Workers: The New Generation Is Not So Bad

Young workers get badmouthed a lot by their elders. They’re accused of being lazy, non-committal and in need of constant praise. Now, if only those elders could figure out how to use social media effectively…

Yes, there are differences between generations, and those differences have an impact on…

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Sloppy Workers Unite!

America’s financial bosses cite a lack of attention to detail or sloppy work as the most annoying behavior by coworkers, according to a new survey by staffing firm Accountemps.

These chief financial officers (CFOs) were interviewed recently to find out what bugged them.

For 28 percent of respondents, gossiping…

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The History of the Minimum Wage

The U.S. did not always have a minimum wage. During times of recession, and in areas beset by high unemployment, workers earned what they could.

Business leaders felt that things were as they should be: there was a market for labor, and workers earned the market rate.

Henry Ford…

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The American Postal Workers Union Wins a Fight

A union representing U.S. postal union has won a major battle in its war to keep the U.S. Postal Service from becoming more privatized.

Recently, The U.S. Postal Service, under pressure from the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, ended a deal it had with office supply…

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Workers In These Jobs Will See Big Wage Gains in 2017

Base compensation in the technology and creative fields is expected to increase 3.8 percent and 3.6 percent, respectively, according to a new report from staffing specialists Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group.

However, some jobs within these fields will see even bigger pay increases.

The companies’ 2017…

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