No Severance Pay for 31,000 Toys “R” Us Employees

No Severance Pay for 31,000 Toys “R” Us Employees Toys “R” Us was once the unrivaled mega toy store in the days before the internet. Now, 70 years after its founding, it is liquidating nearly 400 of its locations. 31,000 employees will be let go without severance pay. Toys “R” Us filed for Chapter 11…

Snowbirds to blame for auto accidents?

Snowbirds to blame for auto accidents? Every year, during the months of October through April, the warm South Florida climate provides refuge for snowbirds. But as people head south for winter, there’s one thing we can be sure of: more auto accidents. According to figures from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles,…

The Ticktin Minute March 5, 2018 – Explanation of the “Right to Work” with Regard to Labor Unions

Explanation of the “Right to Work” with Regard to Labor Unions The right to work means that employees must be allowed to work in unionized workplaces, without joining the associated unions or paying regular union dues. Right to work laws are established on the state law level and only some states follow these “right to…