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Cancer on the Job

Working with plastic parts containing BPA--in auto industries, for instance--may make women more vulnerable to breast cancer. Women in Toronto's plastic automotive parts factories have complained about pungent fumes and dust that caused nosebleeds, headaches, nausea and dizziness.

In the November 19th edition of the Toronto Star, Jim...
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A Bad Boss Can Wreck Your Marriage

If you're lucky enough to have a job, do you take your work home with you? It turns out that having an abusive boss not only causes problems at work but can lead to strained relationships at home. The stress and tension have an impact on...
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Can You Trust Your Boss?

When you start a new job, your boss may be more likely to trust YOU than you are to trust him (or her). But if he's like most CEOs these days, one thing you CAN trust him to do is exit with a big payoff, even if he's fired.
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Thanks for Nothing

Ever go into a large restaurant or department store and see an "employee of the month" poster behind the cash register, complete with a photo of the worker? While this may seem kind of silly to a customer, since there is no cash bonus attached to this (only...
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Hate Your Job? Surprise: Most People Don't

Although some people may spend part of the Labor Day weekend complaining about their bosses or about job burnout, a new study shows that most Americans are satisfied with their jobs?especially (more surprise) OLDER workers.

The survey found that job satisfaction increases with age, with workers over 65 are among the most satisfied. The...

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