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    in The Rhetorical Evolution of the Minimum Wage -“The minimum wage was established in 1938, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act. That legislation set the minimum wage at 25 cents per hour, established a maximum workweek of 44 hours (before overtime wages kick in), and banned child labor.” -But as Monica Heger said in Scholastic Math Magazine -“Initially conceived of as a living wage during the late nineteenth century—a wage sufficient to maintain a basic…

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    some reason, many people dread Mondays. From full-time employees to students, statuses are posted on Facebook to express one’s dislike for Mondays. By setting several alarms, drinking tons of coffee and exercising before they start their busy workweek, many students and workers pull themselves out of bed on Mondays cursing that the day arrived so soon. Every Monday, 21-year old exercise major Nyisha McNeil said she snoozes her alarm at least three times. By 8:35 a.m. the third alarm is…

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    The Rise Of Minimum Wage

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    A federal minimum wage was set for the first time in 1939 and equaled to twenty five cents per hour with the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It varied with time but currently the last change had even made in July 2009. Therefore the controversial question on rising federal minimum wage or not become a hot topic in a past few years. From the first sight it seems to be a good decision to rise the minimum wage in order to improve living standards, create more opportunities for jobs, and to promote…

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    Firstly, Mr. Stonefield I would like to thank you for utilizing Atwood & Allen Consulting for all of your business compliance needs. Detailed in this letter we have taken the liberty to point out a few potential employment laws that we feel you should be aware of. Based on your conversation with Traci Goldman, I research similar businesses of your desired size to help identify the most common employment law violations in Texas. We want to ensure that you are equipped with the knowledge needed to…

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    Every year the United States imports millions of goods made in foreign countries and has the goods shipped to stores all over America. The goods imported range from apparel all the way to electronics from factories located in places such as Bangladesh and India. Many apparel companies are sending their manufacturing overseas because it is less expensive for them to have it made in a third world country and shipped to the United States than to have it made in the United States to begin with. A…

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    Introduction Sick building syndrome, which can also be called tight building syndrome, is a condition “created by low ventilation, combined with pollutants in buildings such as workplaces or schools” (Karpus, 1). It is a broad label that covers a lot of symptoms that thought to be triggered when the sufferers spend time in a particular building. People who acquire this syndrome show symptoms only when being inside the building. It has been one of the most universal indoor sanitation problems…

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    Erin Yearling Problem Solution Essay 02/11/16 Mrs. Biddlecome Minimum Wage Minimum wage has been the topic of many debates over the past few years. The question is not how much people should make, but whether or not they can support a family and live comfortably on it. As of 2016 the District of Columbia holds the highest minimum wage salary of $11.50 an hour. Although twenty nine states have a minimum wage higher than $7.25 per hour. There are still twenty one states that have a minimum…

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    a day. Add two to five hours of homework every night (or even more depending on the rigorousness of the course load) and then students are working 45 to 60 hours a week! Both of these numbers come close to or extremely exceed the average 47 hour workweek of an average American adult. In addition, students are developing more school-related depression, sleep problems, stomachaches, and headaches than ever before. We Students must all prepare to make sacrifices to further enhance our education,…

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    to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons with continuation of group health insurance coverage under the same terms and conditions as if the employee had not taken leave.” A employee may qualify to have twelve workweeks of unpaid leave if the employee qualifies under any of the given exceptions: if an employee has given birth ,…

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    Motivation within a company can be improved by giving your employees autonomy; one way to accomplish this is by trying “20 percent time”. “20 percent time” is an interesting concept where organizations encourage employees to spend one-fifth of their workweek hours working on any project they want. While all companies may not be willing to commit to something this big, most can commit to some form of it. I know I have wasted an hour or two and probably much more than that a week. Who knows what…

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