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October 24, 2012
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But a deeper lesson of new research is that everyone can be more socially savvy.
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Temp Workers Sue Wal-Mart, Staffing Firms

October 23, 2012
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A group of Illinois workers filed suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and two staffing firms — QPS Employment Group Inc. and Labor Ready - Midwest Inc. — claiming they didn't receive pay for all hours worked and didn't receive employment and wage notices as required by law, according to the complaint in the lawsuit.
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The One Question I Would Ask President Obama During the Debates

September 26, 2012
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With this election cycle's debates on the horizon, I'll be providing the one question I would ask each of the two presidential and two vice presidential candidates.
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Archer Daniels Midland Joins Growing Ranks of Employers Offering Pension Lump Sums

September 26, 2012
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Archer Daniels Midland Co. has disclosed that it will offer between 7,000 and 7,500 former employees who are eligible for but not yet receiving monthly pension benefits the opportunity to convert their future annuities to a lump-sum benefit.
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Chicago Car Wash Workers Report Getting Less Than Minimum Wage: Report

September 21, 2012
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Three quarters of respondents to a recent survey said they earned below the minimum wage of $8.25 per hour, and less than 2 percent were paid the legal rate for overtime. The average pay was $6.59 per hour, and around 80 percent reported working more than 40 hours in the week prior to being surveyed.
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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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The 47 Percent and You

September 18, 2012
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Romney's recent remarks reflect a version of the deal that is outdated and doomed.
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What's the Best Method for Assessing Sales Incentives?

September 5, 2012
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How do we figure out the return on investment of our employee rewards and recognition programs, particularly those for salespeople? —Not Getting It, learning and development manager, Pasay City, Philippines
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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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