- Colorado health care exchange official seeks bonus Updated: Dec-05-13 12:55 pm
- Fast-food workers, others protest in Detroit Updated: Dec-05-13 12:41 pm
- Fast-food strikes return amid push for wage hikes Updated: Dec-05-13 11:19 am
- Fast food workers in Ga. to rally for higher wages Updated: Dec-05-13 9:52 am
- Waterbury firefighters pact calls for drug testing Updated: Dec-05-13 6:37 am
- Michigan House budget rising 5 percent in 2014 Updated: Dec-04-13 4:29 pm
- Missouri's Boeing incentives could total $1.7B Updated: Dec-03-13 9:23 pm
- Burman: Wyoming needs 'culture of toughness' Updated: Dec-03-13 11:48 am
- El Dorado County supes vote to ditch salary perks Updated: Dec-03-13 9:01 am
- Board recommends 2-year contract for Mich. workers Updated: Dec-02-13 8:22 pm
- Fast-food strikes aim at 100 US cities Updated: Dec-02-13 5:28 pm
- TD Ameritrade CEO's salary, incentives growing Updated: Dec-02-13 5:16 pm
- 26 arrested as low-wage workers march in St. Paul Updated: Nov-29-13 7:19 pm
- 15 Black Friday protesters arrested at Wal-Mart Updated: Nov-29-13 4:52 pm
- Correction: Germany-Amazon story Updated: Nov-29-13 8:17 am
- Vermont Workers Center leading low-wage protests Updated: Nov-29-13 5:07 am
- NC labor activists protest low wages at Wal-Mart Updated: Nov-29-13 4:05 am
- Okla. court sets arguments in workers comp case Updated: Nov-26-13 9:08 am
- Holidays bring annual pay bump for Pa. officials Updated: Nov-25-13 3:29 pm
- Sheridan firefighters threaten suit over raises Updated: Nov-25-13 12:01 pm
- Raises debated as Lafourche budget vote nears Updated: Nov-25-13 9:31 am
- Court to review workers' compensation appeal Updated: Nov-25-13 5:02 am
- Baton Rouge considers raising worker pay Updated: Nov-24-13 11:20 am
- Swiss reject plan to cap managers' pay Updated: Nov-24-13 10:25 am
- DC mayor proposes minimum wage of $10 Updated: Nov-22-13 7:44 pm
DENVER - The head of Colorado's state health care exchange is asking for a year-end raise and bonus even though enrollment numbers are not meeting expectations.
DETROIT - Sign-carrying employees and others marched in front of McDonald's restaurants in Detroit during rallies Thursday against low wages for fast-food workers.
NEW YORK - Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country Thursday amid a push for higher wages.
ATLANTA - Fast-food employees are rallying in Atlanta to push for higher pay and the right to form a union.
WATERBURY, Connecticut - Waterbury officials and the union representing firefighters have agreed to a new three-year contract that includes pay raises and random drug testing.
LANSING, Michigan - Lawmakers in the Michigan House will see their office budgets rise 5 percent in 2014.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri senators hoping to land production of a new Boeing airplane were set to begin debate Wednesday on a package of incentives valued at up to $1.7 billion over two decades.
LARAMIE, Wyoming - A day after firing head coach Dave Christensen, Wyoming athletic director Tom Burman says the school's football team needs to develop a "culture of toughness."
PLACERVILLE, California - El Dorado County supervisors have voted 3-1 to eliminate perks that inflated the salaries of seven of the region's highest-paid elected officials.
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Employee Relations Board is recommending a two-year contract for unionized state employees with modest salary increases along with bigger payments for less health insurance coverage.
NEW YORK - Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job on Thursday, organizers say, which would mark the largest effort yet in a push for higher pay.
OMAHA, Nebraska - TD Ameritrade's CEO is getting a raise four months after he signed a new contract.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Police say 26 people were arrested as hundreds of low-wage workers marched along University Avenue in St. Paul to demand higher pay.
SEATTLE - Fifteen protesters were arrested outside a Wal-Mart store in Bellevue as they called on Black Friday shoppers to consider how the retailer compensates its workers.
BERLIN - In a story Nov. 25 about a strike against Amazon.com in Germany, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the union ver.di represents about 2,000 Amazon employees in Leipzig and 3,300 in Bad Hersfeld.
BERLIN, Vermont - Shoppers heading out for Black Friday at two of Vermont's Wal-Mart stores are likely to run into protesters trying to raise awareness about low wages for workers at the retail giant's outlets.
CLAYTON, North Carolina - North Carolina labor activists say they're protesting the social cost of Wal-Mart's low prices.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of Oklahoma's new workers' compensation law.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials - including Gov. Tom Corbett - will see a few hundred dollars more in salary in 2014, unless they decline it.
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - A union representing firefighters says it intends to sue the City of Sheridan over the city council's recent vote denying pay raises.
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - The Lafourche Parish Council will decide Tuesday whether to approve a budget for next year that calls for spending $2.4 million on a 4 percent pay raise for employees.
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear an appeal from a former Ripley alderman who lost both hands after being electrocuted.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Baton Rouge leaders would have to come up with nearly $9 million a year to boost pay for public employees up to rates in comparable communities, a consultant told Metro Council members.
BERLIN - Swiss voters soundly rejected on Sunday a proposal to limit the pay of companies' highest-paid managers to 12 times that of their lowest-paid workers, a plan that business leaders had warned could weaken the prosperous nation's economy.
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray said Friday he supports increasing the city's minimum wage to $10 an hour, setting up a possible showdown with the D.C. Council over pay for low-wage workers.