| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights.
Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry?
It depends on who you talk to.
The effect of a pilot...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Short answer: Yes.
The question is posed by an exchange launched by Evan Soltas at Bloomberg View, and answered by Michael Wasser of the workers rights organization Jobs for Justice. Soltas has defended himself against Wasser's response, so this could...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:38 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Mike Trout wore a million-dollar smile Wednesday. It was a good day for him and the Angels, with the anticipation of a much better day in the very near future.
The Angels signed Trout to a one-year, $1-million contract, avoiding the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Lawyers for five former Bell City Council members asked for more time Friday to consider whether to accept a deal in which their clients would get no more than four years in prison in exchange for pleading no contest to criminal negligence.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama locked arms with Democratic governors Friday to press the case for raising the minimum wage, an issue the party is hoping will drive voters to the polls in the midterm elections.
Ahead of this weekend’s National...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Let’s raise the minimum wage. There, I said it. Out loud. Has the U.S. economy collapsed yet?
Oh, but it will, Republicans say. For proof, they point to such things as the Congressional Budget Office report released Tuesday, which said that a hike...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Los Angeles lawmakers plan to introduce an ordinance Tuesday that would require the operators of big hotels to pay workers $15.37 an hour, one of the highest minimum-wage rates targeting private employers anywhere in the U.S.
The initiative by City...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Sarah Giron wants health insurance, but she says it's just not in her budget. "It's so expensive," says the 34-year-old stay-at-home mom in Riverside County.
Her husband, an aerospace worker, gets health insurance at work at a very reasonable rate...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Last year’s stock-market surge boosted 401(k) accounts, but millions of Americans are still likely to run short of money in retirement, according to a pair of studies released Thursday.
The average 401(k) balance reached a new record of $89,300 in...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:07 PM
WASHINGTON -- After promising for weeks to do so, President Obama on Wednesday signed an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors -- but only after wagging his finger at Congress for failing to “give America a raise” by...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:42 PM
As a bipartisan agency, the Congressional Budget Office has to tread lightly when it tells any of its clients on Capitol Hill that they're full of it. So the agency's remarks Monday about the employment impact of the Affordable Care Act is remarkable...