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Want A Job Down South? Sorry, Not Jewish Enough

Want A Job Down South? Sorry, Not Jewish Enough

Study looks at employment discrimination by religion

A recent study suggests that in the South, the most religious part of the US, there is discrimination against religious job applicants except Jews. Read More »

A Conversation with Robert Reich: First Job, Personality Drug, Job Training

A Conversation with Robert Reich: First Job, Personality Drug, Job Training

What it was like to work for Robert Kennedy

Career lessons from Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor. Read More »

What I Learned About Career From My Stay-at-Home Mom

What I Learned About Career From My Stay-at-Home Mom

Celebrating the moms who influenced us

Career lessons don't always need to be learned from 'career' women. As a stay at home mom, my mother was able to greatly influence my understanding of work. Read More »

How to Survive 3 Layoffs in 2 Years & Still Get a Job Quickly

How to Survive 3 Layoffs in 2 Years & Still Get a Job Quickly

From unemployed to popping champagne - jobseeker success story

What do you do when you get laid-off 2X in 6 months? You seek career advice to help you build a gameplan to change your job search strategy and career path. Read More »

The New Face Of The Union Movement: Female, Minority -- And Poorly Paid

The New Face Of The Union Movement: Female, Minority -- And Poorly Paid

For much of the 20th century, America's unions were known for their fierce and relentless advocacy of manufacturing workers -- mostly men, working relatively high-paying, blue-collar jobs at steel mills and auto plants. But as the U.S. has moved from a manufacturing economy to a service-based one, the face of... Read More »

Unions' Secret Strategy To Win Back Workers

Unions' Secret Strategy To Win Back Workers

On Black Friday this year, workers in 1,000 Walmart stores in 46 states made history of sorts, becoming the first time Walmart workers had an organized strike. Six days after, workers at fast food outlets in New York City organized their own walk outs, marking what some experts said was the first... Read More »

Do Right-To-Work Laws Actually Help Workers -- Or Management?

Do Right-To-Work Laws Actually Help Workers -- Or Management?

It should come as no surprise that activists on the left are pushing for unions to adopt new strategies to broaden their appeal -- and clout. After all, the number of Americans who are part of an organized union has dropped from a third of the country's workers in the 1950s to only about a tenth last year. Read More »

Michigan Teachers Join Union Protests, Thousands of Students Forced To Miss School

Michigan Teachers Join Union Protests, Thousands of Students Forced To Miss School

Thousands of Michigan teachers skipped school Tuesday to protest new right-to-work laws that were signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. About 12,500 attended the protest and three were arrested according to the Detroit Free Press. Read More »

Menard To Fly In Workers To Staff North Dakota Store

Menard To Fly In Workers To Staff North Dakota Store

By James MacPherson BISMARCK, N.D. -- Home improvement retailer Menard Inc. says that it will hire workers from its home base in Wisconsin and fly them to North Dakota to staff a store in Minot, which is near the state's booming oil patch, a region that has more jobs than takers. The company said in a... Read More »

Anthony Harper, NYC Firefighter, Says He Was Mistreated Because He's Vegetarian

Anthony Harper, NYC Firefighter, Says He Was Mistreated Because He's Vegetarian

Employees have been victims of all kinds of discrimination -- sex, race, religion, age, weight. But a New York City firefighter, Anthony Harper, is alleging that he was ostracized by his co-workers because of his diet: He's a vegetarian. Read More »

Tara Tan, Standard Hotel Manager, Denied Maternity Leave, Gives Birth At Work, Lawsuit Claims

Tara Tan, Standard Hotel Manager, Denied Maternity Leave, Gives Birth At Work, Lawsuit Claims

By her own account, Tara Tan was a hard worker, pulling 80 to 100 hours a week as a manager at the upscale Standard hotel in New York City's trendy Meatpacking District. But when it came time for Tan to take time off to have her second child, she was denied maternity leave and forced to give birth to her... Read More »

Will Gay Marriage Change The American Workplace?

Will Gay Marriage Change The American Workplace?

One of the most striking results of Election 2012 was that gay marriage initiatives were passed by popular vote in three states (Maine, Maryland and Washington). Read More »

Janitor Michael J. Webb's Secret Life As Bank Robber Ended With Bullets, Police Say

Janitor Michael J. Webb's Secret Life As Bank Robber Ended With Bullets, Police Say

Your co-workers may not always be what they seem. Take, for instance, the experience of the staff at an LA Fitness in Deerfield Beach, Fla., who viewed head janitor Michael J. Webb as the gym's "indispensable man, the go-to Mr. Fix-it," according to reporting by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. "He was like an... Read More »

4 Challenges Facing Disabled Veterans And How To Overcome Them

4 Challenges Facing Disabled Veterans And How To Overcome Them

As two wars draw to a close, the roughly 1.6 million veterans who have fought for America and survived will soon find themselves in the most civilian of activities -- looking for a job. For those who have already come home from the two wars, their search comes in a terrible economy. Although their... Read More »

Study: Workplaces Increasingly Segregated, Dominated By White Men

Study: Workplaces Increasingly Segregated, Dominated By White Men

Nearly 50 years ago the U.S. passed the Civil Rights Act, outlawing segregation and banning gender and race discrimination, and in so doing, it remade the country forever. But on the score of creating a more equal and integrated workplace, how has the country actually fared? How much has really changed? Not... Read More »

Monterey County Fraud Unit Workers Claim Mold In The Office Made Them Sick

Monterey County Fraud Unit Workers Claim Mold In The Office Made Them Sick

Update: This story was updated on Oct. 8 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. In recent years, there has been a steady stream of lawsuits from workers -- many of them successful -- claiming that mold made them seriously ill. Read More »

Presidential Debate Scorecard: Who Told The Truth, Who Didn't

Presidential Debate Scorecard: Who Told The Truth, Who Didn't

When you pit two graduates of Harvard Law School against each other in a debate, it should come as little shock when the end result is a night dominated by stats. And that's what the first 2012 presidential debate between Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney was -- high on policy. Read More »

5 Tough Questions For The Presidential Candidates

5 Tough Questions For The Presidential Candidates

Every four years at this time the major candidates for president face off to discuss, argue and debate the nation's problems. The first of the 2012 presidential debates is Wednesday night, and President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, each want to be seen as... Read More »

How To Get Americans Back To Work: Advice For The President

How To Get Americans Back To Work: Advice For The President

As the 2012 presidential election enters the home stretch, there seems to be little doubt that jobs and the economy will dominate not only the presidential debates but also the national conversation. Just what should the next president do to get the national unemployment rate to below 8 percent, where it... Read More »

High School Teacher Allegedly Posted Sexual Photos Of Students On Reddit's CreepShots

High School Teacher Allegedly Posted Sexual Photos Of Students On Reddit's CreepShots

All offices share a few rules: You shouldn't make racist or sexist remarks, even if you privately espouse such views. You can have arguments, but getting physical is not OK. And you never covertly take sexual photos of people at work, much less post them on the Internet. Read More »

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