Stories tagged: Government pay
Mon., Dec. 17, 2012, 8:29 a.m.
Mistrial declared in case of watchdog group
WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a watchdog group accused of violating federal law when it shared a whistle-blower settlement with a government …
Fri., Dec. 14, 2012, 1:09 a.m.
Federal judges sue to win promised pay increases
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the nation teetering on an economic “fiscal cliff,” federal judges may soon force Congress to dedicate possibly millions of dollars to what some of those same …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2012, 1:47 p.m.
Report: Fannie, Freddie managers earned $200K
WASHINGTON — A government report finds median pay for nearly 2,000 senior managers at government-controlled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac exceeded $200,000 last year.
Fri., Dec. 7, 2012, 5:45 a.m.
US economy adds 146K jobs, rate falls to 7.7 pct.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy added 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. The government said Superstorm Sandy had …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 9:47 p.m.
Sandy is thought to have slowed US hiring in Nov.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Superstorm Sandy is widely thought to have slowed U.S. job growth last month. The only question is how much — an answer that’s expected to emerge Friday …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2012, 5:19 p.m.
Navy fires president, provost of grad school
WASHINGTON (AP) — Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has fired the top two administrators of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., for mismanagement and fostering an atmosphere of defying Navy …
Mon., Nov. 19, 2012, 11:25 a.m.
Unions show muscle, spent millions in state races
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Maggie Hassan won the New Hampshire governor’s race, it wasn’t just a victory for her fellow Democrats. Unions spent millions backing Hassan with television ads and …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2012, 12:29 p.m.
Judge: Texas firm must pay disabled workers $1.4M
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company that profited for decades by supplying mentally disabled workers to an Iowa turkey plant at wages of 41 cents per hour must …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2012, 4:01 a.m.
China’s chaotic health care drives patient attacks
HENGYANG, China (AP) — Dr. Chen Yuna had just eaten her lunch and was seated at her desk updating patients’ medical records when a masked man entered her office. He …
Tue., July 10, 2012, 12:06 a.m.
Seasonal firefighters seek health care coverage
DENVER (AP) — They work the front lines of the nation’s most explosive wildfires, navigating treacherous terrain, dense walls of smoke and tall curtains of flame. Yet thousands of the …