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New York Attorney General Investigates Retailers' Scheduling Practices

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:33pm

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating staffing practices at some of the nation's largest retailers. Many use relatively new software programs to make last-minute staffing decisions, causing workers to get called in only to be sent home without pay.

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New York Investigates Retailers For Unpredictable Work Schedules

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:33pm

Retailers rely on systems that require workers to be ready to work a shift — whether or not they end up working. The state attorney general is looking into the way big retailers handle scheduling.

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In Pennsylvania, Employment Booms Amid Oil And Natural Gas Bust

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:29am

While oil and natural gas prices are great for the wallet, they're leading to layoffs. NPR visits Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region, which is still seeing a growth in high-paying natural gas jobs.

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1 Person Killed At High-Speed Disney World Racing Attraction

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:54am

The attraction lets racecar fans be drivers or passengers in luxurious cars such as Lamborghinis, Porsches or Ferraris.

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Once The Cream Of The Crop, Zynga Zigzags To Adapt To Mobile

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 8:21am

Zynga's former CEO is back, less than two years after leaving the company he founded. The company had a smash hit with Farmville on Facebook, but has struggled to stay current in new markets.

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