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Jan 28, 2014

High court rules against Ind. steelworkers on pay

GARY, Ind. — A group of Indiana steelworkers is disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against an attempt to win pay for the time it takes to put on and take off protective gear. The lawsuit was filed by workers from U.S. Steel’s Gary Works, arguing their workday was extended by up to […]

Aug 29, 2011

Cuomo seeks nonprofit exec compensation data

As part of an effort to crack down on excessive pay to nonprofit executives, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Task Force on Not-For-Profit Entities has requested these groups provide detailed information about compensation and justify their nonprofit status.

Aug 26, 2011

Judicial pay raises lower than expected

The Special Commission on Judicial Compensation, in a split decision, is recommending phased-in pay raises for the state’s judges at levels well below what the Office of Court Administration and New York State Bar Association had suggested would be appropriate.

Jul 8, 2011

Study: More law grads struggling

When the National Association for Legal Placement released disappointing law school graduate job placement figures in early June, Executive Director James Leipold said he expected more bad news to come.

Mar 14, 2011

Corning CEO got $9.35 million in 2010

CORNING — The chief executive and chairman of Corning Inc. saw his pay package rise by 19.6 percent last year, as the specialty glassmaker benefited from surging demand for ultra-thin glass used in television monitors, smart phones and touch-screen tablets.

Dec 10, 2010

Governor establishes Judicial Pay Commission

NEW YORK CITY — Gov. David A. Paterson today signed legislation establishing a special Commission on Judicial Compensation to review and recommend appropriate adjustments to judicial compensation for New York’s judges.

Dec 3, 2010

Court: ‘Ledbetter’ doesn’t bar state wage claim

BOSTON — Plaintiffs could recover damages under state wage law for receiving lower pay based on their age and gender, even though their employer’s pay-setting decisions were made outside an applicable two-year statute of limitations.

Nov 23, 2010

Salaries slow for in-house counsel

A recent report shows the rate of salary increases for in-house legal counsel continues to slow through a rough economy. But in the big picture, lawyers aren’t starving. Hildebrandt Baker Robbins, a New Jersey-based legal industry consulting firm, released a study this month that surveyed more than 6,000 attorneys across nine levels and more than 5,000 non-attorney staff on pay rates.

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