The officers that run the largest U.S. pension fund are proposing to
lower their investment goals
for the first time in four years, a move
that could lead to higher contributions for government
workers as well
as cities and counties across California.
Restaurants find empowering workers leads to profits
tout it as the strongest equal-pay law in the nation. The measure was
introduced in response to a study that found women in California working
full time made a median 84 cents for every dollar men earned in 2013.
America's beaten-down factory worker is getting squeezed again
Federal authorities are investigating allegations that a UC Berkeley
custodial contractor underpaid workers who cleaned up after Golden Bears
football games and other sporting events, denying them overtime pay for
weeks that stretched to 80 or 90 hours. The probe of Performance
First Building Services, which has provided janitorial services at UC
Berkeley for nearly seven years, was launched by the U.S. Department of
Labor, according to the agency and former and current employees.
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