Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling

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Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling. The end of the road for a class-action discrimination lawsuit brought by female employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Supreme Court decision last month siding with the world’s largest retailer was widely seen as a blow to many other would-be class-action plaintiffs. million current and former workers at the retailer, who contended they were paid less than men and denied promotions, was properly certified as a class.

How to Be Happier in the Next 30 Minutes

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» How to Be Happier in the Next 30 Minutes I have a cold, little motivation for doing much of anything productive, and my kids' school district canceled classes today because it's supposed to (not that it has yet) snow two inches this morning (only in Seattle!)

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What To Do When You're the Newbie

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Even if you never had to join a new 4th grade class in the middle of the year or change high schools after sophomore year, youve probably been the "new kid" at work many times.

Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Why men should give women flowers Posted to: Learn to take advice | Office Politics October 28th, 2009 Del.icio.us Women like receiving flowers. Men know that women in general like flowers, but men also believe that women they know personally do not like flowers. The women they know are the exception to the rule. women? Is this your first time here?

Tips For Launching Your #SideHustle

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As a career coach/writer/entrepreneur who started a business with less than nothing in 2008, and today has coached people around the world, and in the Obama White House, I’m passionate about the life-changing effects of small business. This Women’s History Month. Women just like me.

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What's in My Garage: Getting My Career Portfolio Up To Date

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Thursday, March 18, 2010 What’s in My Garage: Getting My Career Portfolio Up To Date Last Sunday I had my last Career Development Facilitator class where we each presented a project and talked about our career portfolios. Best Careers for Women Online Resources: Happy Wom.

Gates, Buffett, Kevin Rose and Pete Cashmore: Entrepreneurs Speak

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Kevin Rose at TechCrunch , April 20, 2009: Digg founder Kevin Rose almost sold his wildly popular aggregator to Google in 2008, and subsequently turned his resources toward creating a much stronger independent business instead.

Ep 100 – Frank Discussions About Sexual Harassment at Work & the Election

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According to a 2008 study by the Association of Women in Action, 54% of the respondents reported to have experienced some form of workplace sexual harassment. was asked about women who complained of sexual harassment in all-male environments like men’s only golf clubs. “In He went on to say that if women feel harassed by the comments men want to make, they should just leave their jobs. “I’m ’s Thoughts on Women Who Experience Sexual Harassment.

5 Ideas that will influence 2012

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Now that they could make lines and colors so precise as to look real, they started painting pictures of beautiful women for men to hold onto when they couldn't have a real one.

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Dr. Martin Luther King’s Economics: Through Jobs, Freedom

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Nearly forty years later, on January 21, 2008, Democratic presidential candidates John Edwards, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama participated in a Martin Luther King Jr. Why should those worth hundreds of millions pay tax at the same rate as those who are middle class?

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20 Amazing Commercials That Will Inspire the Greatness in You

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This was actually a prank video the BBC created to promote their BBC iplayer on April Fool’s Day in 2008. He has taken part in 2004, 2008, and 2012 Paralympics (Olympics for athletes with physical disabilities). has created a lot of inferiority complexes in women.

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Maybe Getting Famous Isn't As Hard As You Think

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  Interestingly, in 2008, National Endowment for the Arts released a nationwide study onartists’ demographic and employment patterns in the 21st century.

One Man’s Impact in the World

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Recently he taught a 6-week English class to doctors who teach Chinese Medicine subjects. Born in Pakistan in 1997, Malala started speaking about education rights as early as 2008.

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Coped Up Indoors Every Day? Get a Life with These 7 Tips!

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When I became vegetarian in 2008, I wanted to make new vegetarian friends, so I joined The Singapore Vegetarian Meetup. Classes / Courses. How about killing the procrastination bug and signing up for classes or courses on them? Have you been working all day long in the office?

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Summer Associate Tips for Law Students - What to do if You Don't.

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Friday, August 31, 2007 Summer Associate Tips for Law Students - What to do if You Dont Get An Offer By Randi Lewis You were lucky enough to be among the 20% of your law school class who worked in an Am Law 250 law firm as a summer associate. Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper.

15 Amazing Commercials That Will Inspire the Greatness in You

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If you don’t know, this was a prank video the BBC created for 2008 April Fool’s Day, to promote their BBC iplayer. He has taken part in 2004 and 2008 Paralympics (Olympics for athletes with physical disabilities), and is set to be participating in the next 2012 Paralympics.

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Social Networking & the Evolution of the Business Card | Blogging4Jobs

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Business cards were widespread among men and women and across classes. Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This!

3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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Reply class factotum April 5, 2011 at 8:57 am Ha! Reply class factotum April 5, 2011 at 9:00 am Cheryl, I am sadly aware of SE taxes and how much they, plus the married filing joint income taxes, take out of my meager SE pay. Reply class factotum April 5, 2011 at 1:27 pm Thank you both!

HR LunchBreak: Affecting the VALUE of Your Workforce

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Since then, two women have come forward publicly, and all I can do is quote from my partner :*shrugs shoulders and sighs* "Well, you dont get your witnesses from Central Casting." Both women appear to be, how you. In 2008, U.S. This collapse was the largest since the Federal Reserve began tracking household wealth after WW2 From August 2007 to October 2008, an estimated 20%, or $2 trillion, disappeared from Americans’ retirement plans. Be our Friend.

