Young Women Leave Jobs for More Money

New York magazine’s Ann Friedman recently offered advice for employers who’d like to attract and retain top female talent: “Pay us enough that if you were to accidentally email the entire office a spreadsheet containing everyone’s salary, you wouldn’t be ashamed.” The column, “One Weird Trick To Keep Female Employees From Quitting,” highlighted a psychological effect of wage disparities: They’re a real morale killer. Friedman cited a...

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Consumer Confidential: UnitedHealth’s ‘Tantrum’ Over Low Profits

UnitedHealth Group, the country’s largest private health insurer, has discovered that sick people tend to go to the doctor. And that means bills to pay. And that’s bad for the company’s bottom line. So UnitedHealth said recently that, because of the “continuing deterioration” of its profits from Obamacare, it may quit offering coverage through the system by 2017. In its next breath, UnitedHealth stressed that it “remains a strong...

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