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Gov. Corbett Puts An End To “Triple-Dipping”

Governor Corbett has signed a bill that will put an end to so-called “triple-dipping” by retired state employees who return to state work and then collect unemployment.

10/27/2013

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Study: Are Millennials A Lost Generation?

Comprehensive research out of Georgetown University claims that shifting “economic realities” and an increasingly non-linear relationship between work, education and retirement is behind the lag in transition to adulthood.

10/11/2013

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Fired For ‘Off-Duty’ Behavior

Can your employer legally fire you for what you do off duty?

10/11/2013

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Fired In Public

AOL chief Tim Armstrong, in the middle of a speech to thousand people, interrupted himself to fire his creative director out loud, then continued speaking. Some have suggested the creative director should sue.

10/03/2013

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New Jersey, Delaware Among Richest States In The Country

As the economy continues to struggle and the income gap widens, residents the country’s richest states continue to prosper.

09/24/2013

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New Rule Requires Unemployed In Pa. To Register On Job-Matching Site Or Lose Benefits

The new requirement was mandated by the legislature in 2011 but it was only recently that the state agency that reviews proposed regulations gave final approval.

09/13/2013

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Jobless Claims Are At An All-Time Low Since November 2007

The unemployment rate was 7.5 percent as of July 2013 in Pennsylvania and eight percent in the Philadelphia area.

09/09/2013

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Resume Designer App

Resume Designer helps you create a more professional looking CV – and it does so in a simple way.

09/09/2013

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Firing Requires No Written Notice

Even though the unemployment board may require written notice of termination, there’s no law that requires employers to provide written notice to a terminated employee.

09/03/2013

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The Job Of The Unemployed

Being unemployed has some benefits – you certainly have more time to take a vacation. But if you’re looking for actual benefits, that’s probably not a great plan.

08/22/2013

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4 In 5 In US Face Near-Poverty, No Work

Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.

07/28/2013

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Unemployment Hits Five Year Low For Vets, Underemployment Remains A Problem

The Labor Department doesn’t break its’ figures down enough to say, statistically, whether Philadelphia area veterans are enjoying the same employment gains as younger vets elsewhere in the country.

07/17/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.5.13

Chris reviews yesterday’s 4th of July festivities in Philadelphia and the continuing political strife in Egypt. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Kevin Nealon, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/05/2013

Worker’s Comp Fraud Could Cost You

Workers compensation fraud occurs when someone willfully makes a false statement or conceals information in order to receive workers compensation benefits.

06/24/2013

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Study: Some College Degrees Offer Greater Risk Of Unemployment

One study has found that college is worth it, but not all degrees are created equal.

06/14/2013

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