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WarCry - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The FLSA was passed in 1947 with a minimum wage of $0.75/hr and has changed over the course of time. This law has, to date, not been found unconstitutional, so, ergo it is a constitutional law, whether you like it or not. When Franklin D. Roosevelt was pushing for a national minimum wage, he said: “By living wages, I mean more than a bare subsistence level — I mean the wages of a decent living.”…
pullthisleg - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wow, all I can say is wow. The ignorance of people never ceases to amaze me. "This movement is saying that America is less than she promises to be, morally and constitutionally, by denying living wages," Barber said. Really? I don't recall minimum wage in the constitution. Oh here it is, page 340598, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness...and $15 and hour with benefits. Can't believe…
qfingers - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I got the impression you were a bit older so I'm curious as to what tax credit you are getting that means you get back more than you paid in. That's usually reserved for child credit and earned income credit. I imagine it might be earned income credit and if you get back more than you paid in that's an entitlement. That fact they buried welfare in the tax law doesn't change that.…
pjohnf - BGA lawsuit aims to lift veil on IHSA finances - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Fine let's make the IHSA open their books and meetings to scrutiny but state government should not be allowed to control high school sports. Government screws up everything it touches and we don't need state government screwing up high school sports too.
XBgCty - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How about if they get food stamps and a free lunch, the food stamp amount if lowered by what the free lunches cost. As that is double dipping. WHY should the taxpayers have to pay them twice of more for the same thing?

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Author Les McKeown will tell how to identify life patterns and how to get unstuck from it

A Lunch ‘n Learn, sponsored by Farmers State Bank and the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, wil be held on Tuesday December 11th at 11:45 am at the Pike County Senior Center in Pittsfield.

Attendees are asked to arrive early so the speaker and author of Predictable Success, Les McKeown, won’t be interrupted when he is dialed in at noon.Mr. McKeown is a leading advisor on accelerated business growth and has started over 40 companies himself and advised on the creation and growth of hundreds of organizations worldwide.

Farmers State Bank is putting this event on because they are committed to helping the community grow, prosper and helping people get what they need to prosper in the workplace—regardless of the economy.

Seating is limited. RSVP by calling Kaye Iftner at 217-285-2971 or email her at info@pikeil.org

Lunch is compliments of Farmers State Bank and prepared by Catering and More.

For more information, click here.


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