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Steelers Not Liable for Attorney Fees in Player's Workers' Comp Case

April 24, 2012
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Chidi Iwuoma played for the Steelers at various points between 2002 and 2007, with a few short stints with other National Football League teams during that time. Iwuoma was cut from the Steelers in 2007.
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Great Expectations: Survey Finds New Grads Have High Hopes on First Job

April 19, 2012
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Despite spending most of their college years at the depths of the Great Recession, new graduates have high expectations of their earning power. About 40 percent said they expect a starting salary of $50,000 to $75,000 for their first job out of college.
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Woman Injured Having Sex During Work Trip Can Collect Workers' Comp

April 19, 2012
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Her workers' comp claim for facial and psychological injuries initially was rejected, the reports state. But her attorney argued that sex is an ordinary life activity, similar to showering in a motel room.
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Aon CEO Greg Case Took Home $12 Million in 2011

April 18, 2012
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The company's board said Case was being rewarded for the financial performance of the commercial insurance brokerage and corporate consultant.
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Shareholders Rise Up and Reject City Pay Practices

April 17, 2012
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Under the Dodd-Frank reform law, large companies are required let their shareholders vote on compensation matters in elections known as say-on-pay.
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Insurance Firm CEO Turns Down Year-End Bonus

April 6, 2012
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Hartford's Liam McGee had come under fire this year from the president of hedge fund manager Paulson & Co. and Hartford's largest single stockholder, who urged Hartford to break up the company in order to boost shareholder value.
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Lawsuits Put the Spotlight on Hiring of Interns

April 3, 2012
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High-profile media outlets are targeted by class-action lawsuits as questions of pay and hours draw attention.
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Companies Can't Win with ‘Air in the Chair'

March 27, 2012
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In today's fast-paced, challenging world, if you're not doing everything possible to avoid having air in your chairs, then you are ceding the game to your competitors rather than having people who can help your organization grow, thrive and head off disasters.
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Coca-Cola Unit Sued for Alleged Racial Discrimination

March 20, 2012
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The lawsuit charges that the 16 plaintiffs 'have suffered from the worst of its ills in terms of biased work assignments and allotment of hours, unfair discipline and retaliation, and a caustic work environment.'
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Obese Workers' Body Mass Data Aids Treatment

March 15, 2012
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Despite the fact that one in three U.S. adults is obese, claims adjusters often do not ask claimants about their height and weight during the initial intake process of a workers' comp claim, employers and consultants say.
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