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Blossom Dearie Day

First day of enjoying temporary unemployment coincides with discovering this : the artist and album I didn’t know I had waited for.  I had never even heard of Blossom Dearie until today and as I sit here, the sun pounding at my back and I contemplate why is is so hot and sunny in Winter, there is no sound on Earth that could make me any happier than this. 14 more words

Do the June Economic Numbers Indicate that the "New Normal" is Here to Stay?

PITTSBURGH (June 5, 2015) – Lenny McAllister (host, “NightTalk: Get To The Point”) talks with the Get To the Point Panel about the employment and economy numbers released at the beginning of June, 2015. 81 more words


6 ways to curb costly Unemployment claims

Is your company’s SUTA rate too high? Several years ago, the Florida legislature revised the laws regarding unemployment, and gave it a facelift. After years of high unemployment, the rules were re-written to level the playing field between employers and the unemployed. 696 more words

HR Costs

Happiness of work

I live in Canada’s biggest oil producing province, Alberta, where the economic outlook is gloomy as the oil prices are not expected to recover anytime soon. 748 more words

Free Markets

If employee quits for medical reasons, are they eligible for unemployment in Florida?

Most likely yes. Why? Florida statute states that an employee is disqualified for unemployment for voluntarily quitting, and that he/she remains ineligible for the full period of unemployment after the individual has left his or her full-time, part-time, or temporary work voluntarily… 371 more words


Back In Black

Recently, the State of Vermont published a revised revenue forecast for 2016 that puts the state

budget, finally, back in the black.  Is this financial wonder due to strong economic growth, a “snapback” from the Great Recession? 1,269 more words

Vermont Economy