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Ford Improves Worker Safety, Hollywood-Style

May 25, 2011
Researchers are creating a multinational avatar based on Ford’s North American virtual workers Jack and Jill. The new avatar will reflect the sizes and shapes of workers at assembly plants across the globe.
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Living Wage Backers Storm City Hall in New York

May 13, 2011
The bill, which would compel employers at projects that receive $100,000 or more in city subsidies to pay workers $10 an hour plus benefits or $11.50 without benefits, was expected to draw passionate testimony from supporters and opponents.
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The Last Word: The New College Try

April 1, 2011
I realized just how cutthroat the admission process had become when my son and I attended a college information session last summer in Massachusetts. It’s all about 'the strategic packaging of yourself,' the admissions official said. 'This is no time for humility.'
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