Wis. Lawmakers Poised To Vote On Wrongful Conviction CompensationWisconsin lawmakers are set to vote Tuesday on a measure that would dramatically increase compensation for people who have been wrongly convicted of crimes.
St. Paul Café Bans Tipping, Raises WagesA St. Paul coffee shop has done away with tipping, and opted to pay their employees higher wages. "We decided as a rule, as a group, to just ban tipping outright," Kopplin's Café co-owner Andrew Kopplin said. He wanted to find a way to compensate his employees fairly, no matter what shift they worked.
Good Question: Why Do We Pay CEOs So Much To Leave?It's not yet clear exactly how much newly resigned Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel stands to make from his severance package, but analysts say it could be anywhere from $9 million to $55 million. Target is expected to release its latest proxy statement this month.
Lawmakers Working To Get Compensation For The Wrongfully Imprisoned A push is underway to compensate people who were exonerated for crimes for which they were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.
UnitedHealth CEO Compensation Up 4 Percent In 2012UnitedHealth Group Inc. kept CEO Stephen J. Hemsley's salary stable in 2012 but bumped up his total compensation for a year in which the nation's largest health insurer grew earnings and enrollment and launched a major acquisition.
Red Lake Teachers Ask For CompensationAbout a dozen former teachers who were in class the day of the Red Lake High School shootings on March 21, 2005 are asking for compensation, seeking to recoup lost wages.