RSS icon

Top Stories

Compensation

Average Tech Pay in Silicon Valley Tops $100,000

January 24, 2012
Comments (0)
For the U.S. as a whole, technology workers reported their average annual wage rose to $81,327 in 2011 from $79,384 in 2010, according to a survey by Dice.
Read More

Court: Ex-Temp Creates Fake W-2s

January 24, 2012
Comments (0)
The former temporary worker, Valerie Yvonne Brown, faces charges of aiding or assisting the preparation of a false or fraudulent document and identity theft, according to the filing.
Read More

Employer Must Pay Workers' Compensation for Concurrent Job: Court

January 20, 2012
Comments (0)
William Thomas worked as a light equipment operator for the Warren County Department of Public Works when he was injured in 2009. Court records show that Thomas also was employed by a janitorial service at that time.
Read More

Report: California Program has Little Effect on Worker Injuries, Fatalities

January 19, 2012
Comments (0)
While safety standards listed under the state Injury and Illness Prevention Program typically improve safety, the commission said it's unclear whether state mandates cause employers to be safer than companies that voluntarily implement such practices.
Read More

The Foreboding Footnote to NYC's Job Growth

January 19, 2012
Comments (0)
Lower-paying jobs make up most of the city's expected job growth for the next two years as health care and social services positions flourish.
Read More

Data Bank Focus: Paying Well

January 13, 2012
Comments (0)

Worker's Marijuana Use Cause of Explosion; Comp Benefits Denied

January 12, 2012
Comments (0)
Three of the court's nine judges dissented to a portion of the opinion. Judge Raymond Abramson noted that Greg Prock had used a torch in the past to open barrels, and said the accident may not have been directly caused by Prock's past drug use.
Read More

Bloomberg Outlines Ambitious 2012 Agenda

January 12, 2012
Comments (0)
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will push for a minimum-wage increase, a $20,000 salary hike for top teachers and the firing of lousy educators from failing schools.
Read More

Class of 2011 Salaries Rise 2.3%

January 12, 2012
Comments (0)
The average starting salary for those with bachelor’s degrees in the class of 2011 was $41,701, up 2.3 percent from the class of 2010, according to the winter 2012 Salary Survey report published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
Read More