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"Workers Are At The Mercy Of Markets": The Great Recession Shifted Bargaining Power To Employers

The questions hanging over Labor Day 2014 are whether and when the United States gets a pay raise. Ever since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the job market has been in a state of heartbreaking weakness. 766 more words


Here Are the Crucial Job Skills Employers Are Really Looking For

Labor Day offers an opportunity for politicians and economists to offer their two cents on the state of labor. It’s a good bet that some of that commentary will focus on the so-called “skills gap” — the notion that millions of jobs in highly technical fields remain unfilled while millions of Americans without those skills remain unemployed. 880 more words

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A Briefing on California Workers Compensation That Employers Should Know

Like any insurance, workers compensation entails a premium. The cost of workers compensation will depend on a number of factors. Among the factors are the industry classification of employers, their payroll, their history (if any) of work-related injuries, and any special underwriting adjustments. 72 more words

Career Apps of the Month – August 2014

Improve your employability anywhere, anytime thanks to the following featured apps! Inexpensive and easy to use, these apps make for some of the smartest downloads on your smartphone – and your career. 216 more words


The Millennial Curse

I hate being a millennial. I hate having been branded as a millennial. And I hate other millennials.

Three insufferable beliefs of the typical millennial: 454 more words

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What to do: To help keep Temporary Workers Safe

OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have put new Recommended Practices in place to protect temporary workers in the workplace. 293 more words


Police Arrest Driver who escaped with His employer’s N6.5m vehicle


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“26 year old Kingsley Nwabueze (pictured above) has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Criminal Investigative Department for stealing and absconding with his boss’s Infinity FX 35 SUV valued at N6.5 million, less than three months after he was employed. 196 more words