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Penn State’s Erickson Highest Paid College Leader In 2014

The Chronicle of Higher Education says a significant portion of Erickson’s pay was because he took ownership of his balance in a university-sponsored life insurance plan valued at $586,000.

06/08/2015

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Philly Makes Forbes List Of The Most Overpriced Cities

The most overpriced city is Honolulu, according to Forbes.

03/26/2015

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Report: College Is Worth It, But How Worth It Depends On Your Major

That’s the takeaway from a new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.

02/20/2015

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Exempt From Overtime Under Federal Labor Law

What does it mean to be an ‘exempt’ employee under Federal Labor Laws?

02/20/2015

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State Education Website Posts Salary Info For Pa. Teachers

The state Department of Education posted the financial data Wednesday to its School Performance Profile website.

01/14/2015

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Who Pays Up When Employer Overpays?

It’s not uncommon for a company to mistakenly overpay or continue to pay an employee who’s quit. Do they have to give the money back?

01/05/2015

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Report: UPenn Has 4th Highest Paid College President In The Country

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports Penn’s Amy Gutmann made $2.5 million in 2012, ranking her fourth behind counterparts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Quinnipiac and Columbia.

12/08/2014

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Cost Of Living Raises Boost Top Pa. Officials’ Pay

The salaries of Pennsylvania’s top elected and appointed officials are about to increase, thanks to their annual cost-of-living adjustment.

11/20/2014

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Hear Philly: 24 Hours To Build Something Awesome At CodeDay

Coding, programming, and computer analytics don’t seem like very sexy careers. But did you know that developers and programmers are among the highest paid members of the workforce, right out of college?

05/21/2014

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College Degree Does Sweeten The Paycheck

When workers are categorized by educational attainment, the proportion of workers with college degrees has risen.

04/09/2014

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Exceptions To Minimum Wage

Can you agree to be paid less than minimum wage? Are there exceptions to the rule?

02/27/2014

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Report: Santa’s In For A (Small) Raise!

If Santa were paid a salary, he’d be making a pretty penny. He’d also be getting a slight raise this year.

12/23/2013

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Phillies Have Four Of The 50 Highest Paid US Athletes

The Phillies have four of the top 50 highest paid US athletes.

05/15/2013

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Phillies, Bastardo Agree To One-Year Deal

Phillies and Bastardo announce one-year deal, avoiding salary arbitration.

01/18/2013