Did You Know
••• Because trees cover 20% of its landmass, London is officially designated a forest.
••• Lloyd’s of London has written 60,000 insurance policies covering transformation into a Werewolf or Vampire.
•••15% of American women send themselves Valentine flowers.
••• Over 31% of US believes they need over $2 million to retire.
••• 62% of households own a pet.
Bradford Business Items
••• Our 45th year of business.
••• If you have staffing needs, please let us know
••• Call Heather or April for any - yes any - staffing needs .
••• www.Bradford-Staffing.com is our website - check it out! Like Us On FACEBOOK!
••• 2-8-1910 – Boy Scouts of America founded (I know I said this last year, I’m an Eagle Scout).
••• 2-22-1732 – George Washington was born.
•••2-24-1803 - the most important decision in American history, 1st time Federal Courts overturned a U.S. law. Fed. Courts cannot tell government
officials how to act or what to do.
This & That
••• 1 out of 7 Americans are being tracked by 3rd party debt collectors.
•••$1,092 is spent by the average worker annually on buying coffee.
••• 1 of every 4 Americans say they could not get $2,000 in 30 days.
••• Consider the federal budget. VA received $59.4 billion in federal contracts, $42.8 billion form DOD, 59,000 statewide contracts.
Shenandoah had over 800 contracts. VA’s 207,571 potential job loss is 2nd only to CA. At present, it’s scheduled to increase 2%/yr for the
•••Apple has 95,000 factory workers in Shenzhen, China , where they have 60 hr work weeks and had over 700 recorded accidents last year. The
workers have an average annual salary of $4,600 each. This same $441 million is what Apple paid it’s 9 member board of directors. Apple
also funnels 70% of it’s profits through countries with lower tax rates. Apple’s effective tax rate is under 10% - Wal-Mart is at 24%.