THE NEW FORTY Try a different sign...
Of all the jobs I could not do, sign holding during construction season is one of them. I do not think I could stand in the same place all day without some level of engagement with other folks. Even i... Posted on 6/18/13 at 9:11 PM
HEALTHBEAT Change fatigue in health care
The patient was at the hospital for a straightforward same-day surgery but the admission process fell far short of efficient. She was directed hither and yon - first to the registration desk, then to ... Posted on 5/9/13 at 2:39 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Dayton expects contract to go down
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said he expects Republican legislators to reject a state worker contract his administration negotiated.
The political grandstanding from the top row of the bleaches will a... Posted on 8/18/12 at 3:22 AM
Giving blue jeans a distressed or lived-in look is quite popular, but the mechanical process of blasting sand on denim "contaminates the air workers breathe and can lead to an incurable lung disease called silicosis," Target said on its corporate blog.
Our generation has no idea of the hardship our forefathers had to endure to get laws passed so that workers have rights. Hourly wage workers will continue to have their rights eroded unless they get involved.
William Eldredge hasn't fought a fire in about seven years because of diminished eyesight. He said the city tried to transfer him into a lower-paying job with lighter duties, and also tried to fire him because of the disability.
3M Co. agreed to pay up to $12 million to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed in 2004 with as many as 7,000 current and former Minnesota workers. Much of the settlement, if approved, will go to attorneys.
Also, they knew what unions are — people. People, who work hard and come together to improve their workplaces, improve their lives, strengthen their communities and have a real voice for social and economic justice in public policy.
The drop in workers' happiness can be partly blamed on the worst recession since the 1930s, which made it difficult for some people to find challenging and suitable jobs. But worker dissatisfaction has been on the rise for more than two decades.
North Dakota deer hunters are reminded that deer-head collection barrels will be removed from collection sites today. After that, hunters who would still like to submit deer heads for chronic wasting disease and bovine tuberculosis testing must take the head to a Game and Fish Department district office before Nov. 30.
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