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Is Jimmy John’s Bullying Workers With Non-Compete Agreements?

Jimmy John’s is making its employees sign non-compete agreements, contracts typically required of high-ranking executives, not fast-food workers.

June 10, 2015
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To Keep Good Workers, Some Employers Are Trapping Them

Companies have been using “noncompete” agreements to stop these workers from seeking better compensation at rival companies.

June 4, 2015
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Best Teachers Can’t Get Hired By Public Schools

Obtuse hiring standards are making it difficult for motivated and intelligent teachers to find jobs in elementary schools.

May 13, 2015

Hirers Bemoan Wasted Time With Some Job Applicants

Small businesses simply don’t have time to continue to pursue job applicants who express interest but don’t follow through. Said one admin: “I’m not going to chase these kids down!”

March 24, 2015

9.2% Unemployment; Sluggish Pace of Growth in June Jobs Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring slowed to a near-standstill last month. Employers added the fewest jobs in nine months and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent. The economy generated only 18,000 net jobs in June, the Labor Department said Friday. And the number of jobs added in May was revised down to 25,000. The latest […]

July 8, 2011