10 Cities Where Workers Have Big Cursing Problems: Report

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English: This is my own work, Public Domain Photograph, not copyrighted Ed Yakovich http://www.flickr.com/photos/10396190@N04 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Editor’s Note:  Philadelphia made the list!

Where a worker lives may determine how much they swear at work, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder.com (NBC News).

Those who work in the nation’s capital might not be surprised to hear that it’sWashington D.C. that ranks first among the cities with workers with the most potty mouths.  Just take a look at Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who reportedly told TARP inspector Neil Barofsky that he was “the most f@*&ing transparent secretary of the Treasury in this country’s entire f@#&ing history!”  For Barofsky’s part, he recently said the U.S. was “pretty f@#%ed.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/12/cities-where-workers-swear_n_1765823.html

Postal Service Bracing For Default

USPS service delivery truck in a residential a...

USPS service delivery truck in a residential area of San Francisco, California (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service is bracing for a first-ever default on billions in payments due to the Treasury, adding to widening uncertainty about the mail agency’s solvency as first-class letters plummet and Congress deadlocks on ways to stem the red ink.

With cash running perilously low, two legally required payments for future postal retirees’ health benefits – $5.5 billion due Wednesday, and another $5.6 billion due in September – will be left unpaid, the mail agency said Monday. Postal officials said they also are studying whether they may need to delay other obligations. In the coming months, a $1.5 billion payment is due to the Labor Department for workers compensation, which for now it expects to make, as well as millions in interest payments to the Treasury.

Read more: http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=404934