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Obama's Advance Team Should Be Fired

David Morris | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
David Morris

The Obamas are proving singularly inept at choosing appropriate venues to highlight their initiatives.

10 Signs You're Being Raised By A Nurse

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Shelly Lopez Gray

You have to be bleeding to death or unconscious to go to the emergency room. When my dad started complaining of chest pain in the middle of the night and said he wanted to go to the ER, my mom warned him that it better not be his gallbladder.

If You Hate Your Job, Here's How to Make It Better

Steve Rhode | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

But if you hate your job, maybe the reason you think your boss isn't meeting your expectations of what your job should be is because you don't understand the concept of what a job really is. To turn things around and start loving your job, maybe these life experience tips will help:

The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Because Getting Pregnant in MA Shouldn't Mean Losing Your Job

MotherWoman | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
MotherWoman

The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), will be introduced into the House and the Senate on Wednesday, by Senator Lovely, Rep. Story and Rep. Rogers, to combat discrimination by ensuring that pregnant workers are not forced out of their jobs unnecessarily, or denied reasonable job modifications that would allow them to continue working and supporting their families.

Improving the Lives of Farm Workers in Mexico: A Shared Responsibility

Fair Trade USA | Posted 02.21.2015 | Impact
Fair Trade USA

There are still many challenges, but a lot has changed already -- just in the last 10 years child labor has become almost unheard of on many of the bigger export farms, and more groups are now complying with Mexican labor laws. But of course, more can be done.

You've Changed! Why Didn't They Notice?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

You have to be consistent in how you present yourself -- to the point where you don't mind being "guilty of repeating yourself." If you abandon the consistency, people will get confused and the perception you are trying to change will get muddied by conflicting evidence that you are just the same as you were.

A New Day, A New Danger: Temp Workers Face Safety Hazards at Work

Michelle Chen | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Rosa Ramirez, a 49-year-old Mexican immigrant and mother in Illinois, knew something was odd about the plastics factory where her temporary-labor agen...

Huge Cactus Falls On City Employee

AP | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

YUMA, Ariz. -- A Yuma, Ariz., city worker is in intensive care after a 16-foot-tall saguaro cactus fell on him and pinned him to the ground. City off...

Blocking Labor Department Wage Rule Condemns Young Americans to Unemployment

Ross Eisenbrey | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business
Ross Eisenbrey

It is time for Congress to permit a true test of the labor market, a real opportunity for more U.S. workers to hear about and consider taking seafood-processing jobs like crab picking.

The Superbowl Is Over -- Now The Real Combat Begins

David Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Morris

For thousands of workers and millions of fans, the NFL game that really counts isn't Packers v. Steelers. It's Workers v. Bosses.

GOP Calls Unemployed Workers "Lazy"

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

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Worker Status Checks To Start

Wall Street Journal | CAM SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Agencies across the federal government on Tuesday will start ordering contractors to use an electronic system to verify whether their employees are el...

Babu's Story: A Child Worker In The Shipyards Of Bangladesh

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

For many of the children here, the idea that they shouldn't work is an entirely foreign concept. Despite laws in Bangladesh restricting child labor, the reality is starkly different.

Getting to Work

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Bonifer

Throughout the campaign, this idea of getting down to work told us what kind of person we'd be getting as President.