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Lowe's outsources thousands of jobs to third-party contractors

Aug 5, 2019
The hardware retailer announced thousands of layoffs this week, but the jobs aren't going away
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States expand bans on asking job applicants for salary history

Aug 1, 2019
The question can perpetuate long-standing pay disparities among women and racial and ethnic groups.
A job seeker fills out an application at a career fair in midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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Why unlimited vacation isn't all it seems

Jul 31, 2019
Research finds employees with unlimited vacation actually take less time off.
Palm trees are silhouetted before the sunset sky at Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Real diversity or "racial outsourcing"?

Jul 24, 2019
Are companies putting an undue burden on black employees to reach "diversity"?
Employers need to support and advance people of color as well as hire them, says Arthur Woods of Mathison.
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Burnt out millennials turn to binge-streaming TV

Jul 23, 2019
In order to relieve stress, young people turn to streaming media more than exercise, sleep, drinking or drugs.
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Reflecting, rebranding ... but can HR repair its reputation?

Jul 17, 2019
At the annual conference of the Society for Human Resource Management, concerned HR executives reviewed practices and traded ideas.
Delegates mingle at the 2019 SHRM annual conference.
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High stakes in automaker labor negotiations

Jul 15, 2019
The Big Three have a profitable decade behind them. But from changing consumer tastes to the advent of the autonomous car, threats loom on the horizon.
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American workers can suffer vacation guilt ... if they take vacations at all

Jul 12, 2019
Many vacation days are left untaken or spent tethered to devices.
Fewer than half of U.S. workers use their vacation days, a U.S. Travel Association survey says. Above, tourists sunbathe on the Magaluf beach in Mallorca.
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