August 18th, 2017 | Main

David Blaine’s Friday Musing…

We are becoming a nation of whiners and sissies. Last Tuesday our paper picked up an AP story discussing a workplace study conducted by Rand Corp, Harvard Medical School, and UCLA.  The study concluded that one-fifth of Americans find their ...

August 4th, 2017 | Main

David Blaine’s Friday Musing…

I felt really feminine the other day.  Not really, but I was the third guy in line for the “single gender” men’s room at a gas station and the last guy who went in took his bran muffin and newspaper so I figured it would be awhile.  Three ...

July 27th, 2017 | Main

David Blaine’s (unofficial) Rules of Employment Law

All employees are happy.Until they aren’t. Employee who knows he’s getting fired on Friday gets hurt on Thursday. If you draft something and have your employees sign it, it’s probably illegal Most independent contractors ...

July 20th, 2017 | Main

Friday Musings

My grandmother was an immigrant. At age 16 she traveled by boat from Sicily and was processed through Ellis Island.  She didn’t speak a word of English, she didn’t have any money, and she certainly did not have any viable job prospects waiting ...