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Workplace benefits and bonuses abound? Maybe not

Workplace benefits and bonuses abound? Maybe not

Finance
The fact that paychecks have been slow to increase amid the robust economic recovery and record-high corporate profits has left some workers frustrated. Recently, a possible theory has emerged: instead of raising wages, companies are giving out bonuses and adding benefits. Don't get your hopes up, experts say. "I'm not aware of any evidence that shows that bonuses as a general matter are increasing or that they're a substitute for wages," said Seth Harris, a deputy labor secretary under former President Barack Obama. ...
Croatia v England: 'Maybe, just maybe, this time it will be different'

Croatia v England: 'Maybe, just maybe, this time it will be different'

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Croatia v EnglandDate: Wednesday, 11 July (19:00 BST). Venue: Luzhniki Stadium, MoscowCoverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live, with live text commentary onlineFootball is sold to the world as fun. As colour, as sunshine, as joy. Football is sold as winning.Football is experienced as doubt. Football is watched feeling sick. It is wishing matches finished, wanting to walk out of a stadium even as you've been desperate to be there, being convinced that the most heartbreaking possible scenario is the most likely thing to pass.And usually it does. F...