Tag: Bonuses

Home in Ashes, They’re Forced to Fight for Share of PG&E Money

Neil and Kathinka McKeown’s home in Calaveras County, Calif., burned down in a 2015 wildfire that regulators believe started when a power line made contact with a tree. Late last year, they thought they were finally close to rebuilding after reaching a seven-figure settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric, whose line was involved. But PG&E […]

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Trump’s Tax Cut Was Supposed to Change Corporate Behavior. Here’s What Happened.

The $1.5 trillion tax overhaul that President Trump signed into law late last year has already given the American economy a jolt, at least temporarily. It has fattened the paychecks of most American workers, padded the profits of large corporations and sped economic growth. Those results weren’t a surprise. Economists across the ideological spectrum predicted […]

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Bonuses of Up to $8,000 to Teach in Struggling New York Schools

At 180 public schools in New York City, many in the Bronx, hiring and keeping teachers is a constant struggle. These are schools that are in some of the poorest neighborhoods and are often a long trek from the nearest subway stop. On Thursday, the city reached an agreement with the powerful teachers’ union on […]

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Why Some Amazon Workers Aren’t Happy About Their Raise

SEATTLE — Last week, Dave Clark, Amazon’s senior vice president in charge of operations, stood on a ladder in a warehouse near Los Angeles and announced to employees that Amazon was raising pay for its vast blue-collar work force. As soon as he said “new Amazon minimum wage of $15 an hour,” Mr. Clark was […]

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