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Norwegian Insurance Company Monitors Workers' Bathroom Breaks

February 6, 2012
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Norway's chief workplace ombudsman Bjorn Erik Thon told a media outlet that one firm required employees to wear a red bracelet during their menstrual cycles to indicate the need for more restroom visits.
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Push for Green Jobs: An Interview With David Foster of the Blue Green Alliance

February 2, 2012
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The executive director of the not-for-profit group Blue Green Alliance is an advocate for renewable energy, recycling and energy efficiency, all things he says will help push our overall economy forward.
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Lockout of Union Workers in New York Shines Light on NLRB Appointees

February 2, 2012
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In a memo released last month, the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel wrote that President Obama was justified in making the appointments.
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American Airlines Wants to Terminate Pension Plans

February 1, 2012
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The termination, if approved, would shift billions of dollars of promised but unfunded benefits to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., resulting in the biggest loss ever for the agency.
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Analysis: Employment Class Actions Continue to Raise Firms' Financial Exposures

January 9, 2012
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As a result of two key rulings, class actions are 'not dead or blocked, rather they're reforming and morphing into different iterations,' says one expert.
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Data Bank Focus: Hires Outpacing Separations

November 28, 2011
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Black and Blue Over Black Friday

November 23, 2011
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It seems to me retail executives are going too far, letting business objectives blot out the bigger picture about the holidays and ignoring a cultural shift away from crass commercialism.
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Surveys Focus on Veterans' Employment

November 11, 2011
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A CareerBuilder survey found that 20 percent of employers plan to actively recruit U.S. veterans over the next 12 months while a separate survey by Monster.com found that 69 percent of firms found that veterans perform their job functions 'much better' than non-veterans.
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