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  • Four Mexicans are Fixing My Roof

    10/13/2021 8:10:28 AM PDT · by The Louiswu · 363 replies
    Me | 10/13/21 | Me
    Right now there are four Mexican gents fixing my carport roof. I am amazed by the work ethic shown by these four men, they don’t chit chat, they don’t stand idle and smoke, they just work. My roof is going to get done today, weeks ahead of schedule by four men who barely speak any English. The jobs were there and they saw an opportunity and I hope they get paid well for their labors. For the record I’m 60 with health issues and had to hire this job out, I’m not lazy, just grateful there are still hard working...
  • Never Going Back

    09/29/2021 2:04:19 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 28 replies
    The American Mind ^ | 09/27/21 | Joel Kotkin
    Where is work getting done these days? Increasingly, in the suburbs and exurbs of the big metros, smaller metros, cities and even some rural areas, all of which offer lower urban densities, which usually means less overcrowding. In the first year of the pandemic, big cities, according to the firm American Communities and based on federal data, suffered the biggest job losses, nearly 10 percent, followed by their suburbs, while rural areas suffered 6 percent and exurbs less than 5 percent. The highest unemployment rates today are in coastal blue states, while the lowest tend to be in central and...
  • America Is Still Working

    09/29/2021 3:09:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | September 29, 2021 | Star Parker
    The Census Bureau has just issued its latest annual report, "Income and Poverty in the United States: 2020," and American Enterprise Institute economist and blogger Mark Perry has extracted and summarized its highlights, as he does every year. Perry's work is always illuminating because the data shows how much healthier the country is socially and economically than anyone would believe who listens to the naysayers on the left, who want to transform America into a giant, socialist welfare state. Contrary to what we hear from Democrats and the left-leaning media, Americans continue to move up and earn more. And those...
  • Vaccine requirment as term of work from home employment (not COVID-19)

    09/04/2021 9:41:09 PM PDT · by LukeL · 30 replies
    Thinking of taking an entry level scribe job as even with my certificate in medical coding there is no place that hires with zero experience. However a term of the employment is to have adequate titers even if you have a full vaccination history. I would be required to get a measles and a hep-b vaccine despite again working from home.
  • Return to office?! HE** NO!

    08/16/2021 8:52:28 AM PDT · by usconservative · 36 replies
    Self ^ | 8/16/2021 | USConservative
    What if a large employer with oh, say 25,000+ Global Employees sent a poll out asking who wants to return to office in September?And what if that poll included a statement that said anyone wanting to return to office would be required to sign a waiver, stating if they contract the China Virus they cannot hold the company responsible?How many people would say "Yes! I want to return to office in September?"More specifically, how many of those Global Employees, of which approximately 10,000 are Chicago based would say "Yes?"As it turns out, here in the Chicago area that number is...
  • How Illegal Immigrants Say They Plan to Support Themselves in America

    08/14/2021 7:41:59 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 100 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 13, 2021 | Kaylee Greenlee, the Daily Caller
    McALLEN, Texas—In interviews last weekend, some illegal immigrants said they plan on working when they settle in the interior of the United States. Others said they want to study here first so they can support their families. A migrant from Honduras told The Daily Caller News Foundation that he worked dishwashing and other restaurant jobs in Guatemala before crossing through Mexico and eventually entering the U.S. unlawfully near La Joya, Texas. He and another Honduran man said last Saturday night that they plan to study so they can better support themselves and their families once they’re settled in the U.S....
  • Man Getting Evicted Wishes There Were Some Way He Could Go Out And Exchange His Labor For Money To Pay Rent

    08/05/2021 2:47:37 PM PDT · by DFG · 10 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 08/05/2021 | Babylon Bee
    MARTON TOWNSHIP, TX,—Ryan Flowers has a problem: he's getting evicted. His evil landlord has asked him to vacate the premises, since he hasn't taken care of one tiny detail in over a year: "paying rent." "If only there were some way I could go out and exchange my labor or services for money I could use to pay rent," he said sadly as he sat on a bench in the city, right in front of a giant "HELP WANTED" sign. He sighed and shuffled his feet. " "Alas. No such system of voluntary exchange of labor and services for money...
  • Repeat After This Sharp Woman ... NO!

