Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Close to Home
The event, titled Close to Home, is being held on July 23rd, 2013 at Carlow University to raise funds and awareness about the issue of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Hosted by Diana Fletcher, local speaker, author and business owner, the event is one of Hope and Inspiration.
President Obama has proposed making more Americans eligible for overtime pay. Salaried employees who make up to $50,400 per year would be paid over-time for hours worked over 40 hours in a given week. The increased salary ceiling would bring overtime benefits to about 15 million more workers. Republicans argue that by increasing the overtime threshold will discourage companies from creating jobs, and slowing economic growth.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think the Port Authority's proposed charge of $5 for a Connect Card will discourage ridership?