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Wal-Mart draws criticism for its new dress code

Sep 12, 2014
The retailer's employees complain about the cost of new clothes.
Posted In: Walmart, dress code, employees, minimum wage
Affordable Care Act

How the ACA has affected employer-based coverage

Sep 10, 2014
Nearly the same number of employers are offering coverage; nearly the same number of workers are enrolling.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health insurance, employees
Janet Yellen

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
starbucks

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

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