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Getting Paid To Relax On Memorial Day? You Probably Aren’t A Low-Wage Worker

By Dave Jamieson Each year, on the last Monday of May, millions of Americans ditch work to hit the beach, light up the barbecue or catch a ballgame in honor of those who died serving our country. To top it … Continue reading

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Congress Got 239 Days Off This Year, Workers Are Guaranteed Zero

By Bryce Covert Congress has just eight days on the job between now and the start of the next session on January 7, with the House coming back on Monday and adjourning for the year by December 13 and the … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut Manager Fired For Refusing To Open On Thanksgiving

By Rebecca Leber A Pizza Hut manager in Indiana says he was fired because he refused to open on Thanksgiving Day. Tony Rohr, an employee of more than 10 years, told his managers that Pizza Hut could “be company that stands … Continue reading

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America Is No-Vacation Nation

By Jodie Gummow Americans as a society generally don’t take vacations. While many of us would love to travel, we live in an economy where job security is rare and most of us live in fear that if we take … Continue reading

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Unlimited Vacation Time Not A Dream For Some

This is interesting. I wish all employers could offer this benefit. I already know there would be some who would scream that it would lower productivity or that some employees would abuse the privilege. Both arguments are valid but I … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama walks into race row on Spanish holiday

Very, very interesting. I wonder if this will appear in our newspapers or media? Michelle Obama walks into race row on Spanish holiday | World news | guardian.co.uk.

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