A growing number of American workers are confronting a frustrating predicament on payday: to get their wages, they must first pay a fee. For these largely hourly workers, paper paychecks and even direct deposit have been replaced by prepaid cards issued by their employers. Employees can use these cards, which work like debit cards, at an A.T.M. to withdraw their pay.
GOP congressman criticizes constituent’s Mexican flag — MSNBC - Republican Congressman Steve Womack of Arkansas criticized a town hall attendee for displaying a Mexican flag while asking a question about immigration reform. The audience at the event loved Womack's response. But is it fair to label the Mexican flag divisive while Irish or Italian flags are considered a harmless sign of cultural pride?