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  • Bulova sold; Lancaster Square building to be remodeled | Lancaster PA Blog
    news is that Stephen Gurba who runs the company sold the company but not the building He plans to renovate the building putting in things like oh say windows and to stick around as the landlord Commerce Bank under its new name Metro Bank will be moving into the first floor by 2010 Also Lancaster Brewing Company s Hop Hog was featured on Gunaxin yesterday in their Drink Better Beer series Share this Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related Bulova Commerce Bank Hamilton Watch Company Intelligencer Journal Lancaster Lancaster Square Metro Bank arrow back Newer Older arrow forward Lancaster County and the Cultural Creatives This is Lancaster city resident Daniel Klotz s blog about Lancaster County and what makes it an interesting place Primary topics are the arts civic life and news analysis Follow danielklotz Get Updates By Email Subscribe to LancasterPABlog com Enter your email address FourSquare Checkins Klotzy Hizzy YDOP Annie Bailey s Irish Pub Klotzy Hizzy SHEETZ Popular Posts Population Density and Geography in PA Mental Parity was the Bailout Bill s Silver Lining The

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  • card check | | Lancaster PA Blog
    continue Unions may not the the idea change agents but at least they are change agents Unions of middle class workers have given us enhanced social security medicare and a minimum wage Unions make sure workers can take care of themselves and their families and that the people who produce gains in productivity receive the rewards of productivity Importantly middle and working class union members spend their income Unions are not that big of a deal We all too often make a goblin out of unionization Right now no more than twelve percent of American workers are in unions those workers include Lancaster County educators and local employees of Armstrong Kellogg car shops construction companies manufacturing plants and service firms That twelve percent is down from a historic high of thirty three percent Not exactly a cause for alarm today What s more the number of unionized workers sits at twelve percent today in significant part due to illegal practices by employers In 1969 there were one thousand infractions of the laws protecting the formation of unions In 2005 that number was more than thirty thousand Ben Eisler makes a big deal of this on his blog at The New Republic He suggests that one solution is to increase the penalties for these crimes and ramp up enforcement which is currently lax But he says the cheaper solution is the so called card check The idea is this Right now workers have to tell their company s senior managers if they are going to try to form a union It s like having to announce Hey We ve been trying to work with you to get a fair shake here and you re not giving it to us or listening to our input on how our company can do better We re going to try to start a union You d better get moving if you want to stop us Under the card check system being worked on in the U S Senate employees can sign a legal document a card to indicate that they want to form a union If a majority of employees sign it the union is considered a legal entity that the employer has to work with Imagine it like this If we re in a company of one thousand employees there may easily be six hundred or more of us who think that our bosses are mismanaging things Their leadership skills are wanting they don t listen to input from those of us on the ground and they don t share profits in a fair way We all want to address it with the directors but we don t have any ability to insist on even two of us meeting with them at the same time They can say Sure we want to hear from you but we want to meet with you six on one And if we don t like what you have to say we reserve the right to let you go

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  • Employee Free Choice Act | | Lancaster PA Blog
    cannot continue Unions may not the the idea change agents but at least they are change agents Unions of middle class workers have given us enhanced social security medicare and a minimum wage Unions make sure workers can take care of themselves and their families and that the people who produce gains in productivity receive the rewards of productivity Importantly middle and working class union members spend their income Unions are not that big of a deal We all too often make a goblin out of unionization Right now no more than twelve percent of American workers are in unions those workers include Lancaster County educators and local employees of Armstrong Kellogg car shops construction companies manufacturing plants and service firms That twelve percent is down from a historic high of thirty three percent Not exactly a cause for alarm today What s more the number of unionized workers sits at twelve percent today in significant part due to illegal practices by employers In 1969 there were one thousand infractions of the laws protecting the formation of unions In 2005 that number was more than thirty thousand Ben Eisler makes a big deal of this on his blog at The New Republic He suggests that one solution is to increase the penalties for these crimes and ramp up enforcement which is currently lax But he says the cheaper solution is the so called card check The idea is this Right now workers have to tell their company s senior managers if they are going to try to form a union It s like having to announce Hey We ve been trying to work with you to get a fair shake here and you re not giving it to us or listening to our input on how our company can do better We re going to try to start a union You d better get moving if you want to stop us Under the card check system being worked on in the U S Senate employees can sign a legal document a card to indicate that they want to form a union If a majority of employees sign it the union is considered a legal entity that the employer has to work with Imagine it like this If we re in a company of one thousand employees there may easily be six hundred or more of us who think that our bosses are mismanaging things Their leadership skills are wanting they don t listen to input from those of us on the ground and they don t share profits in a fair way We all want to address it with the directors but we don t have any ability to insist on even two of us meeting with them at the same time They can say Sure we want to hear from you but we want to meet with you six on one And if we don t like what you have to say we reserve the right to let you

