Corporate profits and share prices are at all-time highs, but companies have been tightfisted with their cash, reluctant to hire more workers or invest in new equipment.
Its $10 hourly starting wage and generous perks aim to educate employees so they'll ultimately leave for better jobs.
Industry analysts say these big shopping destinations will need to beef up their staffs, surveillance and coordination with local police.
Most of the state's residents don't have coverage for the devastating damage that ruined thousands of homes and businesses.
While females have found jobs at a faster rate than men, the work is mainly in industries like restaurants where pay is paltry.
Georgia Republican Phil Gingrey is under fire for complaining about his compensation at a closed-door meeting.
America's middle class has seen its median income drop by $600 since 'The Simpsons' first went on the air.
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Serious issues like drought and the deterioration of the developed world spell opportunity for this industry leader.
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