    08/05/2021 7:48:14 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    Twitter ^ | 08/03/21 | Krystal Tini
    Repeat after this sharp woman ... NO!
  • Why GOP states were RIGHT to reject Biden's unemployment handouts: 26 states that ended $300-a-week payments got up to THREE TIMES more people back to work, new figures show

    07/21/2021 11:23:45 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 21 2021 | REUTERS and DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER
    U.S. states putting an early end to federal unemployment benefits saw a larger jump in local labor supply in June than those planning to maintain the $300 weekly supplement until early September, new data show, though there was no clear sign it had led to significantly more hiring. State-level jobs data released earlier this month show that in the 26 states stopping benefits early an additional 174,000 people joined the labor force in June, by either taking jobs or beginning work searches, compared to 47,000 in the other states. Citing workforce shortages, those 26 states terminated early at least one...
  • Biden's Unconstitutional Workplace Indoctrination Scheme

    06/30/2021 5:52:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | June 30, 2021 | Betsy McCaughy
    If you're white and work for the federal government, get ready to be labelled a racist, regardless of how fair and open-minded you are. On Friday, President Joe Biden ordered all federal agencies to ramp up workplace training on "systemic and institutional racism" and "implicit and unconscious bias." Those are buzzwords for critical race theory, which holds that all whites are biased against people of color, even if unconsciously. Under this theory, throughout American history and continuing now, whites oppress Blacks and need to acknowledge their guilt. Assume you work in an office with people of several races and, until...
  • “I’m Not Going Back To Work”: Indiana Residents Sue After Governor Nixes Unemployment Benefits

    06/22/2021 10:49:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 86 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 06/22/2021 | Tyler Durden
    A group of Indiana residents have filed a lawsuit against state officials, challenging the state's decision to end federal unemployment benefits by the end of the week.The lawsuit, filed last Monday, seeks to preserve what was supposed to be temporary pandemic safety net of $300 per week on top of other state or federal benefits, after indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced last month that the state would pull out of the federal program before it's official September end date in order to motivate unemployed people to help fill the state's more than 116,000 open jobs.Holcomb is joined by around two...
  • A Record Benefits Cliff Is Coming Thanks To Democrats’ American Rescue Plan

    06/17/2021 6:57:59 AM PDT · by blam · 22 replies
    Nation & State ^ | 6-17-2021 | Matt Weidinger
    In the face of growing labor shortages, 25 states are ending federal pandemic unemployment benefits in the coming weeks. Their Republican governors argue those benefits make unemployment pay better than working, keeping workers on the sidelines of the economy. But the staggered expiration of benefits in those states over the next four weeks is just a foreshadowing of the far larger benefits cliff ahead on Labor Day. That’s when federal benefits for as many as nine million recipients will abruptly end, marking the largest benefits cliff in American history. The cliff will result directly from Democrats’ March 2021 American Rescue...
  • Some GOP States Swapping Unemployment Benefits For ‘Return To Work Bonuses’

    05/28/2021 3:37:25 AM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 5/27/21 | Arthur Delaney
    Republican governors in four states want to give people receiving unemployment benefits a bonus payment if they return to work. Twenty-four states have said they’ll soon cancel the extra $300 per week and other benefits Congress created to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Those include Montana, Arizona, New Hampshire and Oklahoma, where governors are now adding bonuses. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) is adding a bonus without canceling federal benefits. Earlier this month, Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte (R) first announced the state would drop federal benefits and offer “return to work bonuses” instead. People who were receiving benefits on May 4...
  • ‘Free’ Government Money Is the Opposite of Compassion

    05/20/2021 12:37:41 PM PDT · by Heartlander · 8 replies
    The Stream ^ | May 20, 2021 | Jerry Newcombe
    In his book Was Jesus a Socialist? author Lawrence W. Reed writes, “Almost everybody wants to help those in need. The crucial question is how to help. Let’s not make the mistake of arguing that to use force, plunder, and dependency is somehow ‘the Christian thing to do.’” [Emphasis his]Today we see the party in power in Washington, D.C. spending recklessly, ostensibly to help those in need. But one suspects they’re really just trying to buy votes by giving away “free” money. They are racking up debts so high they threaten our nation’s future. As Senator Rand Paul, Republican from...
  • Politics Should Be Sacred Work

