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Disaster Dilemma: How to Pay Employees Who Missed Work
The Wall Street Journal
Posted on November 6, 2012 by Melissa Korn, Leslie Kwoh and Rachel Emma Silverman
Companies largely excused worker absences immediately after Hurricane Sandy. But as businesses return to normal, managers are grappling with how much, and how long, to pay employees who can’t make it in to work.
Employers out of reasons to resist Obamacare, experts say, though clarity is still lacking
Washington Business Journal
Posted on November 7, 2012 by by Ben Fischer
Obamacare is here to stay. Wary employers’ last plausible path to repeal — a combination…
Jobs will be the real test for Obama
The Washington Post
Posted on November 7, 2012 by Rober Samuelson
It’s still about jobs. What will determine the core success of President Obama’s second term is progress — or the lack thereof — in reducing long-term unemployment.
LinkedIn Gains Clout as Recruiting Mainstay
Posted on November 8, 2012 by Michelle V. Rafter
There is nothting LinkedIn Corp. wants more than to be the No. 1 people go if their job hunting or just considering it.
Business holding back investment, hiring over ‘fiscal cliff’ worries
Posted on November 8, 2012 by Megan Woolhouse
US business spending fell last quarter for the first time in more than a year, an indicator that businesses are increasingly worried about the future and a harbinger of additional pullbacks in investment and hiring should the outlook continue to darken.
Healing U.S. Labor Market Means Fewer Temporary Jobs
Posted on November 8, 2012 by Anna-Louise Jackson and Anthony Feld
Temporary employment is contributing less to job creation in the U.S. after buoying the labor market in the first six months of the year, a sign …