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Moo Cluck Moo, Detroit-Area Fast Food Eatery, Pays Its Employees $12 An Hour, Still Profits, Founder Claims

August 5, 2013 |

Fast food workers’ wages have become a topic of controversy in recent weeks, as employees took to the streets claiming fast food giants aren’t paying them enough to survive.

Enter Moo Cluck Moo, a Detroit-area burger joint profiting while still paying its employees $ 12 an hour. Brian Parker, the restaurant’s co-founder, explained the philosophy behind paying workers more than the the state mandated-minimum wage of $ 7.40 an hour.

Huffington Post

IRS Employees Union Is ‘Very Concerned’ About Being Required To Enroll In Obamacare’s Health Insurance Exchanges

July 27, 2013 |

In the private sector, many workers are concerned about losing their employer-sponsored health insurance coverage, and being dumped into Obamacare’s subsidized insurance exchanges. Two weeks ago, representatives of three large labor unions fired off a harsh letter to Democratic leaders in Congress, complaining that Obamacare would “shatter…our hard-earned health benefits” and create “nightmare scenarios” for their members. Today, we learn that the National Treasury Employees Union—the union that includes employees of the Internal Revenue Service—is asking its members to write letters to their Congressmen, stating that they are “very concerned” about legislative efforts requiring IRS and Treasury employees to enroll in the Obamacare exchanges. Most popular stories

They’re Not Independent Contractors If the Court Says They’re Employees

July 17, 2013 |

Recently a client informed me that some of his workers are independent contractors.  I asked the client whether he’s sure these workers are properly classified as independent contractors. “Yes,” the client said. “They signed agreements. It’s not a problem.”
Forbes Real Time

Six Reasons Your Best Employees Quit You

June 27, 2013 |

There’s a saying that employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers – and today they are leaving more often than ever. According to recent Department of Labor statics, the average tenure of an employee in the U.S. is now only 1.5 years. What do these numbers mean? Are managers doing that bad of a job engaging and retaining their people. Is this churn and burn dynamic the new norm? Most popular stories

More Paula Deen employees to come forward – Fox News

June 25, 2013 |

ABC News

More Paula Deen employees to come forward
Fox News
The crisis in Paula dean's food empire is deepening as yet another company fired the celebrity chef over racial remarks. Including her one time use of the N word. Smithfield Foods it is this time announcing that it dropped Paula — line of idioms. That's after the 
Paula Deen's sons: She's no racistCNN
Paula Deen Hasn't Been Fired From This ChannelBusinessweek
Paula Deen Under Fire: How Many Millions Is the N-Word Scandal Going to Cost E! Online
USA TODAY –New York Daily News
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Entertainment – Google News

Leaker’s Six Figure Salary Should Also Force Public Debate: Why Are Lower Cost Federal Employees Being Replaced With So Many Higher-Priced Contractors?

June 10, 2013 |

It was not Edward Snowden’s intent to spark a debate on the high price of replacing federal employees with government contractors.  But it should.  Why is a 29-year old high school drop-out making more as a low-level contractor than any senior manager in the federal government short of the President himself, and a very few other special category employees?
Forbes Real Time

‘Internship’ may help Google land employees

June 1, 2013 |

To get more people to feel good about Google, the company offered use of its brand and campus to the film starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson.

SAN FRANCISCO — As soon as the credits rolled on “The Internship,” Rachel Kang, a 20-year-old UC Berkeley sophomore from Torrance, headed straight back to her apartment to Google jobs at Google Inc.


L.A. Times – Business

How To Make Company Employees Think Like Their CEO

May 21, 2013 |

Have you ever had one of those “big company” customer service experiences that make you wonder how the company stays in business? One year when I was CEO of a software company, I had an aggravating experience with the hotel we booked for our staff during a Las Vegas trade show.
Forbes Real Time

Why American Airlines Employees Loathe Management

April 29, 2013 |

The mistrust that labor harbors for American Airlines management is a feud with a history filled with a powerful vitriol that only duplicitous behavior engenders. It all began back in 2003 when then CEO Don Carty, after multiple years of billions in losses, used the threat of bankruptcy to wring $ 1.8 billion in wage and other concessions from the three major constituent unions; the APA (American Pilots Association), the TWU (Transit Workers Union, an AFL-CIO affiliate), and the APFA (Association of Professional Flight Attendants). While a somber Mr. Carty preached to labor that in this dark hour the necessity for “shared sacrifice” he failed to mention the deca-millions in retention bonuses of 200 percent of salary that management had concurrently approved for top executives. Most popular stories