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Tech offers relative job security, statistics show

Despite layoffs at tech stalwarts like Google, IBM, Microsoft and Electronic Arts, the impact of the recession on the tech industry is likely to be far less severe than on other areas of the economy, recent labor statistics ...

Apr 01, 2009
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Job boom, but an economic bust

Baby boomers will need to play a critical role in filling a potentially significant labor shortage later this decade after the economy recovers from its downturn, according to new research by Northeastern University.

Mar 22, 2010
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Taiwan's Foxconn raising pay for workers

(AP) -- The Taiwanese electronics company buffeted by a spate of suicides at its China factories said Friday it will raise the pay of workers by an average of 20 percent.

May 28, 2010
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Study: Ministers paid to poach other flocks

(PhysOrg.com) -- Members of the clergy may answer to a higher power, but new research suggests they respond to the invisible hand of the market as well. A study published in the Journal of Labor Economics finds that Method ...

Jul 08, 2010
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