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  • Overtime pay rules to be shaken up [View news story]
    Doesn't mean we throw laws out altogether.
    Jun 30, 2015. 01:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • New overtime wage proposal looms large in retail sector [View news story]
    I'd bet they'd rather get the overtime pay after working 50 plus hours a week. Look at the jobs we are looking at - you work five years, accrue vacation, get slapped with a manager's title, work 10 extra hours a week - so you quit, start at the bottom of another retail store, start accruing vacation again, get slapped with another manager's title.................
    Jun 30, 2015. 09:21 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • New overtime wage proposal looms large in retail sector [View news story]
    Is it capitalist to slap a title on an employee so they do not have to pay them overtime?
    Jun 30, 2015. 09:03 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • New overtime wage proposal looms large in retail sector [View news story]
    Not so. Companies just slap a title on someone so they are no longer eligible for overtime. These workers' duties are often the same as when they were hourly. Laws are made so that greedy people can't run amok. Night managers at restaurants working 50 to 60 hours a week? Making 23K a year?
    Jun 30, 2015. 08:36 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Overtime pay rules to be shaken up [View news story]
    The problem is that we are all human. Unbridled capitalism is just as bad as socialism. That's why we need laws.
    Jun 30, 2015. 08:27 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Overtime pay rules to be shaken up [View news story]
    Too easy for a company to slap a manager title on someone to prevent overtime pay. Employers are the ones who tweak capitalism.
    Jun 30, 2015. 07:06 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • SCOTUS upholds Obamacare subsidies, healthcare stocks rally [View news story]
    A benevolent despot. With no political affiliation.
    Jun 29, 2015. 11:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • SCOTUS upholds Obamacare subsidies, healthcare stocks rally [View news story]
    Congress doesn't want to deal with problems that need to be dealt with.
    Jun 29, 2015. 11:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: Greek Ripples Or Economic Fireworks? [View article]
    Agreed and that's what I am waiting to do.
    Jun 29, 2015. 09:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • SCOTUS upholds Obamacare subsidies, healthcare stocks rally [View news story]
    Maybe if this do-nothing congress would do something.......
    Jun 29, 2015. 09:48 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: Greek Ripples Or Economic Fireworks? [View article]
    I lived during times when rates were much, much higher than they are now and the market was still the place to put your money.
    Jun 29, 2015. 07:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: Greek Ripples Or Economic Fireworks? [View article]
    Ouzo.
    Jun 28, 2015. 05:57 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: Greek Ripples Or Economic Fireworks? [View article]
    Thank you. People who haven't had to use health coverage have no idea what it costs. After a routine visit to the Dr an anomaly was found in my EKG. The subsequent test cost me $1200 out of pocket and would have cost me $8000 without my company insurance. Of course, my test results were normal, so $1200 down the drain, but hate to find out what subsequent tests would cost.
    Jun 28, 2015. 05:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • SCOTUS upholds Obamacare subsidies, healthcare stocks rally [View news story]
    Agreed - they didn't have to unveil their secret non-existent plan.
    Jun 25, 2015. 10:54 AM | 15 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: Time For A Consumer Rebound? [View article]
    Thanks again for your insight.
    Jun 8, 2015. 07:50 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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