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Obama Unveils Health Care Reform Proposal of His Own

February 22, 2010
Unlike the 1,000-plus page bills passed separately last year by Democrats in the Senate and House, the president laid out the policies he wants to implement and the rationale for doing so in an 11-page plainly written document.
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COBRA Subsidy Extension Removed From Jobs Bill

February 12, 2010
Experts say there is overwhelming congressional support to extend COBRA premium subsidies and that the COBRA provisions in the scrapped bill are likely to be attached to any one of several other bills that Congress will consider in the coming weeks.
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AIG Overhauls Its System for Incentive Pay

February 12, 2010
Those ranked in the top 10 percent of employees will receive the greatest incentive pay, followed by those ranked in the next 20 percent, the next 50 percent and the remaining 20 percent.
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U.S. Salary-Increase Budgets Hit 25-Year Low

February 10, 2010
Changes to salary structures to account for changes in cost of living and other factors aren’t expected to top 2 percent, according to The Conference Board’s survey. That’s below the board’s forecast of a 2.6 percent inflation rate.
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