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Bare-Naked Layoffs

March 13, 2009
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Controversial Florida HR Outsourcing Deal Gets Boost

March 11, 2009
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The negotiations come after a report from the watchdog arm of the Florida Legislature called for the state to extend the nine-year, $350 million deal.
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Cat’s Nine Lives?

March 6, 2009
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Technology Forcing Firms To Shed More Light On Layoffs

February 5, 2009
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One of the first things Zappos.com chief executive Tony Hsieh did when he laid off 125 people late last year was Twitter about it. He also posted a blog item explaining why the Henderson, Nevada-based Internet retailer was cutting about 8 percent of its workforce.
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Many States Running Low on Unemployment Benefits

February 2, 2009
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The financial squeeze amounts to a flaw in the jobless benefits system, which critics also fault for stingy benefits and outdated eligibility rules.
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Unemployment Benefits in Retreat Mode

February 2, 2009
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The U.S. has been one of the least-generous developed countries for unemployment benefits, according to a 2007 report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
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The Countrys Outdated Unemployment Insurance System Gets a MakeoverMaybe

February 2, 2009
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Changes to unemployment insurance can’t come too soon for observers who say the nation’s safety net is fraying. While legions of Americans lose their jobs and the economy suffers, critics say the jobless benefits program has big problems, including inadequate funding, skimpy payments and outdated eligibility requirements.
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A Window Into Dreary Workplaces

January 12, 2009
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