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HP profits lower, to cut nearly 6,400 workers

US computer giant Hewlett-Packard reported a 17-percent fall in quarterly net profit on Tuesday and said it plans to cut two percent of its workforce, or nearly 6,400 workers, over the next year.

dateMay 19, 2009 in Business
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Seizing the day

Subject to sudden unexpected seizures, epileptics are often a subject of discrimination in the workforce. Many employers are hesitant to hire epileptics, fearing that stressful workplace situations might bring on an attack. ...

dateDec 31, 2008 in Health
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