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Good Question: Do You Work For Free On Leap Day?

Every four years, like magic, we get an extra day — 366 days, for the price of 365. But is that bonus year really a bonus? Do people on salary work an extra day for free?

03/01/2012

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Esme’s Blog: The Expiring Payroll Tax Break

In just more than three weeks, your paycheck will be two percent smaller. That is the amount you will lose if Congress fails to extend the payroll tax cut.

12/10/2011

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18 Minn. Lawmakers Got Shutdown Pay Retroactively

Eighteen Minnesota House members who declined paychecks during last month’s state government shutdown went back for the money.

08/22/2011

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Reality Check Update: Minn. Lawmakers’ Paychecks

WCCO-TV’s Reality Check reported last week that an overwhelming majority of Minnesota lawmakers, Democrats and Republicans, are getting paid during the shutdown. Now, one legislator says there’s something wrong with that.

07/12/2011

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Unpaid Workers Consider Suit Against Closed Water Park

The former owner of a water park and hotel that closed following an I-TEAM investigation could be in more legal trouble.

07/07/2011

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Reality Check: Certain Lawmakers Give Up Their Paychecks

Another step backwards for Minnesota lawmakers trying to negotiate a budget deal to end the government shutdown, now in it’s sixth day.

07/06/2011

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Will Lawmakers Give Up Paychecks If MN Shuts Down?

It’s the question that is making Minnesota legislators squirm: Will they take a paycheck if state government shuts down on July 1?

06/21/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Getting Paid For A Shutdown

Word that legislators are going to continue to get paid during a shutdown is already drawing furious complaints from state employees who are about to lose their paychecks.

06/18/2011

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