Shooting at YouTube HQ in California Wounds at Least 3, Female Suspect Dead

A woman opened fire at YouTube's headquarters near San Francisco on Tuesday, sending employees scrambling into the street and at least three victims to local hospitals before taking her own life, police said. Police did not release any further information
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2016 List of Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania Revealed

76 Small to Medium Sized Companies and 24 Large Companies Make the Cut The alphabetical list of the 100 companies in Pennsylvania to win a designation as a “Best Place to Work” has been revealed. This year’s list represents 30,256 employees of 76 small to medium sized companies and 24 large (more...)

When Can Older Americans Expect to Retire? Maybe Never

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Dora Mekouar
Both of the leading presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton, 68, and Donald Trump, 69, are pushing 70, an age when most Americans traditionally contemplate retirement, rather than seek one of the world’s most stressful and demanding jobs. But Clinton and Trump could be on to something. More than half (more...)

Senate Labor and Industry Committee Examines Unemployment Compensation Changes

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee held a public hearing to examine recent changes to unemployment compensation eligibility and potential negative impacts to seasonal workers. The meeting was convened at the request of Senator Sean Wiley (D-49) who has long-advocated a forum for legislators to hear directly from the greater Erie community. Under (more...)

2014 List Of Best Places to Work In PA Revealed

The Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania competition is a celebration of great companies and their employees. (Photo courtesy of Journal Multimedia) The alphabetical list of the 100 Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania was revealed today by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and Team Pennsylvania Foundation. Team (more...)

Competition

Joseph Schumpeter, an Austrian-born economist, coined the term “creative destruction” in 1942 to describe the turbulent forces of innovation and competition in market economies. The “incessant gales” of markets cull out failing or under performing companies, clearing the way for new companies, new products and new (more...)

Mayor Nutter Issues Statement On Philadelphia School District Layoffs

Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement in response to the announcement by the Philadelphia School District to lay off 3,783 teachers and support staff: For months, the School District has been open and honest about the impact that its $304 million budget shortfall would have on District (more...)

Tell Congress “No!” To New Sales Taxes & Burdens For Small Online Businesses

Congress is considering online sales tax legislation that is wrongheaded and unfair, and I am writing to ask for your help in telling Congress "No!" to new sales taxes and burdens for small businesses. Whether you're a consumer who loves the incredible selection and (more...)

Protest Against the ‘Right-To-Work’ Legislation In Michigan

Lansing, Michigan saw protest and confrontation, because of the law  "right-to-work" limiting union power, that have been passed by lawmakers in the state of Michigan.

About 12,000 people descended upon downtown to rally against the legislation that prohibits requiring nonunion employees to financially support

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Is TSA Sexually Harassing Women In The Airport?

“TSA has a policy of randomly selecting people for extra screening, but some of travelers believe there is nothing random about the way they were picked", CBS News said. “You don’t want to feel like you’re exposing your whole body,” said one woman. “I guess I was always under the (more...)

‘PA Works Now’ Plan

Members of the Senate Democratic caucus unveiled legislation to be introduced this week to supplement the “PA Works Now” job creation plan, which has become the centerpiece of their agenda for the fall session. Senate Democrats will continue to offer solutions to the problems that prevent (more...)

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