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things that aren't good ideas #78

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Anonymous March 22, 2011 at 2:30 pm This really does look to me like an assignment they pass out in Adult Ed classes. (if Personally I feel that there needs to be a class in high school on how to get a job.

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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I was rather surprised and annoyed at my college because they really promoted this job fair, encouraged students to come, and many students had to miss class / take off work in order to attend. This fall I also attended the Society of Women Engineers conference which had a massive job fair.

my company does secret performance reviews we're not allowed to see

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Yes, he physically touched them multiple times, and no, the attention was not wanted by the women and they asked him to stop repeatedly.) Gather around women and men of all ages and backgrounds while I regale you with stories of horror and mystery! Were they of a protected class?

Conversation Culture — Mothers at Work

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December 13, 2008 was the single most important day in my life. Provide your soon to be or new parents parenting/priorities classes. Be sure to tune into the Blogging4Jobs Facebook Fan Page where we will be discussing women and flexibility in the workplace all day.

how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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Unless it’s a protected class or there is clear discrimination – in most states, you can fire someone just for dressing poorly.

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short answer Sunday: 8 short answers to 8 short questions

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That being said, you should also realize that every day begins with a prayer, classes usually begin with a prayer, and you’ll have to bring students to Mass on occasion. But from what I remember, religion really only plays a roll in religion class. the nuns taught religion class.

Asperger syndrome in the office: How I deal with sensory.

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People said if I’d just do the homework then I’d be able to follow in class. I was in a very tight knit college group with a lot of members, and we often walked together on campus to classes. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger syndrome in the office: How I deal with sensory integration dysfunction Posted to: Diversity | Knowing yourself | Office Politics September 30th, 2009 Del.icio.us

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Asperger's at work: Why I'm difficult in meetings | Penelope.

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I forget to listen to her talking because I’m stuck on if I’m late or not, but I perk up when she says that my son’s cursive writing is too slow and he needs to print like the rest of the class. I tell her that I will explain to my son that cursive writing is for at home until the rest of the class is doing it. I look at the teacher to focus on what she is saying and she is saying my son is delightful to have in class. Is this your first time here?

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How to make business travel manageable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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When you are waiting on the tarmac for an hour at LaGuardia because air traffic control cannot remember how many planes are in the air (which, really, is like, every day ) if you get upgraded to first class, you’re drinking free wine and eating firm grapes while you are a prisoner of the airport. Personally, I think women get these sorts of requests more than men do. Is this your first time here?

manager who's bad at numbers is panicking over budget process

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The training suggestions are great, there are also some really good online programs if you want to pick up some extra accounting classes. Reply MillenniMedia April 1, 2011 at 12:17 pm PS – New Horizons has great basic Excel classes that are tailored to business people.

How to find the most fulfilling careers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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I first became aware of this bastion of data when OK Cupid announced that older women benefit from showing cleavage in their photos, but younger women don't. Engineers For Women: 1. It is a list of men who like power but do not have access to a lot of women.

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

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I am black and once during class a Vietnamese student commented about my hair. And of course, I had to present my culture in class whenever the teacher decided it was time to learn about holidays/foods/festivals in other countries.

my boss's boss never talks to me but makes decisions that impact me

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The $300/month does matter to me financially, but I was also insulted by being treated like a second class employee. The OP wants to be valued, respected, not feel second class in addition to hours.

can I justify hiring someone who needs additional education to do.

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For internal people who have all the qualities except some coursework it may very well be more cost effective to pay for the classes. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager can I justify hiring someone who needs additional education to do the job?

short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

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Reply Anonymous March 13, 2011 at 10:41 pm Punctuality: I am of the generation the OP writes about; however, I had been taught well on how to be on time – whether it was for family/friend events or college classes.

coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics

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It kind of reminds me of in classes (probably mostly college courses and/or training courses) where there are always a few students who keep asking questions while everyone is anxious to leave.

Productivity is about finding space | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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I have yet to take a creative writing class, for fear of peer feedback, but I imagine that is probably what it's like universally. Is this your first time here?

short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions

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at tiny liberal arts school put me third in my class. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager short answer Saturday: seven short answers to seven short questions March 5, 2011 Well, the title is misleading, because not all of these questions are short. But the answers are. Mostly.

short answer Saturday: 6 short answers to 6 short questions

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There’s all sorts of stuff that you shouldn’t leave off a resume that could indicate that you’re part of a protected class (volunteer work for a church, enrollment at a traditionally African American university, a leadership role in a networking group for women, etc.);

How to write about your life | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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I think my daughter wants to understand the women who stand behind me in a cue in time. Posted by theWiz on February 11, 2010 at 10:03 am | permalink | Reply In an early creative writing class, I wrote a story that showed my mother in what I thought was a particular unflattering light – drunk, maudlin, with exceedingly poor judgment about what was good for her then-fifteen year old daughter (me). Is this your first time here?

Underrated career skill: Asking questions | Penelope Trunk's.

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So here’s a question for today: We know that women get more interviews if the name on their resume sounds male. Having been on point in recruiting for positions in higher education, I have repeatedly gone out of my way to scare up women applicants and potential interviews. It seems right on taregt with what you were saying about women pretending to be men! I thought you hated all the dishonesty that women bring to work with them. – More difficult for women.