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Work Ain't Working For Us (And Hasn't Been)

‘Work’ is a four-letter word, variously used to describe an activity for which a bewildering array of pejorative adjectives have been deployed over the years. Slogans abound, on bumper sticker and office cubicle alike: we’re working for the weekend; thank God it’s Friday; a bad day fishing is better than a good day working; and so on. 454 more words


Taking an Opportunity to Miss an Opportunity

St. Paul, Minnesota

This is why I get paid the big bucks, to fish and ferret out angles that everyone misses to make profound points. 1,113 more words


Striking & Locked Out Workers Could Claim Unemployment Relief in New Gonzalez Fletcher Legislation

Feb 7, 2017 (SACRAMENTO)  California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) proposed today that workers who have been locked out by their employer or who go on strike against their employer should be eligible to file for unemployment insurance benefits for the duration of their work stoppage. 327 more words

Meaningless Piece of Paper

Jefferson City

About the piece of paper that Gov. Greitens put his John Hancock on yesterday:

It won’t result in the utopia he thinks it will, and it won’t be the disaster that those who wishes he wouldn’t have signed think it will.


Keith Ellison Picks Up Endorsements in DNC Race

Keith Ellison rolled out several big endorsements over the last few days leading up to today’s DNC Forum in Detroit.

Former Vice President Walter Mondale… 456 more words

Democrats Rebuilding

Executive Orders Change Requirements for Federal Government Workers

Stephen Koppekin has specialized in resolving and negotiating employment issues for over forty years, using his vast knowledge of comparative economics, law, and dispute resolution to support him.   579 more words