Chief Executive Officer Tim Armstrong on Thursday blamed a change in AOL employees’ 401(k) match on new costs associated with Obamacare, as well as $2 million AOL spent for two employees’ “distressed babies,” according to Capital New York, which said it obtained a transcript of Armstrong speaking on an internal conference call.
Big Brother can’t ask for access to your “personal” social media accounts in the public hiring and employment setting except in certain narrow circumstances if Governor Jerry Brown signs a new social media privacy bill recently passed by the California legislature.
Cargill agrees to pay more than $2.2M to settle charges of
hiring discrimination brought by US Labor Department
WASHINGTON — Cargill Meat Solutions, headquartered in Wichita, Kan., has agreed to settle charges of hiring discrimination based on race and sex with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Under the agreement, Cargill will pay $2,236,218 in back wages and interest to 2,959 applicants who were rejected for production jobs at facilities in Springdale, Ark.; Fort Morgan, Colo.; and Beardstown, Ill., between 2005 and 2009.
Economist Statement on the Federal Minimum Wage
Dear Mr. President, Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Reid, Congressman Cantor, Senator McConnell, and Congresswoman Pelosi:
July will mark five years since the federal minimum wage was last raised.