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5 Quick Fixes for Your Home Office

5 Quick Fixes for Your Home Office

By Andrew Villagomez | Apr 2
A few essential additions can make a significant impact in creating a productive work environment during these unprecedented times.

Amazon Fires Warehouse Worker Who Staged Walkout

Amazon Fires Warehouse Worker Who Staged Walkout

By Alexandra Olson | Apr 1
Amazon fired a worker who organized a walkout at a New York warehouse to demand greater protection against the new coronavirus, saying the employee himself flouted distancing rules and put others at risk.

Pizzeria Borrows to Keep Workers on Job, Spurs Donations

Pizzeria Borrows to Keep Workers on Job, Spurs Donations

By Wayne Parry | Mar 29
This is a story about bosses and their workers, in the dark days of COVID-19. It's also a story about how one good turn deserves another and yet another.

American Airlines Flight Attendant Dies of COVID-19, Co-workers Anxious

American Airlines Flight Attendant Dies of COVID-19, Co-workers Anxious

Mar 28
An American Airlines flight attendant died on Monday from complications to COVID-19, the airline confirmed Friday

Research Shows That Those Who Nap Are More Productive Than Those Who Don't

Research Shows That Those Who Nap Are More Productive Than Those Who Don't

Mar 11
The key to being a productive person may just be taking a quick snooze — according to new research.

Contest Launches to Find a NYC Summer Explorer

Contest Launches to Find a NYC Summer Explorer

Mar 2
The winner will receive stipend and paid expenses to document the day-to-day experience of exploring life in Lower Manhattan while staying in premiere properties.

Report: Catholic High School Teachers' Resignations Not So 'Voluntary' After All?

Report: Catholic High School Teachers' Resignations Not So 'Voluntary' After All?

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 24
Two Catholic high school teachers who "voluntarily resigned" may only have had a choice about when, not whether, to leave their jobs, news reports indicate.

US Medical Schools Boost LGBTQ Students, Doctor Training

US Medical Schools Boost LGBTQ Students, Doctor Training

By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 19
Medical schools are beefing up education on LBGTQ health issues. And some schools are making a major push to recruit LGBTQ medical students, backed by research showing that patients often get better care when treated by doctors more like them.

Gay Missouri Cop to Finish Career on 'My Terms' After Suit

Gay Missouri Cop to Finish Career on 'My Terms' After Suit

Feb 13
A St. Louis County police lieutenant who was passed over for promotion 23 times said he has no plans to leave the department after he settled a discrimination lawsuit for $10.25 million.

Officer Told to 'Tone Down' Gayness Settles Suit for $10.25M

Officer Told to 'Tone Down' Gayness Settles Suit for $10.25M

Feb 11
St. Louis County has agreed to a $10.25 million settlement with a gay police lieutenant who says he was passed over for promotion 23 times and was told to "tone down" his "gayness."

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