COSTCO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COSTCO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: CBO job-loss estimate if minimum wage raised seems dubious http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796402-82/minimum-wage-cbo-customer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796402-82/minimum-wage-cbo-customer.html.csp">Letter: CBO job-loss estimate if minimum wage raised seems dubious</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T01:01:03.164-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While trusting the majority of Congressional Budget Office forecasts, I’m wondering if they’ve considered all the angles when recently projecting a loss of half a million jobs should the minimum wage be increased to $10.10 an hour (“Minimum wage value falling but fairness is debated,” Tribune, March 31). Not only do other studies disagree, but I wonder if the CBO gave enough emphasis to the impact of lower employee turnover and increased customer satisfaction. Two recent personal observations h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57796402@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Bankruptcy leads to a million jars of peanut butter in N.M. landfill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57743527-79/peanut-butter-costco-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57743527-79/peanut-butter-costco-million.html.csp">Bankruptcy leads to a million jars of peanut butter in N.M. landfill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JERI CLAUSING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T10:46:33.37-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall. Bankruptcy trustee Clarke Coll said he had no other choice after Costco Wholesale refused to take shipment of the Sunland Inc. product and declined requests to let it be donated to food banks or repackaged or sold to brokers who provide food to institutions like pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57743527@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:46:33 MDT