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Archive: October, 2010

Two out of five lack sick pay, study says

Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 12:15 PM
Two out of five working Philadelphians have no sick pay, according to a study conducted by the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy, a research institute that, as it says, provides "ideas that fuel the progressive movement." They will present their study at Philadelphia's City Hall at 1... Read more

Patching into the future

Monday, October 4, 2010, 4:40 AM
As I write this, I am sitting at my desk in the Inquirer newsroom where I earn a decent living as a newspaper reporter, the work I love for a newspaper that I also love. Over the years, I've earned enough money to buy a home, raise a family and send my sons to college. I've had health insurance, sick... Read more
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Jobbing covers the workplace – employment, unemployment, management, unions, legal issues, labor economics, benefits, work-life balance, workforce development, trends and profiles.

Jane M. Von Bergen writes about workplace issues for the Inquirer.

Married to a photographer she met at her college newspaper, Von Bergen has been a reporter since fourth grade, covering education, government, retailing, courts, marketing and business. “I love the specific detail that tells the story,” she says.

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