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2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
However, the state has regained less than 55 percent of the jobs lost from March 2008 to February 2010 during the recession, economists said.
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2 hrs ago | West Australian
European lawmakers on Thursday eased the way for cartel victims to claim compensation from companies under new rules that also shield price-fixing whistleblowers from being the main target of million-euro lawsuits.
2 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Initial applications for unemployment benefits are trending near pre-recession lows.
6 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise
A meeting at a Corona restaurant gave Rep. Ken Calvert a chance to talk about his bill to curb frivolous lawsuits against businesses stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act.
10 hrs ago | Small Business Trends
Dealing with the ebb and flow of workloads can be challenging for small businesses.
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins said Wednesday she would support legislation that helps educate women about their right to equal pay, but lawyers - male or female - would be the only ones helped by a bill that died in the Senate.
President Obama spoke about the economy at a GE gas engine plant in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Thursday and outlined his four-step plan for restoring opportunity; creating new jobs; and training Americans with the skills to fill those jobs.
The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who subsequently are fired from their jobs.
It appears that the second greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing lots of Americans that they had a free-market health care system prior to ObamaCare.
We have written a few times about the EEOC's closer inspection of background checks and the use of criminal records in employment decisions because of their potential adverse impact on classes of applicants.
Whistleblowers are an important part of the IRS tax compliance program, and can receive substantial awards if the IRS uses their information.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced an agreement with the city of Dubuque, Iowa , that effectively settles allegations that the city discriminated against African Americans applying for the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
Famed financial adviser Donald Gene DeWaay Jr. has reached a settlement with the Labor Department to pay $341,487 to 68 retirement plans following federal investigations into some of his firm's sales.
During her trial, the only time the public heard from Chelsea Manning was when she made statements in court.
On April 8, Southern W.Va. Community and Techncial, Unilin NA LLC, Robert C. Byrd Institute and the U.S. Department of Labor/Office of Apprenticeship ... On Tuesday, April 8, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College announced a new agreement with Unilin NA LLC, Robert C. Byrd Institute and the U.S. Department of Labor/Office of ... (more)
Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place; 2. Chiefly biblical.