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Giants, Cubs raising pay for minor leaguers this season

By JAKE SEINER | February 18, 2020

The Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants are pushing ahead with pay raises for minor league players this season, days after Major League Baseball mandated salary bumps beginning in 2021.Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer and Giants baseball executive Farhan...

Firm loses compensation claim vs. Norway for spy recruitment

February 18, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian concrete company on Tuesday lost its compensation case against its home country, claiming it suffered financial losses after Norway's intelligence services tried to recruit two of its employees working in Russia.The...

House passes bill easing bids by workers to form unions

By MATTHEW DALY | February 6, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that supporters said would help working families, the Democratic-controlled House has approved a bill that would make it easier for workers to form unions and bargain for higher wages, better benefits and improved working...

University supports closing wage gap

By Lisa Lillianstrom | December 2, 2018

Women work hard for their money but get paid less than men despite doing the same job, which is why it is so important NIU hosted “Closing The Gender Pay Gap.”The event was attended mostly by faculty with a low student turnout. More students should...

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