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We're going to be asking what states owe workers a lot as the former wrestle with growing pension obligations. Illinois courts have just ruled that the state's attempt to curtail its pension benefits cannot go forward. The Chicago Tribune … more
To understand why the U.S. education system is mired in mediocrity, start by listening to Scott McKim's story. McKim has a master's degree in watershed science, an undergraduate degree in meteorology, with minors in math and physics, and … more
The IRS' new Tangible Property Regulations consist of a number of intricate accounting rules and changes that taxpayers will face during this tax season and beyond. Last week we discussed the regulations and who may be covered under them. … more
Rhode Island and our entire nation have made significant strides to recover from the 2008 financial and economic collapse. As a country, we've added more than 11 million private-sector jobs over the last five years. We've seen the greatest … more
I've written before about the problems facing workers who are at the whims of their employers – shifts that are scheduled a week or less in advance, on-call periods for which they're supposed to be available on short notice to work but might not … more
Young people bounce back from adversity faster than their elders, right? Not when it comes to American jobs. Six years after the U.S. economy began expanding from the worst recession since the Great Depression, people ages 25 to 34 are having a harder time finding jobs than other workers. more
Dismissed as a fad or flavor of the moment as recently as five years ago, the idea of incorporating an environmental, social, and governance lens in the investment process now looks here to stay. more
The typical approach to environmentalism involves finding ways for humans to live in harmony with nature. But what if that's wrong? What if our destiny is to leave nature behind? It's a radical idea, but it's worth a moment of reflection. A … more
Success isn't always about dominating the landscape. Sometimes, to be successful, you have to be prepared to give up some counterproductive behaviors that are holding you back – behaviors you may not even be aware you possess. Old habits … more
More than 95 percent of all salespeople try to fit their sales day into a normal workday. They want their day to be from 9 to 5, maybe from 8 to 5, maybe even from 8 to 6, but very little before that or after that. more
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