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Amazon to create 1,000 new UK jobs

Internet retailer Amazon is to create 1,000 new permanent jobs in the UK at its distribution centres.

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Walmart Ends Health Insurance For Thousands of Workers

Walmart, America’s largest employer, announced that it will stop providing health insurance for around 30,000 part time workers, in order to cut costs. Read more…

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These Geeks Invented the Future

Fixating on the likes of Steve Jobs or Bill Gates misses the crucial truth of the digital revolution, argues Walter Isaacson in a new book mapping the landscape where we all live now.

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Factory closure will cost 180 jobs

A factory in Fife is to close with the loss of about 180 jobs under proposals announced by its Danish owners.

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Backstage With the Secret Service

The agent tasked with securing the Atlanta site where an armed civilian rode an elevator with Obama has one of the toughest jobs in the agency. What goes into protecting the president.

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Inside Amazon’s Kafkaesque “Performance Improvement Plans”

Amazon CEO and brilliant prick Jeff Bezos seems to have lost his magic touch lately. Investors , employees , and authors are all lashing out against different elements of Bezos’ business practices. Don’t worry, Jeff: Amazon has just the thing to improve you.Read more…

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Time Inc. Labor Negotiations Have Broken Down

The Newspaper Guild, a union that represents hundreds of editorial employees at Time Inc., says that contract negotiations with the company have broken down after the company stood firm on its demands for the right to outsource union jobs.Read more…

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How do jobs fit into the referendum debate?

How do jobs fit into the referendum debate?

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Council says 6,000 jobs to go

A further 6,000 jobs will be cut at Birmingham City Council in the next four years, making the workforce about a third of the size it was in 2010.

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Obamacare and Family Values: Parents Get to Stay Home With Children

A key feature of Obamacare is that by allowing people to get insurance through the exchanges, workers would no longer feel tied to their jobs in the same way. Workers that wanted to look for jobs that may be a better fit, or wanted to try to start their own business, or just hated their boss, could now take this step without worrying about losing insurance for themselves and their families.

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The Inflation Fighters Want to Increase the Debt Burden on Our Children

Are you worried about the government running deficits in the hundreds of billions of dollars and a debt in the TRILLIONS? If so, then you should be really angry at people calling for the Federal Reserve Board to raise interest rates. If the rate hikers get their way, they will add trillions of dollars to the debt burden borne by our children and grandchildren. Okay, I’ll stop with the deficit hawk garbage, but there is a simple point here. If the Fed slows the economy and keeps people from getting jobs, we will face larger budget deficits.

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Obama Is With the Fast Food Workers. Are You?

Yesterday was Labor Day, a holiday that most Americans celebrate by going to work at their low-paid jobs. But—as unlikely as it seems—the president actually said something meaningful in his mandatory Labor Day speech yesterday.Read more…

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Referendum jobs campaign continues

Both sides in the Scottish referendum debate focus on jobs, just a few weeks ahead of the vote on the nation’s future.

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Everything to Know About Tove Lo, Sweden’s Newest Pop Sensation

Last week, the Swedish pop singer Tove Lo made her American TV debut on Late Night With Seth Meyers; she’s climbing up the Hot 100; and she’s about to tour with Katy Perry. It is time to learn who she is! Here’s what you need to know:It’s pronounced “Too-veh Lu.”But … More »

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How to Watch ABC’s Rising Star the Right Way

Despite the recent cancellation of The X Factor and American Idol’s steady decline over the past few years, ABC still thinks it can get America interested in a new singing-based talent show. Its trick? Live voting. Rising Star premiered last night, and by the looks of it, ABC is seriously … More »

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