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Take Your Kids to Work? Not This Year, New York Says

March 16, 2012
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For the past 20 years, the fourth Thursday in April has been an unofficial day for students to get a taste of the professional world from parents, grandparents and other adults. But this year, education officials have been unable to find another time to schedule a statewide math exam for those grades, a department spokesman said. The same scheduling conflict exists next year, too.
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Bloomberg Outlines Ambitious 2012 Agenda

January 12, 2012
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will push for a minimum-wage increase, a $20,000 salary hike for top teachers and the firing of lousy educators from failing schools.
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Small Businesses Face Closure in Workers' Comp Scandal

December 9, 2011
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An attempt to lower premiums for workers' compensation insurance went horribly wrong. Next week a state agency will attempt to start collecting hundreds of millions of dollars from the businesses who took part.
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NYC's Most Powerful Women: How They Did It

September 19, 2011
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The best career decisions sometimes come from ignoring the worst advice, several of New York City's top women executives said at a Crain's New York Business luncheon Sept. 19.
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Optimas Award Winner for Innovation

September 7, 2011
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The day care provider meets increased demand and tougher accreditation standards with online training that helps workers better serve families.
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Discovery Communications Optimas Award Winner for Financial Impact

September 7, 2011
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The media company sees $5 million in savings as it provides a wealth of free health services to employees via a comprehensive work-site medical clinic.
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ArcelorMittal Optimas Award Winner for Global Outlook

September 7, 2011
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The steel giant makes learning english a priority among its workforce. that’s a tall order for a company with 310,000 employees in 60 nations.
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Sun Healthcare Group Optimas Award Winner for Vision

September 7, 2011
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The company tackles its perennial turnover troubles by offering employees the developmental tools they need to advance their careers.
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GM Service Technical College Optimas Award Winner for Financial Impact

September 7, 2011
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The automaker’s collaboration with Raytheon has cut costs and brought valuable training to more of its dealership service technicians.
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A Workers' Comp Scandal

February 16, 2011
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In a lawsuit, New York alleges that Compensation Risk Managers executives enticed new business to maximize their management fees even at the expense of the trusts they were hired to safeguard, and maintained shadowy corporate structures that went unnoticed by the state workers’ compensation board charged with regulating a booming industry.
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