Family lured Jerrianne and her husband to South Milwaukee in 2002 from Southern California where she worked as, first, a journalist, then, as a court information officer. She now stays busy with media-relations consulting, playing with her three grandchildren (part of the lure), writing, discovering her new environs, and hoping her garden will produce before the first fall frost.
New York Times Oct. 20, 2011, headline:
"Wal-Mart Cuts Some Health Care Benefits"
"Citing rising costs, Wal-Mart is substantially rolling back coverage for part-time workers and significantly raising premiums for many full-time staff."