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Henry Ford the Smart Businessman and the $5 a Day Wage

On this day in 1914, Henry Ford announces a revolutionary wage scale of $5 per day, and reduces shifts from nine to eight hours. Against…

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GAP's Epic Response To Ad Defaced By Racists

Sometimes social media is used to spread hate and racism but many times it is used for something incredible, something that restores your faith in…

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Surprise! American Employees are Emotionally Disconnected.

How does an employee earning minimum wages for 15 or 20 hours per week feel about his or her job? Do you think it engenders…

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OMG: Living Wages = Higher Prices or Lower Wages = Higher Taxes

G Recently, I’ve been reading about how some small businesses are figuring out ingenious ways to reduce employee hours or hire contractors to avoid the…

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Rand Paul, Civil Rights Champion! Say What?

Today, Jonathan Chait took down Rand Paul’s claim that he had unwavering support for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in comments he recently made at Howard…

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Starbucks CEO on Gay Marriage: 'Not every decision is an economic decision.' (VIDEO)

At the annual Starbucks shareholder’s meeting in Seattle, CEO Howard Schultz was asked by a stockholder about the anit-gay protests against the company in regards…

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