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Overtime Pay: How Many Americans Will Be Affected By Labor Department’s New Rules Up For Debate

The Obama administration on Wednesday implemented a rule change that could have a greater impact on ordinary Americans’ wages than any executive action of the last eight years, extending mandatory overtime pay to a broad swath of American workers. In effect, that means a pay raise for millions of employees around the country, from food service managers to postdoctoral researchers to — full disclosure — salaried journalists. The rule amends the existing overtime regulations, raising the threshold under which employees must receive additional pay for time worked over 40 hours. Starting Dec. 1, nearly every employee making less than $47,476 a year must be paid time-and-a-half for overtime work. Since 2004, the cutoff has been $23,660. For salaried workers currently earning...

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Dmart7dealQuits Tobacco: Insurer To Divest $2 Billion Of Tobacco Industry Investments

As the tobacco industry struggles against stricter rules and tighter regulations in many parts of the world, it was dealt another blow when Axa, one of the world’s largest insurance companies, announced it would stop investing in the industry and also divest its current holdings. At present, it owns 184 million euros ($207 million) worth of shares in tobacco companies and bold holdings valued at 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion). The shares will be sold immediately, the French insurer said, and the money from bonds would be realized once they mature. Incoming Axa CEO Thomas Buberl, who takes over in September, said the divestment would cost the insurer money but would lead to savings as fewer people smoking would lead...

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Dmart7deal 5 Delicious Sources of Healthy Fats

Avocados have a very high percentage of monounsaturated fat. And research has shown that these delicious additions to your diet are good for your heart health, too. A recent study conducted with 45 overweight or obese participants found that eating one avocado per day lowered bad cholesterol (LDL) levels. Those who ate one avocado per day also had lower levels of other harmful cholesterol molecules as well as triglycerides. Olive Oil Olive oil is an example of a type of oil that contains monounsaturated fats, which help reduce bad cholesterol levels and can reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. In a large research trial known as the PREDIMED study, intake of extra-virgin olive oil as a supplement to...

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