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  • unions | | Lancaster PA Blog
    Unions may not the the idea change agents but at least they are change agents Unions of middle class workers have given us enhanced social security medicare and a minimum wage Unions make sure workers can take care of themselves and their families and that the people who produce gains in productivity receive the rewards of productivity Importantly middle and working class union members spend their income Unions are not that big of a deal We all too often make a goblin out of unionization Right now no more than twelve percent of American workers are in unions those workers include Lancaster County educators and local employees of Armstrong Kellogg car shops construction companies manufacturing plants and service firms That twelve percent is down from a historic high of thirty three percent Not exactly a cause for alarm today What s more the number of unionized workers sits at twelve percent today in significant part due to illegal practices by employers In 1969 there were one thousand infractions of the laws protecting the formation of unions In 2005 that number was more than thirty thousand Ben Eisler makes a big deal of this on his blog at The New Republic He suggests that one solution is to increase the penalties for these crimes and ramp up enforcement which is currently lax But he says the cheaper solution is the so called card check The idea is this Right now workers have to tell their company s senior managers if they are going to try to form a union It s like having to announce Hey We ve been trying to work with you to get a fair shake here and you re not giving it to us or listening to our input on how our company can do better We re going to try to start a union You d better get moving if you want to stop us Under the card check system being worked on in the U S Senate employees can sign a legal document a card to indicate that they want to form a union If a majority of employees sign it the union is considered a legal entity that the employer has to work with Imagine it like this If we re in a company of one thousand employees there may easily be six hundred or more of us who think that our bosses are mismanaging things Their leadership skills are wanting they don t listen to input from those of us on the ground and they don t share profits in a fair way We all want to address it with the directors but we don t have any ability to insist on even two of us meeting with them at the same time They can say Sure we want to hear from you but we want to meet with you six on one And if we don t like what you have to say we reserve the right to let you go There

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  • Data & Trends | | Lancaster PA Blog
    our community s Latino leaders Daniel Klotz May 17 2011 How many of America s wealthiest people live in Lancaster County The greatest threat to democracy in the United States is the growing inequality of wealth The causes of that inequality including the unchecked power of multinational mega corporations are important too Thomas Jefferson recognized massively disproportionate distribution of wealth as a possibility It is now reality The situation has gotten serious over the past fifty years as Robert Lieberman points out in the current issue of Foreign Affairs The wealthiest Americans among them presumably the very titans of global finance whose misadventures brought about the financial meltdown got richer And not just a little bit richer a lot richer In 2009 the average income of the top five percent of earners went up while on average everyone else s income went down This was not an anomaly but rather a continuation of a 40 year trend of ballooning incomes at the very top and stagnant incomes in the middle and at the bottom The share of total income going to the top one percent has increased from roughly eight percent in the 1960s to more than 20 percent today When we talk about the income of the top one percent we re talking about individuals making more than 1 2 million a year It s hard to comprehend those kind of numbers One percent of people getting twenty percent of the income It s worse when you realize that s only income not wealth As of 2007 ten percent of the U S population held eighty percent of all financial assets I think most of us automatically think of the richest people in America as abstractions We ll only see their faces if we see their photos in Forbes But what if these financial elite are our neighbors How many of the richest of the rich live in Lancaster County In my research so far it s impossible to tell There s really only one definitive statistic at least five thousand Lancaster County households are among the richest five percent of American households in terms of income The latest research on actual wealth as opposed to just income to come from the U S Census Bureau is dated 2004 and even then the numbers are only broken down to the state level not into counties We know that in 2004 there were 86 000 individuals in Pennsylvania with more than 1 5 million in financial assets If those individuals were evenly distributed throughout the state population in 2004 there would have been 3 464 of them in Lancaster County Further if we want to consider only individuals worth more than 20 million in 2004 there would have been seventy six such individuals in Lancaster County Does anyone have any better data on these questions If not do my very rough guesses pass the sniff test for you Are there thousands of multimillionaires among the half million residents of Lancaster

