Yearly Archives: 2012

Some employers have started requiring employees and applicants to provide passwords or otherwise full access to their social media accounts due to the increasing popularity of social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. The Illinois Legislature has recently put … Continue reading

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According to Chicago Business, unemployment in the United States is down to a seven-year low. The rate fell from 7.9% in October to 7.7% lower in the last four years. This drop in the unemployment rate was seen as a … Continue reading

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“Stand up. Live better” was the mantra heard throughout the nation this holiday weekend as thousands of Wal-Mart workers staged a strike. The walkout hit hundreds of cities on Black Friday, traditionally regarded as the busiest shopping day of the … Continue reading

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