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Times are tight at Monsters, Inc, the fright factory where its blue collar scarers and their assistants punch the clock, slipping through inter-dimensional portals (that's closet doors) to do their thing to their designated toddlers.
The list, which was released in conjunction with PARADE magazine's annual "What People Earn" issue, paints a vivid picture of what exactly makes a hardworking town: one where the citizens punch the clock longer, and work harder, than anyone else.
He based his decision on a federal law called the Portal-to-Portal Act, which specifically exempts employers from paying for pre- and post-work activities such as waiting to pick up protective gear or waiting in line to punch the clock.