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People@Work: The Sorry State of America’s Wage Earners

Everyone knows that the typical American household has been running in place or falling behind financially, thanks to stagnant wages and rising prices. But a new study from the the Economic Policy Institute shows that the proble…

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People@Work: Collective-Bargaining Rights Are at Stake in Wisconsin

Since the 1930s, when the National Labor Relations Board was established, no state has ever sought to prohibit workers from organizing. But in Wisconsin, collective-bargaining rights are under “assault,” in President Obama’s wor…

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People@Work: The Tough Job of Getting Disabled Veterans Back to Work

Veterans with disabilities have a staggering 41% unemployment rate. That’s especially true for veterans who return from Iraq and Afghanistan with two signature disabilities: post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain inj…

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People@Work: Winter’s Blasts Affect Not Only Hiring but Output, Too

It’s hard to fathom that something as mundane as weather could affect employment statistics. But it clearly does. And it also has big impact on how much work actually gets done. And beyond the snows of winter, there’s distractio…

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