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Recreational pot is legal in 11 states, but laws protecting job seekers are still rare

Jan 2, 2020
Things are changing in Nevada, where a new law restricts employer drug tests.
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Decade in workplace culture defined by uneven recovery

Jan 1, 2020
The longest economic expansion brought confidence for some, insecurity for others.
Google employees stage a walkout on Nov. 1, 2018, in New York, over sexual harassment.
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Will the 2020s bring an end to the era of open offices?

Dec 31, 2019
Blamed for everything from decreased productivity to increased flu cases, the majority of workers hate them, a survey says.
Collaboration or constant distraction? Google employees work in an open office in Berlin in January.
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It's "bring your flu to work" season

Dec 25, 2019
In a new survey 90% of professionals said they do it.
'Tis the season.
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Online shopping deliveries overloading office mail rooms

Dec 23, 2019
Some employers have banned personal packages.
How to protect your packages from porch pirates? Get them delivered to your office.
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Getting holiday shopping done at work can boost productivity ... maybe

Dec 18, 2019
It can save time and clear your mind ... or send you down an e-commerce rabbit hole.
Do you shop online while at the office?
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Uber gives California drivers more control over which rides they accept

Dec 16, 2019
As Uber prepares to prove its California drivers are independent contractors, it says it's giving them more independence.
Uber drivers in California will be able to see where they're taking a passenger before accepting a ride.
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Deal offers paid leave for federal workers, but only new parents

Dec 11, 2019
Although it leaves out the majority of workers, the policy change is seen by many as a step in the right direction.
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When it pays to smoke with the boss

Dec 9, 2019
Male smokers who work for other male smokers get promoted faster, according to new research.
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E-commerce continues to change the nature of seasonal work

Dec 2, 2019
There are fewer seasonal retail jobs, but hiring in warehousing and transportation have picked up the slack.
A woman works at a distribution station at an Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island in February 2019.
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