Conditions for the long term unemployed improved in February while still remaining distressed by historic standards. Workers unemployed 27 weeks or more declined to 3.739 million, or 35.8 percent of all unemployed workers.
Women in the workforce make more money than their mothers did, on average, but they still make less than their fathers did at similar stages in their careers, according to a new study. The father-daughter wage gap was biggest among the wealthiest workers.
Time Warner Cable's CEO, on the job since Jan. 1, could get $80 million for work on the Comcast merger. But Dodd-Frank law gives shareholders a (nonbinding) vote on whether it's excessive.