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2009-10-07 11:45:00

New research released on Tuesday showed the number of employees calling in sick to work with fake excuses is holding steady at one-third among US workers each year but fewer are getting fired for it.

2009-10-01 14:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announced today its inclusion in the 2009 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for its unwavering dedication to family-friendly benefits.

2009-09-28 09:36:47

Nearly half of U.S. workers have no paid sick leave -- a problem that could worsen the spread of the fall flu season, officials said. A child can't stay home without a parent staying with them.

2009-09-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, Ernst & Young LLP (EY) has been ranked among the top 10 on Working Mother magazine's 100 Best Companies list.

2009-09-23 09:30:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Working Mother magazine today named Northern Trust for the 18th time to its Working Mother 100 Best Companies list. Northern Trust is recognized for its continued support of family-friendly policies and employee services.

2009-09-22 08:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes, an organization focused on improving the health of babies, was the only national nonprofit advocacy organization named to the 2009 Working Mother 100 Best Companies list.

2009-09-21 23:01:00

Report presents findings by wage level and gender and finds effective workplaces contribute to positive health; NEW YORK, Sept.

2009-07-09 15:50:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) today applauded Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Jim Webb (D-VA), Sue Collins (R-ME), Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Kit Bond (R-MO) for introducing the Airline Flight Crew Family and Medical Leave Act.

2009-06-30 14:08:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) has established a new clinical consultation service for its workers' compensation claims administration clients as an optional program enhancement.

Word of the Day
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.