Topic: Employee Compensation
The NFL isn't known for striking. In fact, it hasn’t had a major interruption in play since 1987, which may be the reason for its continued popularity, says New York University professor of sports management Robert Boland. As the NFL faces its first labor dispute in decades, here is a look back at the five worst shutdowns in US sports history.
03/11/2011 06:42 pm
Ford stock – nearly $57 worth' – has been awarded to its CEO. Is the Ford stock package too generous?
03/09/2011 02:49 pm
The little city of Bell, Calif., became a symbol of greed and failed government when it was found that city officials had awarded themselves huge salaries. On Tuesday, the voters get their say.
03/08/2011 02:18 pm
Other schools may provide comparable educational value. But Ivy League schools provide an incomparable social network that can help graduates throughout their careers.
03/03/2011 04:48 pm
In the fight for balanced budgets vs. benefits for public employees, what's fair and what's politics?
02/28/2011 03:02 pm
Either way, discussions about public employee compensation do need to be part of long-term budget fixes.
02/28/2011 11:05 am
It seems Valentine's Day, when 10 percent of all marriage proposals take place, is one of the few constants in the institution of marriage. Fifty years ago, marriage was between a man and a woman barely into their twenties, of the same race and social class, till death did them part. But marriage today is wildly different. In increasing numbers, Americans no longer feel the need to marry to have sex, have a baby, or even to have financial stability. In short, Americans are redefining what marriage is and why they marry. Here are seven marriage trends in the US.
02/14/2011 02:03 pm
Coming off the most-watched Super Bowl of all time, reality is about to hit football fans hard. Owners and players must agree to a new collective-bargaining agreement by March 4, or the owners will lock out the players, essentially suspending pro football indefinitely. Behind the NFL's recent success are stark concerns. Here are five of the most important sticking points to be overcome to avoid the league's first labor-related work stoppage since 1987.
02/08/2011 06:21 pm
Even at 7.4 percent unemployment, Germany says it is short on workers in some sectors.
02/08/2011 08:50 am
Inflation could spike from repeated wage hikes, economist warn, although ignoring union demands threatens to create instability in South Africa.
02/07/2011 01:39 pm