howard will earn slightly more than $2.5 million in his return to the league.
- Wage increase for Community Care workers heads to Senate Updated: May-19-16 4:20 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Illinois House has approved a measure that would increase wages for the hundreds of thousands of workers who care for seniors.
- Fired Weis was Notre Dame's highest-paid coach in 2014-15 Updated: May-19-16 4:08 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Charlie Weis remained the highest-paid coach on Notre Dame's payroll last year despite being fired in 2009.
- NY audit faults $2.45M in workers' compensation claims Updated: May-19-16 12:05 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York auditors report preventing 206 incorrect claims for $1.85 million in workers' compensation and medical benefits last year while identifying 417 duplicate claims for $1.6 million paid over the past two years.