Unemployment benefits for 1.3 million expire Saturday
December 27th, 2013
01:09 PM ET
8 months ago

Unemployment benefits for 1.3 million expire Saturday

(CNNMoney) – Michelle Marshall is one of the 1.3 million long-term unemployed Americans who will lose unemployment benefits Saturday.

Marshall, 56, has been out of work for a year, since she lost an administrative assistant job that paid her $44,000 per year.

She started collecting $624 each week in New Jersey unemployment benefits, but the state benefits ran out after 26 weeks. When federal benefits kicked in, she collected $521.

But Marshall will stop getting these checks next week.

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Wal-Mart vows to open D.C. stores, after mayor vetoes wage bill
September 12th, 2013
12:17 PM ET
12 months ago

Wal-Mart vows to open D.C. stores, after mayor vetoes wage bill

New York (CNNMoney) - Wal-Mart said it will go forward with plans to open stores in Washington D.C. now that the capital's mayor has vetoed legislation that would require large retailers to pay higher wages.

Mayor Vincent Gray on Thursday overturned a new law, which would have required big box stores like Wal-Mart to pay no less than $12.50 an hour in combined wages and benefits. The city's current minimum wage is $8.25.

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White House under pressure to pay its interns
August 20th, 2013
07:11 AM ET
1 year ago

White House under pressure to pay its interns

New York (CNNMoney) - For employers who rely on unpaid interns, it's been the summer of reckoning.

Hundreds of interns have filed lawsuits or raised complaints over working long hours for free. But one group of former interns is sidestepping the courtroom and going straight to the White House to fight for fair compensation.

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Adelson's company 'likely' violated bribery laws
March 3rd, 2013
05:19 PM ET
1 year ago

Adelson's company 'likely' violated bribery laws

New York (CNNMoney) – Las Vegas Sands Corp said it "likely" violated the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which prohibits American companies from bribing foreign officials.

In a regulatory filing, the Las Vegas Sands Corp., run by controversial Republican party donor Sheldon Adelson, also admitted that the company was under investigation by the Department of Justice and the Securities & Exchange Commission for violating the international bribery law.

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Romney, Ryan love North Face. Founder finds it 'ironic'
October 16th, 2012
08:45 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney, Ryan love North Face. Founder finds it 'ironic'

New York (CNNMoney) - North Face seems to have become a clear favorite of the Republican presidential ticket lately.

Both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have been spotted on the campaign trail sporting the easily recognizable jackets from the popular outdoorsy brand, which sell for $150 to $170 each.

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Filed under: Mitt Romney • Paul Ryan