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Former Groupon Employees Countersue Over Contract Terms

January 27, 2012
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The countersuit, filed Jan. 25, reveals an increasingly testy relationship between two high-profile Internet players: Google, the king of search advertising, based in Mountain View, California, and Chicago-based Groupon, the leader in the new online-advertising business with daily deals.
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A Third of New Yorkers Say They Can't Retire

January 26, 2012
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About 40 percent of New York workers had access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan in 2009, compared with the national average of 53 percent, according to the report by the New School's Bernard Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis.
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Retaliation Charges Top EEOC Fiscal 2011 Filings

January 25, 2012
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Sex discrimination charges, which were the second-most frequently filed charge, decreased 1.7 percent in fiscal 2011.
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Homicides Accounted for 11 Percent of Workplace Fatalities in '09: NCCI

January 23, 2012
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From 1993 to 2009, the rate of workplace homicides fell 59 percent while the overall rate of homicides fell 47 percent, according to the study.
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Morgan Stanley to Pare Workforce by 1,600

December 15, 2011
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Reps are safe, but 'business won't entirely escape the belt-tightening.'
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IBM Announces Vendor Management System Acquisition

December 15, 2011
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The acquisition is part of the company's 'Smarter Commerce' initiative begun in March 2011 and aimed at helping companies respond to shifting customer buying patterns.
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Affluent Anxious About Retirement Too, Wells Fargo Finds

December 15, 2011
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Four in 10 of those surveyed said that their biggest fear about retirement is that they 'will do all the right things and it still won't be enough for tomorrow.'
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Ailing Economy Hurts Return-to-Work Efforts for Injured Employees: Analysis

December 1, 2011
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The Workers Compensation Research Institute studied workers' compensation procedures and outcomes in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, which were deemed to have faster and higher return-to-work rates than other states.
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Survey: U.S. Workers Feeling Overwrought and Unproductive

November 27, 2011
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Thirty percent of employees say they were ineffective for at least one week due to job-related stress, while two-thirds of U.S. workers reported extremely high stress levels, including fatigue and feeling a ‘loss of control.'
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