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Pre-existing Perspective: New York Court Rules Against Reimbursing Employer

February 11, 2013
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A New York Appellate court ruled that an injured worker's diabetes and obesity do not qualify as pre-existing conditions.
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Global Salaries Will Climb, but Only Modestly in North America: Study

December 19, 2012
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The slight increase in North America is not surprising, according to Hay Group analysts, because the U.S. economy is only expected to grow 2.1 percent in 2013.
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Morgan Stanley Sets 2013 Comp Plan to Fuel Growth

December 7, 2012
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The company released details of its 2013 adviser compensation grid Dec. 7. No changes were made to the basic cash grid, but revenue bonus awards were cut by 2 percentage points, while the company implemented a new growth award program that puts the premium on drumming up new business.
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Two-Tiered Pay Scale for Autoworkers Raises Debate

December 6, 2012
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Some say entry-level workers are suffering with far less pay and less-generous health plans. But others say the industry had to exercise options to save U.S. jobs.
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Tech Firms Pony Up Pay for Top Gen Y Workers

September 20, 2012
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A new survey reveals average salaries for millennials are topping $90,000 at some technology firms, although pay for the typical younger employees were far less, with average salaries at $39,700.
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We All Built That

August 31, 2012
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This Labor Day, let's remember that it generally takes business leaders, workers and decent government to make a successful company, economy and society.
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Lilly Ledbetter Interview: 'Miss Lilly' Speaks Her Mind

August 21, 2012
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As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce is talking to some of the people and organizations that helped influence today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce senior editor Ed Frauenheim speaks with Lilly Ledbetter about the act named after her and why she believes equal pay is an important concept for employers to latch onto.
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Retired NFL Player Cannot File for Workers' Comp Benefits in California

August 7, 2012
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The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rules California workers' comp law doesn't apply to retired NFL player because he did not clearly show that he was injured in the state.
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Waste Workers' Wages Reduced in Scranton, Pennsylvania

July 10, 2012
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Mayor Chris Doherty reduced the entire city's payroll to $7.25 an hour, including his own, the Times-Tribune of Scranton reported. Policemen and firefighters are included in those who saw their pay slashed, after the mayor said the city doesn't have enough money to pay its employees their regular rates.
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