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What you should know about workplace violence

In Alabama, a recently fired man walks into a UPS facility he'd worked at, shoots dead two people, then takes his own life.

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Branson: Take as much vacation as you want!

Billionaire businessman Richard Branson has just given his office staff a big reason to celebrate: they can now take as much vacation as they like.

Employees at Branson's Virgin Group can take unlimited vacation whenever they want, provided they…

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Walmart offers checking accounts

Walmart is finally getting into the banking business.

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Where new grads want to work most: Google

College students have spoken, and it's Google they most want on their resume.

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1 in 5 laid-off workers can't find a job

More than 20% of workers laid off in the last five years haven't found new jobs, according to a Rutgers University survey released Monday.

That's about the same proportion of people who said they had been laid off in that time, and it illustrates how…

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Wal-Mart holiday hiring lags Target, Kohl's

Wal-Mart is ramping up its holiday hiring, but not by as much as its competitors.

Wal-Mart said Thursday that it will add 60,000 seasonal workers. That's up 10% compared to last year.

But Kohl's and Target, which both have far fewer U.S. stores, are…

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FedEx, Kohls going on a holiday hiring binge

More good news for people looking for work this holiday season. FedEx and Kohl's department store both announced plans Wednesday to hire tens of thousands of temporary workers for the holiday season.

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United attendants can get up to $100K to leave job

United Airlines is about to make some of its flight attendants very happy on their way out the door.

The airline and the flight attendants' union have agreed to voluntary buyout packages worth up to $100,000 for the more senior flight attendants.

The…

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UPS plans huge boost in holiday hiring

UPS is going to make it a happy holiday for lots of people looking for work.

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These people took months off ... and it paid off big time

Work for Intel for seven years, and you can take an eight-week fully paid sabbatical to do whatever you want -- and that's on top of your regular vacation time.

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Not all legal immigrants allowed to work

A land of opportunities? Not for Rashi Bhatnagar. She wants to open a home-goods business and says she has an "entrepreneurial spirit." But even though she's been legally living in the United States for almost six years, that's only a pipe dream.

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