    05/20/2021 8:33:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | May 20, 2021 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    When I was growing up, my mother would constantly tell me to mind my attitude. This most often occurred while I was doing household chores at her request. What she meant was for me to not only respect her but also be gracious and grateful, even while doing chores. I heard what she was saying but did not understand what she was asking, nor did my attitude approve -- for years. How, I asked myself, could I be anything other than aggravated, peeved, irritated and upset? Wow, was I wrong. It was not until decades later that I understood what...
  • In The Great Depression, Americans Worked For Government Checks. Now People Get Checks For Doing Nothing

    05/20/2021 6:53:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 20, 2021 | Bob Anderson
    Despite a population that is now more prosperous and more educated by several orders of magnitude, we clearly have become more lazy.To celebrate another $1,400 in stimulus checks, a quickly withdrawn video from Wisconsin Democrats showed people dancing to a catchy rap song with captions of “$$$ IN THE POCKET” and “THANK YOU POTU$.” As Joy Pullmann noted, its release on the same day abysmal job numbers came out was a testament to Democrats’ blindness to economic reality. It also attested to our culture’s devolving expectation of something for nothing.America has definitely changed. Juxtapose that video with images from the...
  • Bank manager’s heart attack prompts viral post about overwork

    04/21/2021 6:36:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    The Star (Malaysia) ^ | Thursday, 22 Apr 2021 | LANANH NGUYEN and HARRY WILSON
    When Jonny Frostick realised he was having a heart attack this month, the first thing that occurred to the HSBC Holdings Plc contractor was: “I needed to meet with my manager tomorrow, this isn’t convenient.” Then he thought about funding for a project, his will, and finally, his wife. Frostick, who manages more than 20 employees working on regulatory data projects, chronicled his near-death experience in a viral LinkedIn post that had been viewed almost eight million times. The 45-year-old Briton is the latest financial employee to weigh in on the work-till-you-drop culture during a pandemic that’s obliterated the lines...
  • Lawsuit filed against McMaster for ordering state employees to return to in-person work [SC]

    04/06/2021 2:00:25 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 33 replies
    WBTW via WSPA News7 ^ | April 6th, 2021 | Kevin Accettulla
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (WBTW) — A lawsuit was filed Tuesday against Governor Henry McMaster for ordering state employees to return to in-person work. The lawsuit was filed by Deborah Mihal — a College of Charleston employee — and the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of South Carolina. The lawsuit claims the order discriminates against women by forcing some of them to choose between childcare and their job. It also claims McMaster doesn’t have the power to issue an order like this. “The Governor’s order forces me to choose between protecting the safety of my family and a paycheck,” Mihal said. “Since...
  • Revenge Bedtime Procrastination: A Plight of Our Times?

    03/25/2021 8:33:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Medical News Today ^ | March 19, 2021 | Maria Cohut, Ph.D.
    The phrase revenge bedtime procrastination rings strangely, and its meaning is, perhaps, unintuitive. Yet, it has seen lots of attention from the press and the public. What is the phenomenon of bedtime procrastination, and what is it revenge on? We investigate. It is late at night. Your day’s work — day job duties, homework for your course, house chores — is all done. You glance at the clock: it is past midnight already. You are all ready for bed and so tired that you could almost pass out. However, instead of closing your eyes and drifting off to sleep, something...
  • Vanita Gupta Says She Backs $15 ‘Livable Wage.’ Her Family Business Pays Mexicans $1.30 an Hour.

    03/17/2021 7:01:31 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 42 replies
    freebeacon ^ | MARCH 17, 2021 | Matthew Foldi
    Biden nominee for Justice Department owns up to $1 million in auto parts manufacturer President Joe Biden's nominee for a top Justice Department post is a longtime advocate for raising the minimum wage to $15, but she owns up to $1 million in stock in a company chaired by her father that pays its Mexican workforce as little as $1.30 an hour. Vanita Gupta—whose net worth of between $42 and $187 million makes her the Biden administration's wealthiest nominee—owns at least $500,000 in Aptiv PLC, an international auto parts manufacturer chaired by her father. In contrast with Gupta's advocacy for...