The United States is known as the land of plenty and, indeed, we’re fortunate to live in our great nation. For many Americans, however, the word “plenty” also refers to the number of bills they receive each month. Our economy is slowly...Show More Summary
Thanksgiving is a rare mid-week holiday, a chance to celebrate what’s effectively a four day weekend. But it’s nothing special for some government employees. For them, every day is a paid holiday. For example, the Inspector General of...Show More Summary
Remember when the Obama administration vilified private sector executives who were paid bonuses in 2008? Truth be told some Federal employees get paid bonuses on a regular basis with zero
One Democrat has found his solution: A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving, an effort that comes as Macy’s, the holiday’s quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day. Both are attempts to counter frustration among workers and […]
Walmart employees plan to protest for higher wages at stores in at least six states and Washington, D.C., on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and one of the busiest shopping days of the year. The demonstrations mark the third...Show More Summary
The "black" in Black Friday has a history extending back 70 years, but today it refers to two things: the black ink in ledger books as many retailers finally become profitable for the year, and the mourning by retail sales employees who lose a once-cherished day off from work. Show More Summary
"Black Friday" is known for its big markdowns and big crowds — will it be known for big protests too? The worker organization OUR Walmart hopes so. To draw attention to the work that retail employees are asked to do on Thanksgiving, they are, for the third year in a row, designating the day after the holiday as a day of protest. Show More Summary
A Missouri man was arrested after he pulled a shotgun on a Taco Bell drive-thru employee after he realized his order failed to include hot sauce. Some people just really like hot sauce, okay? Thankfully, no one was hurt. [The...
Holden employees at the Elizabeth plant in South Australia yesterday put the finishing touches on the carmaker’s 100,000th locally-built Cruze small car. The milestone model was an SRi Z-Series hatch with a ‘red hot’ paint finish, bound for Canberra’s Commonwealth Motors Holden dealer in Phillip. Show More Summary
Even the comments on the video, many from hotel employees, are priceless. You can join the 40,000+ people who see these deals and analysis every day — sign up to receive posts by email (just one e-mail per day) or subscribe to the RSS feed. It’s free. You can also follow me on Twitter for […] The post This Never Gets Old appeared first on View from the Wing.
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Last year, Whole Foods was one of many companies to force employees to work on Thanksgiving. The employees were very angry about this and seven went on strike at a store in Chicago. In response to the negative publicity, Whole Foods stores in the Midwest are now allowing workers to sign up if they want […]
As Black Friday and the official start of the holiday shopping season stand pressed against the gates ready to burst forth, countless retailers may be saddled with a different, unforeseen concern: employee theft now makes up more retail loss in America than shoplifting, according to a new report. Show More Summary
Despite a recent $45 million round of funding, 19 employees will see benefits cut. The cultishly beloved Blue Bottle Coffee Co., the roaster boasting major expansion plans following a recent $25 million fundraising round, is raisingShow More Summary
In a first for extraction-friendly Alaska, the Department of Justice last week announced an indictment against mining company XS Platinum, Inc. (XSP), and five of its officers and employees. The XSP executives stand accused of five felony...Show More Summary
WARNING: Graphic image follows… A woman in the Philippines has been accused of stuffing her newborn baby into the water tank of a toilet in a hospital restroom sometime last week. Hospital employees only discovered the baby when they began to notice a foul odor emanating from the restroom. The baby was found in the […]
Virtually every business with any employees in the United States has to address the issue of workers’ compensation coverage. We’ll look at why you need it, how it works, and how to pay less for it. Most but not all states require that...Show More Summary
Here's the decidedly NSFW redband trailer for the international comedy starring Vince Vaughn. A relentless businessman with his own company, he heads to Germany with his only two employees (Tom Wilkinson and Dave Franco) to clinch a make-or-break deal. Show More Summary
Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jason Bateman spoke about punching again alongside a host of new hires for a second round of employee revenge.
What is the Black Friday experience like for shoppers and/or retail employees?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can...Show More Summary