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Behind the indicators: Job quality vs. job quantity

Aug 18, 2014
Many indicators regarding job quality are improving slowly — or not at all.
Posted In: part-time jobs, employees, The Fed
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Starbucks brews changes to its scheduling algorithm

Aug 15, 2014
Starbucks isn't the only company that uses workers when, and only when, it needs them.
Posted In: starbucks, algorithms, employees, low wages

The lowdown on employee discounts

Jul 2, 2014
What if everything in your favorite store was 30 percent off, every single day?
Posted In: discount, employees

Office disputes get a new referee

Sep 23, 2013
When whistleblowers go to the media or lawyers, the results can be disastrous for an organization. These days, more and more corporations are turning to organizational ombudsmen to stop problems before things escalate.
Posted In: workplace culture, employees, workplace

What do employers really want from college grads?

Mar 1, 2013
Marketplace teamed up with The Chronicle of Higher Education to ask employers what they look for in job candidates
Posted In: employees, job seekers

Is the 15-hour work week closer than we think?

Oct 19, 2012
John Quiggin takes a look at why the 15-hour work week predicted by economist John Maynard Keynes hasn't come to pass -- yet.
Posted In: working, employees, keynes

More overtime hours, less overtime pay?

Jul 12, 2012
Federal lawsuits over wage and hour violations are up since the start of the recession.
Posted In: overtime, employees

Respecting employees can boost bottom line

Jul 2, 2012
Commentator Teresa Amabile says overbearing supervisors can sap worker creativity.
Posted In: Work, employees, employers, working conditions

Supreme Court enters decades-old overtime debate

Apr 16, 2012
What the high court decides in the class action lawsuit against drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline may change overtime rules for all U.S. employers.
Posted In: overtime, employees

AT&T faces worker walkout

Apr 6, 2012
Some 40,000 AT&T workers could strike this weekend if contract negotiations fail.
Posted In: AT&T, strike, employees

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