After coming within one vote of a veto-proof majority for a bill that would have required big box stores to pay a $12.50 living wage, the Washington, DC, city council unanimously supportedraising the city's minimum wage to $11.50 by 2016 and tying it to inflation, in a preliminary vote Tuesday.
Thought for the Week
"So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work."
List of the Week
from John Templeton Foundation
Keeping Thanksgiving Going: Surprising Stats About Gratitude
50% say that they're likely to thank salespeople, mail carriers, cleaning crews, etc.
15% actually show daily gratitude to friends or colleagues
74% never or rarely express gratitude to their boss
70% said they'd feel better if their boss was more grateful