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Researcher Claims Homophobic Harassment at Pharma Company

Researcher Claims Homophobic Harassment at Pharma Company

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 2
A research scientist who left pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Co. in September says he quit after more than a decade of employment there because of harassment directed at him because he is gay.

Prices Rise as the Minimum Wage Increases in Several States

Prices Rise as the Minimum Wage Increases in Several States

By David A. Lieb | Dec 31
At Granny Shaffer's restaurant in Joplin, Missouri, owner Mike Wiggins is reprinting the menus to reflect the 5, 10 or 20 cents added to each item.

Health Care is Where the Jobs Are, But What Kind of Jobs?

Health Care is Where the Jobs Are, But What Kind of Jobs?

By Rachel Bluth | Dec 29
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, which tallies job creation, says that for most of this year the health sector outpaced the retail industry. But what kinds of jobs?

Male Disney Cruise Worker Claims Harassment by Female Boss

Male Disney Cruise Worker Claims Harassment by Female Boss

By Mike Schneider | Dec 27
A middle-aged male former labor analyst at Disney Cruise Line claims his younger female manager created a hostile work environment by bullying him about his age, bragging about sleeping with married men in the office and passing him over for promotions.

Senate Democrats See Role for Congress in Curbing Harassment

Senate Democrats See Role for Congress in Curbing Harassment

By Juliet Linderman | Dec 20
Senate Democrats said in a report Wednesday that Congress should take an active role in addressing harassment and discrimination in the American workplace, and cited fear of retaliation as the leading cause for claims going unreported.

CBS Denies Former CEO Les Moonves $120 Million Severance

CBS Denies Former CEO Les Moonves $120 Million Severance

By Alexandra Olson | Dec 18
CBS announced Monday that former CEO Les Moonves will not receive his $120 million severance package after the board of directors concluded he violated company policy and was uncooperative with an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations.

Business Owners Need to Teach Staffers About Password Safety

Business Owners Need to Teach Staffers About Password Safety

By Joyce Rosenberg | Dec 14
It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need secure passwords. But many small business owners don't take the time to educate staffers about these very basic forms of cybersecurity.

Invest in the Company or Retirement? More Owners Opt to Save

Invest in the Company or Retirement? More Owners Opt to Save

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Dec 7
Saving for retirement hasn't been a priority for many small business owners over the years. They've hoped to build their businesses, sell at a huge profit and have a comfortable retirement. But that may be changing after the Great Recession.

U of Wisconsin Head Chides Chancellor Over Porn Star Invite

U of Wisconsin Head Chides Chancellor Over Porn Star Invite

By Todd Richmond | Nov 29
The University of Wisconsin System's president reprimanded the La Crosse campus' chancellor for inviting porn star Nina Hartley to speak on campus, questioning his judgment and warning him that he may not receive a raise next month.

It Takes 4 Days of Vacation to Unwind, Survey Finds

It Takes 4 Days of Vacation to Unwind, Survey Finds

Nov 12
It takes Americans four days of vacation before they stop thinking about work, according to new research.

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