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Terry A. Venneberg Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Life After Military Service

The unemployment rate for people who defended our country is embarrassingly high. This time I'll explore different options for people leaving the military.

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Blog of the Week

Changes to Overtime Rules Getting Closer: Act Now!

Recently, the Department of Labor proposed a rule to bring overtime up-to-date. If the proposal goes into effect, an additional 5 million white-collar workers are expected to benefit from overtime. The Department of Labor wants to hear your voice on this proposal and until this Friday, September 4, 2015, they are taking comments on the proposed rule.

Thought for the Week

"Flattery is the infantry of negotiation"

–Lord Chandos

List of the Week

from Professors Arum and Rokska

 Is College Worth the Time and Effort: Not If Critical Thinking Matters

  • Only 45% of students demonstrated a significant improvement in critical thinking
  • Average student only spends 9% of his or her time studying

Top Five News Headlines

  1. The surging ranks of America's ultrapoor
  2. The Renewed Push For Labor Rights
  3. Too many inmates, too few correctional officers: A lethal recipe in federal prisons
  4. Seattle might try something crazy to let Uber drivers unionize
  5. St. Louis Leaders Agree to Minimum Wage Increase to $11/hour