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Legal settlement ends ‘no poach’ rules used by fast-food industry

So called “no-poach contracts,” can no longer be used to prevent fast-food workers in Pennsylvania and the country from accepting a job at another franchise in the same restaurant chain. A multistate settlement brokered by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro and 12 other state Attorneys General, ends a practice that Shapiro says hurt low-wage workers by limiting their ability to secure better paying jobs.

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Pa.’s career and tech education law gets a makeover

The new law establishes provisions to support workforce development career and technical education, according to a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania website press release. Act 76-2019 aims to make it easier for high school students and graduates to prepare for and fill job openings in manufacturing and industry jobs.

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Spend, or save? How to build a financial future

Mounting economic pressures have contributed to a savings dilemma for those looking to retire. While everyone who works is most likely looking forward to retirement, fewer people are prepared for it. Younger generations are saddled with mounting student loan debt, and appear to be focused on starting a family and buying a house, which puts retirement on the backburner.

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