Of course any kid would agree that her pay should be raised. Have to believe that any taxes (and it can't be "half" of paycheck) she pays are returned in a nice fat refund check; assuming she files.
Misleading headline: this story was all about the manager.
And to both young ladies: You're not supposed to be supporting a family if all you can get is a minimum wage job. View Comment
Of course studies continually show that any gain from these programs evaporates by 3rd grade. What is more important is that this is a HUGE present to the teacher unions. Similarly the move to pump up the minimum wage in addition to pandering for low income votes is ANOTHER gift to unions . . . many union contracts calibrate wages as X% above minimum wage threshold. A bump in the minimum wage thus triggers a whole lot of automatic contract renegotiation for construction and other unions.
The Democratic Party, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Organized Labor. View Comment
This article is very confusing. This center "serves Fairfield and Easton." But it's located in Bridgeport. And, the Fairfield and Easton chiefs of police are all for it. Where did the grant $ come from?
The Five Ws of j-school: Who, what, when, where and why. View Comment
We don't get announcements at the Fairfield station!
We get a) ONLY the "sonar" ping that normally precedes an announcement, or,
b) the ping followed by "Attention at Fairfield" and NOTHING else.
This has been going on for weeks/months. View Comment