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U.S. Workers Don’t Trust Employers, Study Says

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Undated) -- There's not a lot of trust between U.S. workers and their employers, according to a new study being released this week. The American Psychological Association survey about work and well-being finds just over 50 percent of workers say their employer is open and upfront with them. One third say their employer is not…

Poll: Most Think Jersey Not Back To Normal Following Sandy

Posted On April 23, 2014

(New Brunswick, NJ) -- A new Rutgers-Eagleton poll shows two-thirds of people living in New Jersey think the state is not "back to normal" following Superstorm Sandy. It has been about 18 months since Sandy struck the Jersey Shore. The poll out today also shows about 58 percent think it could be up to five…

Most Older Americans Own Smartphones

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Smartphones are not just for the younger crowd. A new Nielson study found that more than half of adults over the age of 55 are using the devices. Overall, 70-percent of Americans now own smartphones. And when it comes to which type of smartphone people are carrying, the study found that 52-percent of…

Upton Planning More GM Hearings

Posted On April 23, 2014

(St. Joseph, MI) -- The massive recall of two-point-six million cars by General Motors remains under the microscope on Capitol Hill. Michigan Congressman Fred Upton chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee and is expecting to hold more hearings about the ignition switch problem. Upton says his office received roughly 300-thousand pages of documents from GM…

IRS Employees Earn Bonuses Without Paying Taxes

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The IRS is handing out bonuses to their employees, even the ones who aren't paying their taxes. A watchdog report shows that the IRS has paid out over 1-million dollars to employees who have not paid their federal taxes. Almost another 2-million dollars have been given out to employees with disciplinary issues.