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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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American Airlines employees hurt by bankruptcy

Mar 8, 2012
American Airlines floated the idea of eliminating pension programs for workers to help its financial situation. But now the airline is backing away from that idea.
Posted In: American Airlines, pensions, employees
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The hidden side of keeping employee morale high

Feb 22, 2012
Freakonomics Radio takes a look at alternative indicators of office morale, and the unintended consequences when companies try to keep employees happy.
Posted In: employees, office behavior, morale
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The average work week may not be so average

Jan 6, 2012
The government today is revealing how many hours people work on average each week. People say they're working harder, but productivity has a breaking point.
Posted In: productivity, employers, employees

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