Decortica are taking their big riffs around the North Island after a difficult end to 2012. The Auckland group’s critically acclaimed third album 11811 never quite got the push it deserved when their record label EMI got swallowed up by Universal Music Group.
MINIMUM WAGE HIKEEVER since the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938 set up a federal minimum wage, there have been few public issues in the U.S.
President Nicolas Sarkozy may have triumphed over the millions of protesters and strikers who opposed his effort to raise the retirement age in France by two years. But his law to keep people working longer and paying into the pension system longer won’t succeed unless he persuades French bosses to play along; they have a nasty habit of dumping employees older than 50.
If you hold a Discover credit card, you’re in luck — the company has decided to freeze interest-rate hikes until a new credit card consumer protection bill takes effect in February. Bank of America was the first company to freeze its rates.
Irish voters are going to the polls again Friday — to vote on a treaty they rejected just over a year ago. But this time round, opinion polls indicate the ‘yes’ campaign to adopt the Lisbon Treaty and its rules for governing an expanded European Union will be successful
Jack Borden would like you to consider working well past retirement age.
Two years ago, Dawn Warfield was drowning in debt.
Floyd Mayweather Jr will have to pay Juan Manuel Marquez a reported $600,000 after weighing in two pounds too heavy ahead of Saturday night’s welterweight showdown in Las Vegas.
With the U.S. trillions of dollars in the hole, 70 cents an hour sounds like chump change.