CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — An Iowa man tried to make a statement while paying a court fine Friday morning, however the clerk of court refused to accept his form of payment. The incident began last year after Brent Busch went to photograph a train derailment in the Cedar Rapids area. Busch told FOX 8 he […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Target announced on Thursday plans to increase the hourly minimum wage for all current and new employees. The company will increase its minimum wage to $13 in June. The increase is part of Target’s commitment to pay employees a minimum of $15 an hour by the end of 2020. “Our team is Target’s […]

Trump moves to freeze pay for federal workers   WASHINGTON – Amid the current partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to freeze pay for federal workers in 2019. The move is consistent with Trump’s budget proposal and a notice to Congress in August, when he cited “serious economic conditions” in cutting pay to […]

The wage increase will take place in spring, beginning with existing employees.   If you’re looking for a job, Target may be a great place to send your application. The corporation announced Tuesday that it will increase its starting minimum wage to $12 an hour as part of its commitment to pay a minimum wage […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Big news for city of Cleveland employees. Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced Monday that anyone who does not make at least $15 per hour will be moved to that amount. The increase will be effective April 2018, corresponding with the third year of the City’s union contracts. “I have made a […]

AURORA, Colo. — Four survivors of the Aurora theater shooting are appealing an order by a judge to pay nearly $700,000 in legal fees to the movie theater chain. Relatives of those killed and wounded in the July 20, 2012, massacre sued Cinemark, the company that owns the Century 16 Theater where James Holmes opened fire during a midnight […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A joint committee recommended against passing proposed legislation that would raise the minimum wage in Cleveland to $15 an hour before Wednesday’s City Council meeting. The legislation was born out of a petition campaign by Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union. According to the city, $15 an hour is 85 percent […]

It looks like Sherri Shepherd is going to have to continue to pay child support to the toddler being raised by her ex husband, according to a report from PEOPLE. The move is definitely one that the courts should be applauded for. The former View host also lost her bid to have her name removed […]

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the The Meredith Vieira Show, Stacey Dash had plenty to say about the lack of equal pay between men and women. Most notably, the Clueless actress stated that she doesn’t agree with stars like Rita Wilson who champion for equal pay, because women who complain about the wage gap are justing making excuses. Dash opined, It’s […]

Seniors gearing up for graduation at Howard University can breathe a little easier now; the Mecca is implementing a new practice that will surely lower some of those Sallie Mae student loans. Starting next year, the university will cover 50 percent of a student’s final semester if they graduate early or on time. Now there’s […]

  Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings running back accused of child abuse, has been suspended for the rest of the season without pay. “The timing of your potential reinstatement will be based on the results of the counseling and treatment program set forth in this decision,” said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in a letter to […]

  His pay continues despite loss in endorsement deals following his legal issues.   (KARE/CNN) – NFL star Adrian Peterson will be paid $690,000 a week not to work. The Minnesota Vikings banned him from team activities while he deals with child abuse charges. He’s accused of injuring his 4-year-old son while disciplining him. Peterson […]