Category Archives: Jobs/Unemployment

Governor signs New Hampshire ‘joint employment’ bill into law

New Hampshire has become the first New England state to enter the fray over who is liable for labor violations involving a franchise – the local franchisee, who mainly deals with the employee, or the national franchisor, which is where … Continue reading

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92% of left-wing activists live with their parents and one in three is unemployed

The vast majority of left-wing protesters arrested on suspicion of politically-fuelled offences in Berlin are young men who live with their parents, a new report found. The figures, which were published in daily newspaper Bild revealed that 873 suspects were investigated by authorities between … Continue reading

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St. Louis Raised The Minimum Wage, Then Missouri Reversed It

St. Louis recently increased its minimum wage to $10 an hour, more than $2 higher than the rest of the state. But the Missouri legislature has just passed a bill to nullify that city law, which means some St. Louis … Continue reading

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How Screwed Are Massachusetts Retailers, Let us Count the Ways

Bricks and mortar retailers in the Bay state getting crushed by e-tailing, and without the annual tax holiday, are looking for a way to keep their heads above water. | NH1

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Shortage Of Foreign Labor Forces Maine Businesses To Hire Local Workers

Businesses in Bar Harbor, Maine are turning to locals to make up for a shortage of foreign guest workers that normally fill summer jobs in the bustling seaside resort town. … Now they are coming up with creative ways to attract local … Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg Finally Figured Out Why Trump Won; Hint: It Wasn’t Russia

So what do you do when you’ve become completely disconnected from the ‘foreign’ world that all of middle America calls ‘reality’ and have no idea why you just got massively blindsided by a national election that you thought was a … Continue reading

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YOU’RE FIRED! Trump’s VA Terminates 500, Suspends 200 For Misconduct

Five hundred and forty-eight Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees have been terminated since President Donald Trump took office, indicating that his campaign pledge to clean up “probably the most incompetently run agency in the United States” by relentlessly putting his TV catchphrase … Continue reading

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