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Apple to move many security guards from contract to full-time employees

”Amid debate about Silicon Valley’s sweeping use of contract workers, Apple will dramatically expand its in-house security team, giving the officers the same benefits as other employees,” Julia Love reports for The Mercury News. 113 more words


Report: MLS owners make insulting first offer to players union

MLS owners and players are currently negotiating the next collective bargaining agreement, with a major point of contention being that players want free agency in the league. 492 more words


Words of Life

Today’s Words of Life:

But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.  Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

~1 Corinthians 15:57,58, NKJV~


Mom's job cut after maternity leave; what are your rights?

CALGARY – New mom Stephanie Zanin was on her last month of maternity leave when the company she’s worked with for the last two and a half years told her she wouldn’t be able to come back to work. 668 more words


j. reblogged this on J and C Read the News and commented:

Seems like this is right on the cusp of what is legal. Business is slowing down (due to decline in oil prices?), some people are being let go. new mom is included. The key question: if she'd been fired 2 weeks AFTER returning to work, rather than 2 weeks before, would it still be news or a labor issue?

Self-Deception - Part III

Am I a passive participant in evil?

Are you a passive participant in evil?

Apparently, the theme this week has been self deception.  Lent has a way of focusing the mind, turning one’s self inward and taking a look at motivations, incentives and what we  1,296 more words

Make up to $25/hr walking dogs for Wag! (San Francisco)

compensation: $150+/day contract job part-time WAG IS HIRING DOG WALKERS Earn up to $25+/hour Who we are: Wag is the Mobile Dog Walking App, which enables dog owners to book dog walks instantly or on a recurring basis, as well as monitor the dog walk […] 6 more words

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