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Temporary jobs, often referred to as “gigs,” are a rite of passage for many young Americans. Millions of teenagers serve or have served as lifeguards, fast food workers, babysitters, and interns. The phenomenon of young Americans doing gigs to make pocket money is a major plot point in movies like Caddyshack and Staten Island Summer. […]

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If you are one of the millions of Americans who are paid below the minimum wage for a tipped income, the way your pay is calculated has recently changed. In November, the Department of Labor announced that it would no longer recognize the 80/20 rule, a guideline the DOL began recommending in 2011. This is […]

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Apple, the company that makes the iPhone, the iPad, and the Mac computer, has announced plans to build a campus in Austin, Texas. The new campus will eventually employ 15,000 people in addition to the 7,000 Austinites that already work for the tech company. This may make Apple the biggest employer in the Austin area. […]

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Today marks the 60th year since Patricia Bays Haroski, a secretary for State Farm Insurance in Illinois, submitted her idea for a national holiday: “National Boss’s Day” to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Haroski’s boss also happened to be her father, and his birthday was October 16. She proposed that this date (unless it […]


  Minces PLLC is proud to report that earlier this week we obtained a $286,671 judgment (plus fees and costs) against O’Connor & Associates, the largest property tax firm in the United States. We represented 11 former employees in a fight that lasted 7 years. Our clients were all residential property tax consultants who worked […]