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  • Study: Meetings Lose Efficiency After 8 People

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 17, 2018
    A recent study has found that meetings begin to lose efficiency and productivity once more than eight people are in them. 
  • Sun Life Study: Medical Bills Exceeding 1 Million Dollars Rose By 87 Percent in Four Years

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 16, 2018
    Between 2014 and 2017, the number of Sun Life health insurance claimants with medical bills totaling a million dollars or more increased by 87 percent, attributed mainly to new life-saving treatment options coming to market, as well as existing treatments getting approved for expanded use.
  • Deloitte Workers Circulate Petition to End Relationship with ICE

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 13, 2018
    Some workers at Big Four firm Deloitte are circulating a petition demanding that it cease working with ICE over what they are saying are moral objections to the agency's work. 
  • For Rising Number of Workers, Background Checks Never End

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 12, 2018
    Background checks on workers are increasingly going from a one-time or occasional thing to a continuous process, driven by companies concerned about legal and reputational risks from potentially criminal behavior from their employees. 
  • More Companies Offering Paternity Leave, But Struggle to Get New Dads to Take It

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 11, 2018
    Recognizing that dads want to spend time with their babies too, more companies are offering paternity leave to new fathers, but despite the introduction of these policies, only a small minority actually take advantage of them. 
  • Wage Gains Eaten Up By Inflation

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 10, 2018
    While June saw an 2.7 percent growth in hourly wages from last year, the gain was largely offset by inflation, which increased by 2.8 percent in May. 
  • Study Says Gendered Wage Gap Exists Even Among Kids

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 9, 2018
    A recent study says that not only do men make more money than women, but boys make more money than girls too, as boys aged 5 to 7 years make 50 percent more in weekly allowance than girls the same age.
  • Study: Millennial Women Know More About Finance Than They Think They Do

    By:
    Ruth Singleton
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    Jul 5, 2018
    A new study has found that, while fewer millennial women than millennial men think they "completely understand" financial and insurance terms, the women actually answer financial questions correctly more often than the men.
  • NYC Proposes Setting Minimum Wage for Rideshare Drivers at $17.22 an Hour

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 3, 2018
    New York City could be the first to adopt pay rules specific to drivers for apps like Uber and Lyft, proposing that if individual drivers' pay is below $17.22 an hour by the end of the week, the company must make up the difference. 
  • You're Probably Thinking of Stress All Wrong

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jul 2, 2018
    As if there weren't enough things to stress over, the scientist who first popularized the term and pointed to how it can adversely affect our health said that, in the years since his discovery, people generally get the story only half right.