CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Senate has agreed to compromise on restoring long-term unemployment benefits for 5 months.» Read More
TRENTON, N.J. Feb 25- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for a new round of public pension reform in his fifth state budget proposal on Tuesday but provided no details, while opposition Democrats rejected the idea.
The AOL CEO’s comments about two “distressed babies” and how it impacted the company’s 401(k) decisions is only part of the story.
Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor discusses AOL CEO Tim Armstrong's comments on health care and employee benefits, as well as Sheryl Sandberg's push for diversity.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong reversed the company's decision to change 401(k) benefits. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.
NEW YORK, Feb 10- Four months into a criminal trial for five former employees of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, witnesses have made it clear that no one but Madoff himself knew the whole truth about his massive Ponzi scheme, from his top lieutenant on down.
WASHINGTON, Feb 7- The U.S. Postal Service narrowed losses in its latest quarter, as a surge in online shopping and package delivery boosted revenues during the busy holiday season. The Postal Service has been grappling with tumbling mail volumes as Americans communicate more online, and as massive payments for its future retirees' health benefits take a toll.
The U.S. Postal Service narrowed its losses in its first quarter that ended December as a surge in online shopping and package delivery boosted its revenues.
The Postal Service has been grappling with tumbling mail volumes as Americans communicate more online, and struggles under the weight of massive required payments for future retiree health benefits. A 2006 law requires the Postal Service to fund 75 years worth of its future retirees' healthcare by 2016..
Feb 3- A campaign for a ballot initiative that would cut California's public pension benefits and could become a model for other states has stalled as Democrats battle each other in America's largest state.
Kynect, which is Kentucky's marketplace, and the Rhode Island Health Benefits Exchange have had separate talks about 2015 with health insurers that could opt to join the online marketplaces set up under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. Kentucky and Rhode Island are among states with the most successful Obamacare launches.
JPMorgan Jamie Dimon will get a $20 million compensation package in total for 2013. This includes a $1.5 million salary base, as well as an $18.5 million incentive package.
WASHINGTON, Jan 18- The Obama administration is delaying enforcement of a provision of the new healthcare law that prohibits employers from providing better health benefits to top executives than to other employees, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
Google continues to attract the best and brightest, says Andy Serwer, managing editor of Fortune, discussing its annual list of the top companies to work for.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan 15- U.S. Department of Labor officials will travel to Florida to investigate the state's troubled unemployment compensation website following criticism it is failing to get jobless benefits to laid-off workers, an official said on Wednesday.
Discussing the economic impact of the benefits extension, with CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Art Laffer of Laffer Associates. The labor market has a way to go, says Bernstein.
BOSTON, Jan 6- Americans are unlikely to move to another state to obtain better medical coverage, according to a Harvard study released on Monday that debunks fears expanded Medicaid in some states under the U.S.
A key procedural vote on unemployment benefits is expected to fail in the Senate. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the crisis.
Discussing the factors weighed in deciding minimum wage in varying industries, with Christian Weller, Center for American Progress senior fellow.
The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, claims that changes to current and retired teacher pensions that were passed by the Illinois General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn earlier this month violate protections for public sector worker retirement benefits in the state constitution.
Maksim Ovsyannikov, SmartRecruiters, and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the impact of extended unemployment benefits coming to an end tomorrow.