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2015-02-04 12:23:58

- 2015 starts with widespread increases in labor demand across States and MSAs NEW YORK, Feb.

2015-01-06 12:26:46

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board has elected six executives to its board of trustees. The new trustees include: Beth A.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.