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Illinois CFOs Mull Cutting Health Benefits, Survey Says

November 4, 2010
Employees in the state could be earning more than their national counterparts, according to a Grant Thornton survey. Thirty-four percent of Illinois survey participants said they would raise salaries compared with 21 percent nationally.
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Wide Pay Gap Persists Among Doctors

October 28, 2010
A national study, conducted by researchers at the University of California at Davis, compared wages of more than 6,300 physicians practicing in 41 specialties in 60 communities in 2004 and 2005.
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FedEx to Pay $2.3 Million Over Independent Contractors

October 21, 2010
The settlement follows a yearlong investigation by Montana that found FedEx Ground drivers are employees, not independent contractors, and that FedEx owed unemployment taxes, penalties and interest, according to the attorney general’s office.
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