Under the terms of the deal, employees will receive 29 days of pay per year they worked, or 58 days if they are tipped employees. The typical union severance package is just four days of pay per year, or eight days for tipped employees. “In terms of days of pay, this is the largest severance package that we have negotiated in the history of the union,” said Richard Maroko, the union general counsel..

Programs in states like Missouri and Arizona are taking innovative approaches such as giving people one day off for every day of good behavior if they’re out for a month and they don’t get into trouble or get arrested, they get a month off their probation and parole. These programs substantially reduce revocations back to incarceration, and there are lower re arrest rates because people are incentivized to do the right thing. Ultimately, this could help us close prisons and jails, capture some of those savings and put them towards employment, education and housing and that can help people instead of just re incarcerating them..

It’s truly amazing what is at stake for this Miami Heat franchise over the next 72 hours. By Thursday night, the Miami Heat’s Big Three era will be either considered an epic success with unlimited future potential, or an underachieving all talk, no walk, runner up failure. In 72 hours, every late night talk show host will be either booking the Miami Heat stars, or making them the subject of one of their corny monologue jokes.

But as it turned out, Manuel Viramontez was not really Manuel Viramontez, even though FBI agents and federal prosecutors thought he was for many weeks after his arrest. Nor was Texas his birthplace. He actually was Havana born Gerardo Hernandez, captain in the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba.

I have published one novel and three books of nonfiction and a great deal of journalism. I wrote poems and plays as a student, but not in many years. I love fiction, and my childhood plan was to be a novelist. As I refocused my vision out over the breathtaking landscape, everything seemed surreal. It was so quiet, peaceful and unaffected by the chaotic state of the world. It was as if my worries and frustration were still sleeping.

It also happens to be great entertainment. Show all kids both the feature and the terrific bird brained Pixar short, Piper. Adults and older children will find the extras are fun as well as informative. “Manuela was very well liked by everyone here,” she said. “And I couldn’t say no once I met her. She was very eager and willing, and I saw an opportunity for someone who could do an important, but tedious job.”.