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Why We Need Labor Unions After All | Daily Ticker There are many reasons why some executives don't like labor unions. They can create an "us versus them" culture within companies and organizations, instead of putting everyone on the same teamThey can create a culture of entitlementThey can restrict flexibility and hurt competitivenessThey can drive companies to move jobs out of the country, to places where there are no unionsThey can become career employment for their leaders, who pay themselves well (much better than the workers they're representing)They can maintain ludicrous compensation and benefit levels for jobs based purely on seniorityThey can force companies to treat all union employees equally, regardless of the relative skill and value of particular employees--thus reducing incentives for people to do a great jobEtc. But unions came into being because company owners weren't sharing enough of their companies' wealth with the rank-and-file employees who helped produce it. But now the pendulum has swung too far the other way.

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER / ICELAND GALLERY II 2013 Dodge Charger AWD offers Sport package Dodge will offer a new Sport package for the all-wheel-drive 2013 Charger sedan. It will be available on all trims except the SRT8, costing $1,395 on the SXT and SXT Plus models and $1,195 on R/T and R/T Plus versions. The Sport package includes a gloss-black grille and surround, 19-inch polished aluminum wheels, all-season performance tires, body-color spoiler and sport seats. For the first time, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters are offered, as is a sport calibration mode for the transmission. The Charger Sport package also adds a full sound system with Beats Audio technology. The Pentastar V6 is upgraded for 2013. Both V6 and V8 all-wheel-drive models get Chrysler’s active transfer case and front-axle disconnect system that helps the sedan switch seamlessly between rear- and all-wheel drive. The 2013 Charger is built at the Brampton, Ontario, assembly plant. -- Jake Lingeman Content provided by Autoweek. Get more Car News from Autoweek. Get the latest Car Reviews from Autoweek.

Mountains in Motion Now Available Online – Meghan J. Ward - outdoor, travel and adventure writer I am excited to announce that after keeping Mountains in Motion: The Canadian Rockies in the shadows for festival screenings over the last six months, the film is now available online for all to view! Thanks to everyone who made this film possible, and to the various festivals that have helped us bring the film to the big screen. I welcome you to view the film below and find out more about this film project here. The script for the narration is available in my Portfolio. BEST VIEWED FULLSCREEN, HD (with scaling off). Banff World Tour Info: banffcentre.ca/mountainfestival/worldtour/ DVD & Blu-Ray available for order at mountainsinmotion.ca/order/ About these ads Like this: Like Loading...

Is There Really A 'Line' For Immigration? Copyright © 2013 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. But first we want to talk about another issue that is very much old and new in this country and that is immigration. Also yesterday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, announced it is releasing some illegal immigrants from jails across the country because of budget cuts that we're calling sequestration. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning English, and then going to the back of the line behind all of the folks who are trying to come here legally. REPRESENTATIVE MARCO RUBIO: You have to stand in line. REPRESENTATIVE BOB MENENDEZ: And then we will have a process where they'll have to wait at the end of the line. MITT ROMNEY: And then ultimately you've got to go home, apply for permanent residency here or citizenship if you want to try and do that. No.

Une fresque RVB Le d’artiste Carnovsky basé à Milan a créé cette fresque en utilisant les couleurs Rouge, Vert et Bleu de façon à ce qu’on voit des images différentes suivant si elle est éclairée avec du rouge, du vert ou du bleu. 2013 Dodge Charger AWD Sport unveiled Adding a bit more style, a tad more power and an even higher level of all-weather confidence into the basic formula, the 2013 Dodge Charger AWD Sport will be rolling into dealer showrooms during the first quarter of next year. Available on select Charger SXT and R/T models, the Sport-spec package content reflect a 40 percent savings over adding the elements on an individual basis. On the cosmetic front, the Charger AWD Sport contingent nets a unique Gloss Black split-crosshair grille and surround, 19-inch polished-aluminum wheels with Gloss Black pockets wrapped in all-season performance tires and a body-colored rear spoiler. Inside, highly supportive sport seats trimmed in black cloth (SXT and R/T) or premium black or red heated Nappa leather (SXT Plus and R/T Plus) adds charm to the mix while and 11-speaker/12-channel Beats Audio premium sound system cranks up the volume.

Explore Everest, Kilimanjaro and more with Google Maps Most of us have a bucket list of the places we want to visit in our lifetime. If you’re like me, the list is pretty long—to be honest I’d be lucky to get to all of mine. Google Maps has a bucket list too, and today we’re checking off a couple of our favorites so we can make our map more comprehensive and share it with you. Now you can explore some of the most famous mountains on Earth, including Aconcagua (South America), Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mount Elbrus (Europe) and Everest Base Camp (Asia) on Google Maps. Start your adventure on Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, the dormant volcano known as the Roof of Africa. At 19,341 ft, Uhuru is the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro Next, travel to the tallest mountain in Europe, Russia’s Mount Elbrus, and see huts made from Soviet-era fuel barrels. Explore Argentina’s mighty Aconcagua, the highest peak in both the Western and Southern Hemispheres. Behind-the-scenes shots of the expedition team

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