Retired Gen. David Petraeus, former CIA chief, speaks at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles on March 26. Petraeus announced Thursday that he was joining the private equity firm KKR. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Retired Gen. David Petraeus Heads To Wall Street
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JPMorgan Shareholders Consider Splitting CEO, Chairman Jobs
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For decades, Hill County Farms, also known as Henry's Turkey Service, housed a group of mentally disabled men in squalor in this former schoolhouse in Atalissa, Iowa. The EEOC won a judgment against the company for exploiting the men. John Schultz/Quad-City Times/ZUMAPRESS.com hide caption

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A 'Wake-Up Call' To Protect Vulnerable Workers From Abuse
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Federal employees demonstrate against the U.S. budget sequester, outside New York's Federal Plaza on Tuesday. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Furloughs Only The Latest Blow To Federal Worker Morale
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The Senate on Monday approved a bill to allow states to collect sales taxes from online retailers. Proponents say sellers will get help navigating tax collection, but many retailers says complying will be burdensome and opens the door for unforeseen problems. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Some Net Retailers Aren't Buying Online Sales Tax Proposal
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Economists Predict April's Jobless Rate Will Remain Steady
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With instant messages buzzing, emails pinging and texts ringing, how can employers increase productivity in the workplace? Software companies are tackling the problem, tracking employees' computer time to find ways to improve their efficiency. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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When It Comes To Productivity, Technology Can Hurt And Help
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An employee serves customers at an Olive Garden restaurant in Naperville, Ill. Darden Restaurants, the chain's parent company, pilot-tested shifting more of its workers to part time. But following that test, and after considerable backlash, the chain said it would not reduce hours or cut its full-time staffing. Scott Boehm/AP Images for Olive Garden hide caption

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As Health Law Changes Loom, A Shift To Part-Time Workers
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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. (left), leads a news conference about the Marketplace Fairness Act on Tuesday. The legislation would provide states with the authority to require out-of-state retailers to collect and remit taxes on purchases shipped into the states. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Shifting Retail Landscape Tilts Support For Online Sales Tax
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Dish Satellite Network Tries To Upend Sprint Deal
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Postal Service Backs Off Ending Saturday Mail Delivery
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After an unsuccessful face-lift attempt by Ron Johnson, J.C. Penney will be led by former CEO Myron Ullman. Some analysts say this might be it for the retailer; others say it must "embrace" its customers to recuperate. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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After Missteps, Does J.C. Penney Stand Another Chance?
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Jobless Rate Dropped In March, But Fewer Searching For Work
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Fannie Mae Posts Record Profit
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