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First Quarter 2015 Hiring, Firings, Layoffs, Resignations

Towards the end of 2014 the United States economy  seemed to actually be firing up growth. The automotive industry had some major investment cycles that tend to have some positive and relatively far reaching impact. General economic outlook for 2015 according to the Federal Reserve Chairman of the go-go 1990’s Alan Greenspan said that while […]

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Uber “Contract” drivers ruled to be legal Employees of Uber

The ride sharing service Uber lost a major court battle today, with the judge ruling that the contract independent drivers for the company are in fact employees of Uber.  Typically Uber has all of its drivers paid in a 1099 form which reports earnings to the IRS for taxes. Drivers carry the responsibility to maintain […]

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Robots are replacing your Job

We’ve highlighted it here before but if there was any doubt that robots are a force to be reckoned with this should help end it for you. Robots are really taking remedial tasks away from humans, and with advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning programs with technology like IBM’s Watson Skynet is Really taking your […]

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21 States get Minimum wage rate raises January 1, 2015

Employees in 21 states that are making minimum wage will see minimum wage increases in their paychecks starting 2015. Not all States minimum wage increases are effective on January 1 however.  In fact many minimum wage increases start until in until later in 2015 Keep in mind that the Federal Minimum wage is $7.25. State […]

united states no wage increases

No Raise for you (America)

The Great Recession didn’t leave everyone completely jobless.  Those that were able to stay in their employment bunkers and ride out the storm most like took pay cuts.  Many workers out that they eventually did in fact gain employment again have done so at lower pay rates. Read more at the The Herald Business Journal

Masco Corporation HQ layoff

Masco Corporation is cutting 40% of the headquarters staff or about 140 workers from it’s Taylor Michigan site. Detroit News