The GOP-led U.S. House voted to allow employers to replace overtime pay, as currently required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), with compensatory time off, or comp time. This sounds great until the bill, inappropriately titled “The Working Families Flexibility Act,” is actually looked at. Despite its claim of increased flexibility, it will make it […]

I’ve read the Philadelphia School District’s full list of demands from teachers, and it’s a doozy. (That’s on top of details reported last night and in this morning’s Inquirer.) Some bullet points: First, the financials – as already reported, pay cuts 13 percent for those who make $55,000 and above, with lesser cuts for those who earn less. […]

More than two years after the incident at Fukushima, people are still facing the danger of a radiation apocalypse. It is not only the Western Seaboard of North America that is facing frequent threats regularly but the entire Northern Hemisphere which is gradually being threatened. Senator Wyden had already warned the entire nation of the […]

Neighbors of accused kidnapper Ariel Castro have revealed they saw three naked young girls crawling in the backyard of his house on all fours with dog leashes around their necks and three men controlling them, but amazingly police never responded to their call. The shocking revelation is one of a number of stories to have emerged from […]