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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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The mechanical time clock is itself clocking out

Nov 29, 2019
Employees all across America once punched into work with Lathem time clocks. The company is now moving with the times.
The break room at Lathem Time's headquarters features most of its current lineup, from mechanical time clocks to biometric fingerprint readers.
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Midland, Texas, had fastest growth in pay last year

Nov 20, 2019
It outperformed San Francisco, New York City and Los Angeles.
An oil boom in the Permian Basin has attracted a lot of workers. Above, an oil drill is viewed near a construction site for homes and office buildings in 2015 in Midland, Texas.
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New Belgium sale brings end to employee ownership for craft beer maker

Nov 20, 2019
Only about 6,000 companies in the United States are owned by their workers.
A customer takes a sip of a craft beer n Santa Rosa, California.
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Holiday hiring is up despite economic uncertainties

Nov 15, 2019
But striking the right balance to meet demand is tricky this year.
Companies are offering higher wages, deeper merchandise discounts and more perks to attract seasonal workers.
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More and more workers are taking advantage of informal activism

Nov 8, 2019
What's happening at WeWork is the latest example of informal organizing by workers.
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