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Wages and salaries
August 12, 2020
In Seattle, a Black police chief resigns over budget cuts
Efforts to cut spending on police — a key demand of anti-racism demonstrators across the nation — have claimed an unlikely ...
July 10, 2020
France investigating millions in virus unemployment fraud
Organized crime groups sought to defraud the French state of millions of euros meant for workers left jobless by the virus ...
July 01, 2020
Schalke plans to slash spending as virus strains finances
German soccer club Schalke plans to slash its future spending because the coronavirus pandemic has piled pressure on the ...
June 29, 2020
French ex-prime minister Fillon, wife found guilty of fraud
Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon was found guilty Monday in a fraud case of having used public funds to pay his ...
June 23, 2020
MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878, as union balks
Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' ...
June 18, 2020
Money-losing Mitsubishi says executives will take pay cuts
Mitsubishi Motors told its shareholders Thursday that its top executives are taking pay cuts to share responsibility for the ...
June 17, 2020
Puck woes: NHL's bottom line facing short-term blow
With so much uncertainty, Larry Quinn can't predict just how severe the NHL's financial losses might be due to the ...
June 16, 2020
Protesting French hospital workers demand better pay
Hospital workers rallied in cities around France on Tuesday to demand better pay and more investment in the country's public ...
June 15, 2020
Hundreds of unpaid soccer players seek help from FIFA fund
A $16 million FIFA fund to pay soccer players whose clubs disbanded leaving wages unpaid has had 441 applications. FIFA said ...
June 14, 2020
Baseball players say talks futile, tell MLB to order return
Major League Baseball appears headed to its shortest season since the 1870s. Continuing a contentious back-and-forth in a ...
May 18, 2020
ICC rejects compensation claim by former Congo VP Bemba
The International Criminal Court on Monday rejected a multimillion euro compensation claim by a former Congolese vice ...
May 15, 2020
`We are desperate': French hospital staff confront Macron
French nurses and doctors faced off with President Emmanuel Macron at a leading Paris hospital Friday, demanding better pay ...
May 13, 2020
Vast cutbacks in jobs and spending before any summer rebound
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments ...
May 13, 2020
Players from 2nd-division Spanish club Elche won't train
Players from Spanish soccer club Elche did not return to practice on Wednesday as a protest against reduced salaries.
May 07, 2020
German lawmakers forego pay raise in coronavirus crisis
German lawmakers voted on Thursday to forego an annual pay raise as millions of people in Europe's biggest economy face ...
April 30, 2020
US wages and benefits were steadily rising before COVID-19
Before the coronavirus outbreak led to 30 million job losses, the average gains in wages and benefits had been steadily ...
April 28, 2020
Pandemic job actions offer hope for renewed labor movement
Jordan Flowers never thought he would become a labor leader. Then the coronavirus forced him to risk his life every time he ...
April 23, 2020
AP source: Bills pick up 5th-year option on CB White
The Buffalo Bills have picked up the fifth-year option on cornerback Tre’Davious White’s contract, a person with knowledge ...
April 21, 2020
Americans playing overseas fear economic fallout from virus
Even before the coronavirus outbreak, Devin Sweetney knew nothing was guaranteed when it came to getting paid for playing ...
April 19, 2020
The Latest: 500 fans watch as soccer resumes in Turkmenistan
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Soccer has resumed in Turkmenistan with ...
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