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Health Law Spurs Shift in Hours

via Julie Jargon | The Wall Street Journal Some low-wage employers are moving toward hiring part-time workers instead of full-time ones to mitigate the health-care overhaul’s requirement that large companies provide health insurance for fu...
by News Donkey on Nov 6, 2012

Health Law Spurs Shift in Hours

via Julie Jargon | The Wall Street Journal Some low-wage employers are moving toward hiring part-time workers instead of full-time ones to mitigate the health-care overhaul’s requirement that large companies provide health insurance for fu...
by News Donkey on Nov 6, 2012

Nation Divided, Needs Reconciliation … Will Obama Offer Olive Branch?

Authored by News Donkey A recent Associated Press news story, Analysis: ‘You lie!’ further erodes discourse, tells us that political dialog in this country has eroded to the lowest lows we’ve seen in many many years. The two major p...
by News Donkey on Sep 12, 2009

Obama School Speech Insensitive to Political Climate

President Obama's plans for a speech to school children has stirred up a real hornets nest, it seems. While most people will agree with the idea of encouraging kids to stay in school and work hard, it is not really the message as much as the messange...
by News Donkey on Sep 3, 2009

Surging U.S. Unemployment Rate Puts Pressure on Obama

By Bob Willis | Bloomberg.com The jump in the U.S. unemployment rate to the highest level in a quarter century last month suggests the recession is deeper than the Obama administration forecasts and additional measures may be needed to restart g...
by News Donkey on Mar 8, 2009


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