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Archive: January, 2012

Facing a firing over Facebook

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 10:54 AM
When an employee badmouths her company on Facebook, is it grounds for dismissal? It depends, is the answer from the National Labor Relations Board. The cases detailed by the NLRB make fascinating reading. Here's the NLRB press release web site. Some highlights: To help provide further guidance,... Read more

Challenged job system must help the hard-to-market

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 4:28 PM
The problems with Philadelphia's workforce system, designed to find jobs for the unemployed, go well beyond the system's tangled and confusing organizational chart described in a report by Pew Charitable Trust's Philadelphia Research Initiative released Wednesday. "The city suffers from a talent mismatch... Read more
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