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Postal Workers Protest At Staples Over Shift In Jobs

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Online Sales Taxes Shift Consumer Behavior, Study Shows

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While many women continue to work with little change in their duties while pregnant, others find that pregnancy can be a career liability. Yuri Arcurs/iStockphoto hide caption

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When Being Pregnant Also Means Being Out Of A Job

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When Divorce Leads To A Happily Ever After For A Small Business

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In the hiring process, there are things employers aren't permitted to ask, like whether you plan to have kids. Some employers turn to social media to learn more about job candidates. iStockphoto hide caption

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Can't Ask That? Some Job Interviewers Go To Social Media Instead

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"Too darn funny what a co-worker put on top of her lunch. It was fake of course, but got the point across." Courtesy of Toni Kinnard hide caption

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Stop, Thief! When Colleagues Steal From The Office Fridge

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Danielle Probst, 50, works part-time in food service at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C. Previously, she worked in film and marketing and also had an internship at a social media marketing company. Jim Tuttle/NPR hide caption

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An Intern At 40-Something, And 'Paid In Hugs'

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Some employees say e-cigarettes increase their productivity and help them steer clear of tobacco. But health regulators are looking into possible risks to e-cig users — and to co-workers. iStockphoto hide caption

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OK To Vape In The Office? Cities, Feds And Firms Still Deciding

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In First Press Conference, New Fed Chair Goes Vague

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Fannie Mae: Now Free From Debt But Still Under Government's Wing

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Retailers, including Wal-Mart, are trying to adapt their models to suit urban areas, including this mixed-use retail and residential development in Washington, D.C. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Demographic Shifts Contribute To The Changing Face Of Retail

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With New Rules, Pot Business Gets A Little Less Hazy For Banks

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Job Growth Runs Cold In January

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Drug Store Plans To Rid Its Shelves Of Tobacco Products

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CVS Caremark To Clear Shelves Of Tobacco Products

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