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Rapidly Growing Older Workforce Demands Employer Attention to Injuries

February 14, 2012
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The number of older U.S. workers will continue growing, perhaps at a greater pace than observers expected several years ago, because of the Great Recession's negative effect on worker savings, employers' desire to retain skilled workers, and rising health care costs that are keeping more older employees in the workforce
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State Law Favored Over Feds in Overtime Case

February 13, 2012
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When involved in overtime claims based in state law, employers must initially review applicable state statutes and regulations before relying on federal tests, especially when in California.
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Chrysler Rolling Out Bonuses

February 8, 2012
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Chrysler Group hourly and salaried workers will receive profit-sharing and performance bonuses on Feb. 10, just nine days after the automaker reported a $183 million profit for 2011.
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NFL Concussion Lawsuits May Turn on Workers' Comp Rules

February 2, 2012
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The pro football league is named as a defendant in 21 suits that allege the league negligently misled at least several hundred players about the dangers of concussions and other head injuries.
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Dolan to Cablevision Employees: Email Me

February 1, 2012
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A week after Brooklyn workers vote to unionize, company boss expresses disappointment in result and promises changes. Union says it's too little, too late.
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How Much Salary Are Top Graphic Designers Getting These Days?

February 1, 2012
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We are getting ready to recruit graphic designers and want only the best. What is the average salary range for top graphic designers? —Budget-conscious project manager, services, Ontario, Canada
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'The Business Buffett Rule'

January 27, 2012
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For a company paying the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour (about $15,000 a year for a full-time worker), what if the total compensation for the CEO was capped at 100 times that? That means a CEO's annual income would be about $1.5 million. As pay goes, that's not peanuts. But it also is a far cry from packages that have ballooned for many execs into the tens and hundreds of millions of dollars.
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Data Bank Focus: But Real Earnings Fall, Too

January 27, 2012
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Prepaid Gift Cards Offer the Benefit of Found Money

January 25, 2012
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To reward their workers, nearly half of HR executives are using prepaid gift or credit cards as part of incentive programs and wellness initiatives.
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Aon Employees Face Tax Hit in HQ Move to London

January 24, 2012
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Aon spokesman David Prosperi declined to comment when asked whether the company would ease holding requirements on senior executives who must maintain certain percentages of Aon stock.
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