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Medical marijuana workers start unionizing with government help

Medical marijuana workers start unionizing with government help

Marijuana may still be illegal at the federal level, but the US labor board believes pot workers still have the same rights as any other American employee. According to the…

Apple Once Again Taking Extended Thanksgiving Break as Tim Cook Applauds Employees’ Work

As it is has done in past years, Apple is once again giving its corporate employees the entire week of Thanksgiving week off with pay, offering additional vacation days of…

California set for historic minimum wage raise while DC rejects ‘living wage bill’

California set for historic minimum wage raise while DC rejects ‘living wage bill’

The California Senate approved raising the state’s minimum wage on Thursday to $10 an hour by 2016, one of the highest rates in the nation. The state Senate passed AB10…

DHS City Manager Rick Daniels one of three finalists for Clackamas County Administrator

DHS City Manager Rick Daniels one of three finalists for Clackamas County Administrator

Clackamas County is nearing completion of a nationwide search for a County Administrator. The County Administrator manages the employees and activities of the county by implementing the policies and goals…

Federal Reserve: rising inequality jeopardizes economic recovery

Federal Reserve: rising inequality jeopardizes economic recovery

A top ranking member of the United States Federal Reserve cautioned economists this week that growing inequality within the US was worsening the odds of a quick return to the…

Eurozone unemployment hits highest level since records began: 19,071 million out of work

Eurozone unemployment hits highest level since records began: 19,071 million out of work

Eurozone unemployment levels have hit 12 percent – the highest in the history of eurozone record-keeping, since the currency was launched in 1999. The average unemployment rate across the eurozone’s…

Shocker: Eighty percent of NYC graduates unable to read

Shocker: Eighty percent of NYC graduates unable to read

New York City’s literacy rates are on the decline: nearly 80 percent of high school graduates lack basic skills like reading, writing and math and are required to relearn them…

US programmer outsourced own job to China, spent workdays on Reddit and Facebook

US programmer outsourced own job to China, spent workdays on Reddit and Facebook

[easyembed field="code1"] A programmer at a US company outsourced his job to a Chinese contractor for a fraction of his six-figure salary. After handing over his login information, he spent…

Florida city passes ban on hiring smokers

Florida city passes ban on hiring smokers

In an attempt to save money on insurance, a city in South Florida has banned hiring employees who smoke or use tobacco products, causing some Americans to complain that the…

Gourd Artists Sought for Yucca Valley Gourd Art Festival

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking gourd artist vendors for the November 3 & 4, 2012Yucca Valley Gourd Art Festival. The Festival will be held at the Yucca…

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