Affordable Care Act is Still Not Working Out for Many Low Income Workers

The government mandated Affordable Care Act is still not working for so many low income workers. Businesses with under fifty employees are required by the federal government to offer health insurance for their employees. Those that don't face strict and high penalties and fines. Even though most small companies are complying, there seems to be few takers among the general … [Read more...]

Thomas G. Stemberg, Founder of Staples, Dead at 66

Thomas G. Stemberg, the founder of the Staples office supply chain, died on Friday at his home in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Stemberg was 66 and his cause of death was listed as stomach cancer. His vision to create what he called a "Toys R Us or Home Depot for office supplies", came to a successful fruition. It all started for Stemberg over the Fourth of July weekend back … [Read more...]

Target Shoppers at California Store Regaled With Audio From a Porno Movie

On Thursday morning shoppers at a local Target store in Campbell, Calif., were suddenly regaled with the sounds of an extremely explicit pornographic film. The audio streamed over the store's loud speaker system for at least a full 15 minutes. There was no mistaking what the shoppers were listening to. The sounds kept going on and on as no one seemed to be able to shut it … [Read more...]

Unemployment Claims Are Up Another 3000 For Last Week

The U.S. Labor Department announced on Thursday that unemployment claims for the week ending October 17 rose from the previous week by 3,000 applications. A total of 259,000 claims for unemployment benefits were made for the week. Analysts and economists were expecting claims in the 265,000 range. When compared with the four week average, according to Bloomberg, it was the … [Read more...]

ESPN to Slash Another 300 Jobs As Subscriptions Slow and Disney Eyes Costs

Sport's channel ESPN announced on Wednesday that they will be eliminating 300 jobs as soon as possible. That will be about four percent of the world wide ESPN workforce. ESPN has about 8,000 employees spread out around the world. The announcement was made by the president of ESPN, John Skipper, who also announced that there were to be other changes made on a company wide … [Read more...]