Workplace/Economic Issues


Unequal Opportunity: Losing Ground on the Employment Front
The Wall Street Journal
Rochelle Sharpe
In Latest Recession, Only Blacks Suffered Net Employment Loss –Firms Added Whites,
Asians and Hispanics Overall, But They Deny Any Bias – Effects of Seniority, Location
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Recession Drives More People to Barter for Health Care
Kaiser Health News
Rochelle Sharpe
With no health insurance and little money, Gilberto Carrasco, a Reno, Nev., auto mechanic,
didn’t see much point in getting a physical.
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In Whose Hands? How Allstate Applied Scientology Methods to Train Its Managers
The Wall Street Journal
Rochelle Sharpe
Led by a Church Member, Classes Elevated Profits Above ‘Reasonableness’ – Copyright: L.
Ron Hubbard
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Testing the Law: A Mysterious Matter Of Body Odor Turns Into a Federal Case
The Wall Street Journal
Rochelle Sharpe
Beatrice Shaw knew her body odor sometimes got so rancid that it made her co-workers
feel sick.
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The Waiting Game: Women Make Strides, But Men Stay Firmly in Top Company Jobs
The Wall Street Journal
Rochelle Sharpe
Thirty years after the Civil Rights Act barred sex discrimination in the workplace, the
debate over women’s progress in corporate America boils down to this: You’ve come a
long way – maybe.
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Family Friendly Firms Don’t Always Promote Females
The Wall Street Journal
Rochelle Sharpe
Family-friendly companies aren’t always a woman’s best friend.
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Divided Ranks: Women at Mitsubishi Say Union Fell Short on Sexual Harassment
The Wall Street Journal
Rochelle Sharpe
UAW Local Rarely Filed Grievances, Though It Says It Took Other Action – Tracing One
Complex Case
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As Leaders, Women Rule
Business Week
Rochelle Sharpe
New studies find that female managers outshine their male counterparts in almost every
measure
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After the Wild Ride: Investors have lost $4.6 trillion in the tech debacle
Business Week
Rochelle Sharpe
For a while, becoming fabulously wealthy practically overnight seemed to be about as easy
as waking up in the morning and getting out of bed.
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Teen Internet Moguls
Business Week
Rochelle Sharpe
Web-savvy kids are turning their fun and games into million-dollar businesses
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