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Topic of the Week

Out of Sight But Not Out of Mind: Managing Telecommuters

It's challenging enough to manage people that you spend eight hours a day with. Getting the most out of people that you barely ever see? A Herculean task. But there are tricks of the trade to ensure that everyone on your team is contributing wherever they

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Blog of the Week

This Bill Would Force Large Corporations To Pay a Fine if They Don't Pay Workers a Living Wage

A group of Chicago-area progressive groups and unions are backing a bill that would punish large companies who don't pay their workers a living wage.

Thought for the Week

"It's not for everyone. Full-time telecommuting can be like falling off a cliff for some people. They need the social interaction of an office environment."

–Jane Anderson

List of the Week

from Arizona State

Why We're Less Happy: A 30% Decline in the Past Twenty Years

  • Lower participation in social and civic activities
  • Declining attachments to friends and family
  • Diminished trust in political institutions 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. San Diego voters will decide on a minimum wage increase
  2. Cafeteria workers at Intel rally over low wages
  3. $15 minimum wage would create $6.5 billion for NYC economy, state report says
  4. Obama's Budget Seeks to Ease Economic Fears for U.S. Workers
  5. A huge coal miners' pension plan is on the brink of failure. One senator is blocking a fix.