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How Do You Work Best?

Great Work Cultures | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

When do you work best? Is it between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.? Or do you perhaps have the clearest head at 7 a.m. and trouble focusing in the afternoon? Is it only on Monday through Friday? Or do you sometimes struggle to think straight on Mondays, but have great ideas on Saturdays?

Dave Jamieson

Low-Wage Work Getting Lower And Lower

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Workers in low-wage industries have lost a greater share of their inflation-adjusted income during the economic recovery than better-pai...

4 Reasons Why Multiple Gigs Are Better Than One

Lynn Dixon | Posted 06.12.2013 | Small Business
Lynn Dixon

Though having multiple gigs may not seem like the norm, the truth is, they may be able to help people lead more fulfilling careers and combat unemployment because there are more options.

Raising the Minimum Wage Is Good for Business (But the Corporate Lobby Doesn't Think So)

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Increasing the minimum wage to $9 an hour and tying it to the cost of living will not, on its own, lift the country out of its economic doldrums. But it will definitely lift millions of Americans out of poverty, stimulate the economy, and create new jobs. It is the right thing to do both morally and economically.

The Lie Most Workers Tell

The Huffington Post | Janean Chun | Posted 10.22.2012 | Small Business

That employee who talks about tirelessly working 60 hours a week could be a great team player -- or a self-promotional liar. People overestimate th...

Honoring Labor Day By Rooting Out Wage Theft

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Eric T. Schneiderman

In this time of deep political divisions, there should be nothing controversial about the notion that working people who do their jobs should be paid for their work.

How We Have Failed Working Families, And What We Can Do About It

Donna Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Klein

There is an imbalance that exists for working families that allows people to fulfill their roles as employees, but not as parents. And this is particularly true for hourly employees.