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The Widening Gap Between Company Productivity And Workers Wages 'Redolent Of Scrooge' [CHART]

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As corporate America picks up steam -- The Economist described the current profit-reporting season as "shaping up to be one of the best ever" -- when ...

Modern Medicine: Healing or Stealing?

Judith Acosta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judith Acosta

I am as certain as I can be of anything in this fallen world that my father did not go into medicine to get rich or famous; now it's a different story.

Open Letter to IRS: End Employee Misclassification Now

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

It's time for the IRS to get serious about the practice of employee misclassification, which will continue to add billions in tax losses if left unchecked.

The Ports Challenge

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
James P. Hoffa

I hate to think we've become a country that has lost the concept of public purpose, a country that allows corporations to poison the people who live nearby. But apparently they're too much for the trucking industry.

Chimp Attack Cop's PTSD Claim Denied After Shooting Animal

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A police officer who shot and killed a chimpanzee last year after it mauled a woman has been denied a claim for workers' comp...

Widow Stuck With Bill After Insurer Approved Husband's Treatment

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. Fanny Gonzalez's husband ...

McDonald's McScrews Hero Out of Money [UPDATED]

David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Weiner

A Huffington Post commenter received an email from McDonald's (reprinted here) saying that the franchise owner is now offering to pay for all medical costs if Haskett loses his appeal.

State Shortchanged Hurt Workers For 30 Years

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Oops! The state unit that handles compensation claims for injured workers has concluded that Illinois short-changed at least some beneficiaries and th...

Top 10 Most Painful Professions

abcnews.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

No matter how much you love your job, there always will be days of strain and headaches. But for some, work brings daily aches and pains that can deve...