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61 headlines found matching 'workers'
Wed July 01, 2015
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(Some Serious Storage)
 
 
 
Ever wondered how Facebook manages to efficiently store the 900+ MILLION new photos of selfies, cheeseburgers, pets, co-workers, and PBJ-smeared toddlers it receives a day? Wonder no more
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Fri June 26, 2015
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Local economy hindered by restrictive religious laws. Difficulty: Not a Muslim nation. Extreme Difficulty: Not Christian, either
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(17)
 


Wed June 24, 2015
(Washington Free Beacon)
 
 
 
Audit finds some Amtrak workers claim to have worked up to 40 hours a day. It's the biggest case of time card padding since several members of Congress say they worked 40 hours a week
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(28)
 


Sat June 20, 2015
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Hershey reports lower 2Q sales, tells 300 workers to hit the highway
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(17)
 


Wed June 17, 2015
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
So, about that decisions to fire all the American workers at Disneyland and replace them with lower-paid foreigners...yeah, turns out it's not that small of a world after all
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Tue June 16, 2015
(Ars Technica)
 
 
 
The FBI is baffled by a wave of fiber optic vandalism, obviously forgetting the first and second rules of Project Mayhem
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(18)
 


Sun June 14, 2015
(Here Is The City)
 
 
 
Survey of business managers says the biggest time wasters for workers is using the cell phone and texting. As opposed to spying on employees and answering worthless surveys
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(20)
 


Sat June 06, 2015
(Sydney Morning Herald)
 
 
 
Pedo sting nets workers from Disney, Sea World, Universal, and a youth counselor who showed up to the sting thinking he was about to have sex with a 12-year-old. He arrived in a vehicle with a specialty licence plate reading: "Invest in Children"
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Fri June 05, 2015
(Lawrence Journal-World)
 
 
 
Kansas Republicans: "Paying state employees costs way too much money. We can save even more money for the Koch brothers by laying them all off"
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Thu June 04, 2015
(Wonkette)
 
 
 
Walmart workers: "Yay, we get to wear jeans to work now. If only we could afford jeans"
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Wed June 03, 2015
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Disney to IT workers: You're being laid off, but could you please stay on for a couple months to train your H-1B temporary visa replacements?
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Sun May 31, 2015
(SacBee)
 
 
 
California state legislature hires two part-time workers whose sole job is to drive lawmakers home after putting in a long night of getting thoroughly blasted on behalf of their constituents
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Sat May 30, 2015
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
"An increasing number of tech workers in Silicon Valley are in sex therapy because they are virgins"
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(52)
 


Tue May 26, 2015
(Bloomberg)
 
 
 
Japanese corporations beg their workers to take some vacation, dammit
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(78)
 


Mon May 25, 2015
(Forbes)
 
 
 
"Tucked away in the pages of a new report by the U.S. General Accounting Office is a startling statistic: 40 percent of the U.S. workforce is made up of contingent workers - that is, people who don't have what we traditionally consider secure jobs"
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Sun May 24, 2015
(Forbes)
 
 
 
"Among other things, Millennials want flexible work schedules, more 'me time' on the job and nearly non-stop feedback from managers. They also want to be No Collar Workers and wear jeans to work, not to mention open space without walled-in offices"
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(CBS Los Angeles 2)
 
 
 
News: Newspaper goes out of business without giving a heads-up to its employees. FARK: The PennySaver. Looks like Juno is stuck with that kid
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(18)
 


Sat May 23, 2015
(Lebanon Daily News)
 
 
 
McDonald's workers celebrate supervisor's 40th year at company by donning groovy 1975-vintage uniforms and paper hats, rolling back prices to 1975 levels. FAAAR OUT
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(43)
 


Thu May 21, 2015
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
DEA agents: Wait, you mean we're not allowed to have a side job running a strip club with hookers? That is some harsh shiat right there
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Wed May 20, 2015
(Slate)
 
 
 
Dear Prudence, I am obsessed with the bathroom habits of my coworkers. Should I talk to them about this?
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Tue May 19, 2015
(NPR)
 
 
 
Might want to dial back the smug a bit, white collar workers. The robots are coming for your jobs next
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
The Walmart earnings miss was caused by their workers, not Jade Helm. Really
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Sat May 16, 2015
(KHOU Houston)
 
 
 
Blue Bell sounds the death knell for hundreds of ice cream workers
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(43)
 


Thu May 14, 2015
(Omaha World Herald)
 
 
 
Nebraska lawmaker rankles colleagues by using a racial slur during a testy debate on drivers licenses for undocumented workers. Was that wrong? Should he have not said that?
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Tue May 12, 2015
(Metro)
 
 
 
Video reveals that at least one of the secret KFC's 11 herbs and spices turns out to be dirt
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(SacBee)
 
 
 
Restaurant reporter Ric Romero reveals that drug and alcohol abuse are rampant in the industry. "Restaurant workers can be a maverick bunch"
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Sun May 10, 2015
(Japan Today)
 
 
 
Tokyo construction workers unearth Edo-era human skull fragments, 300 other animal bones at building site that used to be graveyard. Face still lost
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Sat May 09, 2015
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Technology in workplace is distracting workers even more, keeping them from getting work d
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Thu May 07, 2015
(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Zynga to cut 18% of its employees, will be replaced with 300 part time migrant Farmville workers
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(CBS San Francisco)
 
 
 
And the latest demographic to be priced out of the Bay Area by highly-paid tech workers are... tech workers
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Wed May 06, 2015
(Komo)
 
