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This is my first post. What is the real reason companies like to come to Texas? Texas companies don't have to pay when employees are injured on the job. Who does, you ask? The taxpayers. Move ...
by run26two
Comment Count 116 comments on Mon Sep 12, 2011 at 08:53 AM PDT with 183 Recommends
A plan to streamline procedures for union representation elections has outraged republicans and their business allies. And that’s exactly what the Obama Administration wants to see. The ...
by laborlou
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 09:45 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Giving companies money does not mean they'll hire. Especially when they ...
by DMarans
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 02:53 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Finally we now know the truth about why women get paid less than men.
by GlowNZ
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Jun 22, 2011 at 04:56 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
"While Social Security is not the cause of our deficit, it faces real long-term challenges in a country that is growing older. As I said in the State of the Union, both parties should ...
by Blue Mark
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 11:19 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Along with calls to deport all 10 to 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the USA, are token proposals for leveling fines on those who currently employ the undocumented. I say "token" ...
by Martin9
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jul 31, 2010 at 04:53 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
For this diary, I am only referring to laws against discrimination in the private sector, in hiring, in pay, and in customers. I am not talking about discrimination by government. Like many,
by The Silent Consensus
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Mar 31, 2010 at 04:09 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Vermont governor Jim Douglas (R) announced that workers' compensation rates would decline across the state starting April 1. He said ...
by ApacheTrout
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Mar 01, 2010 at 11:08 AM PST with 2 Recommends
In Bed with a Sick Mind By David Glenn Cox I’ve been out of action for the last few days, I was sick. There’s sick, and then there’s Sick, and I was Sick. I won’t say it ...
by Daveparts
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 08:55 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Only a broadcaster as crassly commercial as Bloomberg could run a commercial telling its listeners that they should right-size their companies (i.e., they should lay off some workers), so that they ...
by nycvisionary
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Nov 05, 2009 at 10:58 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Health insurance premiums based on employer contributions are an absurdity. The health insurance companies have been able to take a lazy route in setting ins. premiums and getting stuck in their own ...
by Doc Desai
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Jul 25, 2009 at 09:04 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Employers are cutting back on 401K plans: matching is going away, limited enrollment is up and some are closing plans altogether,
by xysea
Comment Count 155 comments on Mon Jun 22, 2009 at 07:27 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Ramesh Ponnuru makes a misguided attack on universal healthcare, pushing for what he calls "reform" that he says will make health ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 04:11 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Green Bay Wisconsin: Two small business employers are taking a voluntarily leave of absence in an effort to keep from having to lay off workers during the first quarter as a result of the current ...
by WeBetterWinThisTime
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2009 at 05:26 PM PST with 26 Recommends
It's been a busy week here at Protect Colorado's Future. On Monday, we were one of several groups that submitted petitions to the Secretary of State to place initiatives on the November ballot. ...
by Protect Colorados Future
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2008 at 12:11 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Two immigration must reads so far today: One was today’s Washington Post Metro section ...
by ImmPolitic
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2008 at 12:08 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Many of you have probably read a recent essay by [Professor X http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200806/college] in The Atlantic magazine. The surest sign that this has struck a nerve is that it was ...
by Ed Tracey
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed May 21, 2008 at 03:54 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
We always hear from people who should know better that unions were good during times past, but now they aren't needed anymore. We always hear the right complaining about "teachers' unions," as if ...
by Susan Nunes
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2008 at 05:56 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Yesterday, Markos noted that the British Minister of Defense is now blocking Daily Kos. On the same day that he made this note, this website was also blocked for the first time in my own workplace (...
by TexasTom
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2008 at 06:32 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
All, I don't want to make this a find-Dave-a-job post, but I figured you all might have some advice. I think there is a huge future for energy saving devices and alternative energy sources. Does ...
by dfwdave
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2008 at 10:25 AM PST with 2 Recommends