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Trump CFO's lawyer says he suspects more indictments on way

Sep. 20, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Donald Trump’s indicted corporate finance chief told a judge Monday he has “strong reason to believe” more indictments are coming in an ongoing New York investigation into the former president’s real estate empire. Lawyer Bryan...

Higher pay, bonuses attract more Idaho correction officers

Sep. 20, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Pay raises and bonuses should help ease a shortfall of prison workers in Idaho, the state's top prison official said. Idaho Department of Correction Director Josh Tewalt told the Legislature’s Criminal Justice Reinvestment Oversight Committee on...

Union members vote to accept new Mondelez contract

Sep. 20, 2021 09:51 AM EDT

HENRICO, Va. (AP) — Striking union members voted to accept a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with snack company Mondelez International, ending a walkout that began last month. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union...

Mets, Phillies minor leaguers protest pay with wristbands

Sep. 19, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minor league players in the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies farm systems wore teal wristbands Saturday to protest pay that they say is insufficient. At least 10 players from the Brooklyn Cyclones and Jersey Shore BlueClaws wore the wristbands —...

Virginia prisons seek to boost salaries amid staffing crisis

Sep. 18, 2021 11:40 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia prison officials say they are experiencing a severe staffing crisis and are seeking to increase starting salaries for correctional officers by about 25% in an attempt to recruit and retain officers. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that...

Alex Morgan: New contract must not cut existing compensation

Sep. 15, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

Alex Morgan says the U.S. women's national team needs to make sure players aren't losing any of their existing compensation under the identical contract proposals the U.S. Soccer Federation has made to both the men's and women's teams. But the team is hopeful for a new...

Amazon eyes 125K more hires, $18+ per hour average salary

Sep. 14, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

Amazon wants to hire 125,000 delivery and warehouse workers and said Tuesday that it is paying new hires an average of $18 an hour in a tight job market as more people shop online. Competition for hourly workers has become fierce, and many companies are offering higher...

Liz Weston: How to negotiate your way to a richer life

Sep. 13, 2021 08:19 AM EDT

Negotiating is an important personal finance skill that can help you earn more and pay less. Whether you’re discussing a job offer, dickering at a car dealership or just trying to work out a budget with your significant other, the ability to bargain effectively can have a huge impact. ...

For World Trade Center cook, surviving 9/11 led to activism

Sep. 11, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty years after 9/11, Sekou Siby still feels the pangs of survivor's guilt. A cook and dishwasher at the World Trade Center's Windows on the World restaurant, Siby had swapped shifts that day with a co-worker who ended up dying in the terrorist attacks. ...

Polish medical workers march for better pay, conditions

Sep. 11, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Large numbers of doctors, nurses and other medical workers marched in Warsaw on Saturday to demand higher wages and an improvement in working conditions made more difficult by the coronavirus pandemic. Poland's health care sector was strapped for...