It looks like businesses all over the country are taking President Obama's proposal to raise workers' minimum wage to $10.10 to heart. The President, who proposed upping the minimum wage to $10.10 during his January 2014 State of the Union address, has also taken his fight on the road, talking abo ... More >>
You spoke, we listened. Back by popular demand, welcome to this week's Mug-Shot Friday, a longstanding franchise focusing on the week's most eye-catching mugs from South Florida's tat heads, tough guys, derp faces, and femmes fatale.
Back in 1996, Beach Place opened on Fort Lauderdale beach and was supposed to usher in a new age of retail goodness and restaurants and family fun on Las Olas. There was a Banana Republic retail store there, as well as a The Gap and a Limited Express. Now, there's a store that will sell you $5 flip ... More >>
Dericia Charles left her native Cap Haitien for South Florida seven years ago expecting the best. A print shop worker who'd been earning a few dollars a day toiling on a low-tech printing press in virtual sweatshop conditions, she had barely been getting by in her homeland. So, determined to head fr ... More >>
You spoke, we listened. Back by popular demand, welcome to this week's post of the Broward-Palm Beach edition of Mug-Shot Friday, a longstanding franchise focusing on the week's most eye-catching mugs from South Florida's tat heads, tough guys, and femmes fatale.
Ain't no free lunch in this country. Ain't no bargain prices either, unless someone's cutting costs. Globalization lets corporations ship jobs from countries with high labor costs (like decent wages and working conditions) to countries with low ones so Walmart shoppers get blue-light specials while ... More >>
Well, it happened. You've crossed into the Red Zone. We know, we know, you meant to get around to it yesterday, but TNT threw on a back-to-back showing of the Lord of the Rings trilogy (extended cut) and you ate all those cookies. Now it's 9 am on Christmas Eve day and your bag of gifts is completel ... More >>
It's round two for Rapoport on Clematis.