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I Guess I'm Blessed...

It was reported today that President Obama approved a law that would allow ‘so called’ managers to be paid for their overtime hours worked. Now the managers of fast food joints and big box stores will be paid for their hours worked. 147 more words

This Too Will Pass

Two Trade Bills Signed into Law

I’ve been waiting to see this for quite some time. President Obama signed into law the Trade Promotion Authority and the Trade Preferences Extension Act, which includes Trade Adjustment Assistance on June 29, 2015. 112 more words

‘You’re Fired – Now Train Your Much Cheaper Foreign Replacement’

If you were laid off from your job, would you be willing to train your replacement if your company threatened to take away your severance pay if you didn’t do it? 1,059 more words

Emerging Markets

Practice It Right-Let's Be Polite (167)

For our country, there is nothing to gain-

When you bring outsiders in to replace

American workers, and even require them

to train.



When your staff love Alaska it makes all the difference!

One of the greatest challenges of a seasonal business is finding employees.  In recent years the easiest and best employees have been foreign exchange students participating in the Government sponsored Cultural Work & Study Program. 175 more words

Alaska Tourism

Video: To Prison for Poverty

To Prison for Poverty documents the system that enables private probation companies, such as Judicial Correction Services, to profit from charging excessive fees to low income people who can’t pay small fines like traffic tickets. 164 more words

Social Justice

Obama Is About To Take Action To Double The Wages Of Millions Of American Workers


President Obama is on the cusp of taking action alone that be the most aggressive move to help workers in decades. Obama is about to double the wages of millions of American workers by closing a loophole that employers have been using to avoid paying overtime. 369 more words

U.S. Politics