By Lynn Herman On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Eat Breakfast for Improved Performance at Work

Most of us know that we need to begin our day with breakfast, but a large number of adults and children still skip eating the most important meal of the day. A recent food market research study conducted by The More...

Medical and Law
By Lynn Herman On Monday, January 20th, 2014

EEOC Files Class Genetic Information Discrimination Suit Against Corning Rehab Center

Founders Pavilion Violated Federal Law by Asking for Genetic Information From Applicants and Employees, Federal Agency Charges NEW YORK – The Founders Pavilion, Inc., a Corning, N.Y., nursing and rehabilitation More...

By Lynn Herman On Monday, May 20th, 2013

The President Talks About How to Build a Rising, Thriving Middle Class

WASHINGTON, DC—In this week’s address, President Obama talked about his belief that a rising, thriving middle class is the true engine of economic growth, and that to reignite that engine and continue to build More...

By Lynn Herman On Monday, May 20th, 2013

While Millions Remain Jobless, Labor Shortages Threaten to Derail Economy

Challenger Job Market Analysis, by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.   CHICAGO – Rising quit rates and fewer job seekers vying for open positions could signal a return to the types of More...

By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Telecommuting Could Save Employees and Employers Time, Money, Grief

By Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Solution Needed For Monster Commutes CHICAGO, February 7, 2013 - With a new report detailing the growing cost of daily commuting to and from work, one workplace authority More...

Help Wanted
By Lynn Herman On Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Improving U.S. Job Market in the wake of President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, offering hope of an improving job market. The Labor Department reported Thursday that initial jobless claims fell 27,000 to More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Job Cuts Drop to Second Lowest Total of 2012

32,556 December CUTS down 43% from November; annual total lowest since 1997 By Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. CHICAGO, January 3, 2013 – After three consecutive months of  increased layoff activity, the More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, November 15th, 2012

In Bold New Move, Retailers Push Black Friday into Thursday

By Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. CHICAGO, November 15, 2012 – Facing increased competition from online retailers, a growing number of brick-and-mortar stores, including Target, Sears and Walmart, have More...

Pay Day
By Lynn Herman On Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Fair Labor Standards Act Advisory for Daylight Savings Time

Is your boss obligated to pay you for the hour lost due to Daylight Savings Time? For instance, if you worked on Sunday, and, because of Daylight Saving Time, your boss only wants to pay you for 8 hours instead More...

Need a Job
By Lynn Herman On Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Employers Add More Jobs than Expected

More people entered the labor force in October, as hiring ticked up, giving the Obama campaign some relief as the election draws closer. Employers added 171,000 people to their payrolls in October, reported the More...

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