April 6, 1998
Los Angeles is third and Orange County takes seventh place on a list of the cities with the highest-paid directors of management information systems at U.S. companies with more than 500 employees: *--* Rank City Median annual salary 1 New York $165,000 2 Dallas/Fort Worth 163,000 3 Los Angeles 152,000 4 San Francisco/San Jose 140,000 5 Chicago 137,000 6 Westchester, N.Y./Lower Fairfield, Conn. 136,000 7 Orange County 135,000 8 Houston 135,000 9 Detroit 132,000 10.
July 6, 1999
Mutual fund expenses for operations and management fees are reported as an "expense ratio," the percentage of fund assets taken annually by the fund company. Certain kinds of funds are more expensive to run than others, so investors should compare their funds' expenses with the category averages, shown below. Equity funds *--* Category Avg. expense ratio Div Pacific/Asia 2.8 Latin America 2.2 Pac/Asia ex Japan 2.2 Div emerg mkts 2.1 Precious metals 1.9 Japan 1.9 World 1.9 Europe 1.
June 22, 1999 |
A lawsuit accusing Advantica Restaurant Group's Denny's chain of withholding millions in overtime wages from managers in California will proceed as a class action, attorneys involved in the case said. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge granted class-action status Monday, allowing the case to be brought on behalf of more than 1,500 general managers and managers employed at 214 company-owned Denny's restaurants in California since 1994, the managers' lawyers said.
November 3, 1996 |
Managers and other professionals whose career mentors are white males earn about $16,800 a year more than those guided up the corporate ladder by female or minority mentors, a study has found. "Developing mentoring relationships seems to be related to salary attainment," said George Dreher, professor of business administration at Indiana University in Bloomington and a co-author of the study. "Access to a white, male mentor is particularly important."
June 11, 1999 |
A lawsuit accusing U-Haul International of not paying its California store managers overtime pay has been certified as a class action, allowing some 550 current and former employees to press their claims collectively, their lawyer said. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleges that the Phoenix-based company unfairly claimed that its California store managers were exempt from a state law requiring all employees who work more than 40 hours a week to be paid overtime.