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  • Punk musican Ian MacKaye in town Nov. 20 | Lancaster PA Blog
    window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related arrow back Newer Older arrow forward Lancaster County and the Cultural Creatives This is Lancaster city resident Daniel Klotz s blog about Lancaster County and what makes it an interesting place Primary topics are the arts civic life and news analysis Follow danielklotz Get Updates By Email Subscribe to LancasterPABlog

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  • The Building that will be the Turkey Hill Experience | Lancaster PA Blog
    clean almost sterile style of the buildings in their portfolio is such a dramatic turn from the jumbled mess that the building has been for nearly its entire existence The Turkey Hill Experience artist rendering If you d like to see even more Jerry King Musser also has photos of the demolition renovation process in his Flickr photostream mappress Share this Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related Lancaster Building Conservancy 4 thoughts on The Building that will be the Turkey Hill Experience Wendy says October 17 2009 at 1 32 pm Isn t it great I have been waiting for someone to do something with this wonderful old building Paul Stoltzfus says October 17 2009 at 4 22 pm I wondered what the mess is being cleaned up for Nice building Can t wait to see the purple cow suspended Wendy Edsall Kerwin says October 23 2009 at 1 42 pm It s great that they re cleaning up that old building I have to admit though that I have a fondness for old tumbling down structures Maybe I should go take some photos quick Also I ve kind of been off the whole Turkey Hill thing ever since they were bought by a big company and their stores became more generic Why no more birch beer This is Lancaster County for goodness sakes What exactly will this experience be How they make their ice cream or Iced Tea or the giant cow Pingback Churches of Lancaster Architecture Project Daniel Klotz Comments are closed arrow back Newer Older arrow forward Lancaster County and the Cultural Creatives This is Lancaster city resident Daniel Klotz s blog about Lancaster County

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  • archictecture | | Lancaster PA Blog
    Trust The complete list of places of worship in Lancaster adds up to 170 For the first assignment each student will be assigned 10 of the listings and must conduct an architectural inspection Yes Ethan Wheatland is on the list No Ken LCBC is not Also on the list is the Unitarian Universalist church all three synagogues and the mosque Also don t miss Dr Kourelis s post on the Lancaster Building Conservancy which I mentioned recently in relation to the Turkey Hill Experience in which he writes It s a wonderful project the brain child of preservationist Ben Leech I met Ben for lunch last week and got to know him a little The Lancaster Building Conservancy and Ben s other blog Old Weird Lancaster constitute for me a new kind of historical activism or grass roots architectural history Blogging and the web have provided a platform for exciting and innovative projects On this blog I ve occassionally been critical of photographic projects like Flickr communities because they lack documentational discipline Ben s LBC is quite the opposite The weekly drawing provides the foundation for a well researched and articulate analysis I hope Ben s images have a post blog afterlife I hope they turn into an exhibition or a book Writing of an F M professor reminds me that I m curious to learn what Trexler Proffitt is up to with the local stock exchange idea he has been researching Daniel Klotz November 5 2009 Lancaster County and the Cultural Creatives This is Lancaster city resident Daniel Klotz s blog about Lancaster County and what makes it an interesting place Primary topics are the arts civic life and news analysis Follow danielklotz Get Updates By Email Subscribe to LancasterPABlog com Enter your email address FourSquare Checkins Klotzy Hizzy

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