 
 
Woman who spread feces on co-workers chair and mouse will not be serving any jail time. She also will not be invited to any company picnics
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Government watchdog finds that 1,580 IRS workers evaded taxes over a 10-year period - some even receiving promotions and bonuses after they were caught
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Mon May 04, 2015
(Albuquerque Journal)
 
 
 
Nine workers sent to hospital, with one in critical condition, after accident at Los Alamos Neutron Science Center. No word yet on charges
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Wed April 29, 2015
(Den of Geek (US))
 
 
 
While you are, of course, expert in all things Marvel related, here's a helpful primer to pass along to your less-knowledgeable co-workers and friends in advance of tomorrow's opening
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(Gawker)
 
 
 
Walmart's advice to thousands of workers it suddenly laid off without notice: "Avoid stimulants such as caffeine, chocolate and nicotine and depressants such as alcohol"
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Thu April 23, 2015
(Vox)
 
 
 
The TPP, Obama's heralded trade deal with Asia, may surpass Clinton and NAFTA in terms of screwing over American workers the most
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Thu April 16, 2015
(Fruitnet)
 
 
 
Fruit industry in uproar over whether it's hygienic for workers to pee on the crops: "Urine is virtually sterile when it leaves the human body, it does not carry any bacteria and has been used by growers for years as it is very high in nitrogen"
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(LA Times)
 
 
 
Striking airline food workers at LAX affect international flights. United Airlines passengers forced to endure entire flight without getting their bag of 10 peanuts or a handful of stale pretzels
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Wed April 15, 2015
(KATU)
 
 
 
In addition to dogs and bees, Portland Airport has hired some goats and a llama. TSA workers reportedly worried
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
"Corporations are not subsidized by welfare payments to workers. If Wal-Mart and McDonald's vanished overnight, U.S. public assistance would substantially increase, which is the reverse of what the critics argue"
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Sat April 11, 2015
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Justice Department warns workers it's against policy to hire hookers, which should have been obvious since it's also illegal
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Thu April 09, 2015
(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Cops to bank executives: We've traced the calls for ending your shady business practices. They're coming from inside the bank
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Tue April 07, 2015
(CNN)
 
 
 
New robot that costs $30,000 will free millions of workers from lives of drudgery and manual labor. Also from paychecks, but that will just make us all richer like off-shoring did
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Starbucks offers baristas free college tuition. Nice perk
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(28)
 


Fri April 03, 2015
(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Three utility workers killed in Rube Goldberg-esque crash caused by 93 year-old man
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Thu April 02, 2015
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
South Carolina's Governor vows to stand up to the "union thugs" who are trying to "bully"the $103.6 billion Boeing corporation into letting workers at Boeing's SC vote on whether they want to be represented by the union or not
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(Minneapolis Star Tribune)
 
 
 
Program to rebuild homes in NY after Superstorm Sandy paid $6.8 million to contractors for 'flawed and incomplete' work. Apparently workers were confused and thought they were doing the job to New Jersey standards
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(12)
 


Wed April 01, 2015
(The Business Journals)
 
 
 
One third of all aerospace workers in Washington State make $15 an hour or less. It's comforting to know that the rivets on the wing of your plane were attached by someone making minimum wage
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(26)
 


Tue March 31, 2015
(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Walmart-backed group is working to roll back workers' compensation
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Fri March 27, 2015
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Fark: Plant that provides 30,000 jobs in Ukraine cannot reopen if it is ever shut down. Holy Fark: 2,000 workers keep going back to work despite the plant having been shelled 160 times since July
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(41)
 


Sun March 22, 2015
(The Consumerist)
 
 
 
♫ They paved paradise and put up a Trader Joe's ♫ (w/ very cool video)
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(10)
 


Fri March 20, 2015
(Wonkette)
 
 
 
Arizona politician is big on workers' rights for We The People, especially the We The People Who Married Her Daughter
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(19)
 


Thu March 19, 2015
(Gallup)
 
 
 
Washington DC ranks lowest nationwide in 'work engagement,' with 78% of workers following the Homer Simpson Half-Assed Approach to Work
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(60)
 


Tue March 17, 2015
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
McDonald's workers across the country file federal complaints after getting burned by McOil and McOvens
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(67)
 


Fri March 13, 2015
(STV.tv)
 
 
 
Offshore oil rig workers found to be heavier, taller and wider than 30 years ago, proving it's not just athletes who seem to be evolving really, really quickly these days
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(8)
 


Thu March 12, 2015
(TwinCities.com)
 
 
 
Ejaculating into a co-workers coffee could soon be illegal in Minnesota
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(139)
 
(CTV News)
 
 
 
You'd think that being laid off would be enough bad news for one day. Yeah, you'd think
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(61)
 


Mon March 09, 2015
(Toledo Blade)
 
 
 
Nothing to see here, just a couple of DOT workers gluing pieces of the bridge back together. Enjoy your commute
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(195)
 


Fri March 06, 2015
(Chicago Sun-Times)
 
 
 
Feeling poor? Cheer up, your testicles are worth $73,000 each in Illinois. A big toe? Not so much
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(29)
 


Thu March 05, 2015
(North Jersey)
 
 
 
Workers set to demolish house accidentally demolish house
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(23)
 
(CBS Minnesota)
 
 
 
2,600 Target workers find out that the bulls eye drawn on their back is not just the store logo
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(28)
 

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