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  • Uber pays $100M to settle lawsuit with drivers

    The taxi hailing app settles a class action lawsuit over driver status.

  • New rules on pay: who's affected?

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the new proposals for curbing Wall Street executive pay.

  • The war on Wall Street

    Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), and CNBC's senior contributor Larry Kudlow debate proposals regarding executive pay on Wall Street.

  • Changing big bank pay

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on a re-proposal from 2011 regarding executive pay.

  • Sources say Target may hike minimum wage to $10

    The big box retailer could raise the minimum wage for its workers by $1 per hour.

  • On the Money 1

    Is the gig economy good or bad for workers? We ask Steve Case, author of “The Third Wave” and CEO of venture capital firm Revolution, where the next entrepreneurial jobs will be.

  • CHICAGO, April 14- Planning for retirement is tough enough- and it gets even tougher when retirement benefits you expect to receive from an employer are changed on short notice. Two-thirds of employers provided retiree health coverage as recently as 1988, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Soon-to-be-released data from Aon Hewitt, a consulting firm...

  • Retirement savings tips for freelancers

    CNBC Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson offers tips on how freelancers can save over $50,000 in a retirement savings account this year.

  • Verizon workers walk off the job Wednesday

    Members of two unions in a Verizon contract "Communications Workers of America" and the "International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers" are on strike. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the issues involve pensions, call center jobs and workers assignments as part of the strike.

  • 39k Verizon workers go on strike

    Members of two unions with a Verizon contract "Communications Workers of America" and the "International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers" are on strike, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. The strike does not include wireless service workers.

  • Introducing the 'Textalyzer' to stop distracted driving

    Police in New York could soon be equipped with a device to find out if a driver involved in a crash was texting while driving.

  • Deutsche Bank stops North Carolina expansion over anti-gay law

    The German bank halts its plans to hire 250 additional workers in Cary, North Carolina.

  • Young couple with baby

    San Francisco became the first U.S. city to mandate six weeks of fully paid parental leave, requiring employers to shoulder much of the cost.

  • Should college athletes be paid?

    Ben Strauss, contributing writer for The New York Times, and Andrew Zimbalist, Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics at Smith College, debate whether college athletes should be paid by the NCAA.

  • Negotiating a higher salary

    When it comes time for a raise and you have to sit down at the negotiating table, here are a few tips that can help you achieve your financial goals. CNBC’s Sharon Epperson explains.

  • CHICAGO, March 22- Denial is not just a river in Africa. It also is a powerful driver of how Americans think about their prospects for a secure retirement. The Retirement Confidence Survey published by the Employee Benefit Research Institute is the longest-running annual survey of retirement confidence among both workers and today's retirees- this is the 26th...

  • A CEO leaves $10m for his staff

    The outgoing CEO of The Admiral Group will split the money between his full-time staff holding over one year of service.

  • Bacon lover

    Free bacon and bicycle repairs are among the quirkier job benefits on offer in the U.K., according to Glassdoor.

  • The idea is getting a push from a politically unlikely duo: labor economist Teresa Ghilarducci and Tony James, president of Blackstone Group LP, the global asset management firm. Indeed, just 23 percent of workers age 45 and higher have saved more than $250,000, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Meanwhile, Social Security replaces only about...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- The U.S. government on Friday proposed raising payments by 1.35 percent on average next year to the health insurers who offer Medicare Advantage health benefits to elderly and disabled Americans. Payments to insurers will vary under the 2017 Medicare Advantage proposal, based on the region the plans are sold and on the size of bonus payments...