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President Obama after discussing his executive actions on immigration Friday at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. Business groups say the plan does little to help U.S. employers attract foreign workers. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Obama's Immigration Moves Do Little To Help Businesses, Groups Say

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Paul Smith, a single father and a longtime cook at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City, is worried about losing his health benefits if the casino closes in December. Rob Szypko/NPR hide caption

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Workers Say Employers In Ailing Atlantic City Hold All The Cards

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Atlantic City, N.J., has seen four casinos close this year, and a fifth may soon follow. Officials are trying to diversify the city's economy by weaning itself from gambling, its biggest industry. Yuki Noguchi/NPR hide caption

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As Casinos Fold, Stakes Are High For Atlantic City Transformation

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Nearly 90 percent of companies do formal evaluations at least once a year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. Zack Blanton/iStockphoto hide caption

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Behold The Entrenched — And Reviled — Annual Review

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The headquarters of Reynolds American in downtown Winston-Salem, N.C.. Starting in January, workers there will no longer be allowed to smoke at their desks. Chris Keane/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Cigarette-Maker Reynolds American To Ban Smoking At Work

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Lynn Good has had many mentors throughout her career — but few of them were women. "So I'm generationally on the early part of the ascent of women into leadership roles," the Duke Energy president and CEO says. Pat Sullivan/AP hide caption

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Duke Energy CEO: 'I Don't Think Of Myself As A Powerful Woman'

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Preventing Worker Burnout Can Boost The Bottom Line

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Rockefeller Brothers Fund Forsakes Its Legacy

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A worker repairs electrical lines in Plainview, N.Y., after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. A proposed plan to overhaul the state's power grid could help the system better withstand severe weather and enable energy to be stored and managed more efficiently. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Says It's Time To Flip The Switch On Its Power Grid

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The Big Picture Of The Fast-Food Wage Dispute

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What's In A Name? Former Arthur Andersen Employees Spell It Out

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Unifi makes Repreve, a thread that comes from plastic waste bottles and leftover polyester scraps, at its Yadkinville, N.C., facility. Courtesy of Unifi hide caption

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Driven By Climate Change, Cotton Buyers Look For Alternatives

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Workplace drug testing for marijuana may need updating in light of changing laws, a case before the Colorado Supreme Court suggests. Kai-Huei Yau/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Colorado Case Puts Workplace Drug Policies To The Test

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Who's The Boss? Labor Board Says It's McDonald's, As Much As Franchisee

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Small French Company Challenges Telecom Titans For T-Mobile

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