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Americans Hate Their Jobs, Millennials Like Singing About It

Americans Hate Their Jobs, Millennials Like Singing About It

Americans hate their jobs…and, apparently, like dancing about it. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, 30-somethings, or Millennials, are worse off than their parents. They suffer from high unemployment and lost a lot of money during the Great Recession. Considering those findings, 30-somethings are probably among the Americans hating their jobs. Almost two years ago, a… Read more »

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Bonuses Now Tied To Share Prices

Tim Cook was recently the topic of discussion on an CNBC, the subject being his sexual orientation.

Apple CEO Tim Cook has repeatedly stated his disappointment with his company’s stock performance, and now he is sticking his money where his mouth is. When Tim Cook became Apple’s permanent CEO in 2011, he was issued one million shares of Apple stock, half of which would vest in 2016 and the other half which would mature… Read more »

Obamacare Exchanges Begin Marketing Affordable Care Act’s October Enrollment

Obamacare Exchanges Begin Marketing Affordable Care Act's October Enrollment

Obamacare exchanges are beginning to market the health insurance packages provided through the Affordable Care Act. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, an Obamacare hiring freeze is causing small businesses to either downsize or cut hours. The only good news is that the US government is spending a lot money setting up the Obamacare exchanges, which… Read more »

Pregnancy Discrimination At Wal-Mart Revealed In Damning Report


  So much for empowering women, Tom Cruise. Pregnancy discrimination at Wal-Mart has apparently been revealed in a Tuesday report about the illegal treatment that pregnant workers receive at the superstore chain. The report focuses on an 18-year-old Wal-Mart employee who was fired in 2007 allegedly for drinking from a water bottle. In her worker… Read more »

Google Buying Waze For $1 Billion, Report Claims

Waze Acquisition by Google

Tech giant Google is preparing to purchase crowd-sourced navigation app Waze for an acquisition cost of $1 billion. According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz, executives at Google decided to offer the hefty sum after a bidding war broke out for the popular platform. While the deal has not been finalized, Google has already reportedly promised not… Read more »

Ikea Founder Steps Down, Hands Company Over To Youngest Son

Ikea Founder Stepping Down From Board

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad is stepping down from the board of Inter Ikea Group. The company’s founder will be replaced by his youngest son Mathias Kamprad. In a statement released by Ikea Group on Wednesday, it was revealed that Mathias Kamprad is replacing Chairman Per Ludvigsson. The group says it has been planning the “generational… Read more »

Smokers Cost Employers $6,000 More Than Non-Smokers Each Year [Study]

The cost of smoking

Those who smoke cost their employers about $6,000 a year more than their non-smoker colleagues, researchers said on Monday. In what they say is the first comprehensive look at the true burden of smoker health costs on employers, the new research supports a growing trend of employers banning smoking in the workplace and even refusing… Read more »