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More companies are stepping in to help their workers with a much cheaper way to get some emergency cash than payday loans. MHJ/Getty Images hide caption

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Walmart And Others Offer Workers Payday Loan Alternative

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The new tax credit sidesteps a common pitfall in the eyes of many Republicans by avoiding a mandate — it doesn't require employers to provide paid family leave. Instead, the law offers firms a financial incentive to provide the coverage. FatCamera/Getty Images hide caption

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The American Iron and Steel Institute is one of the trade groups that wants Congress to undo the stronger safety regulation enacted in 2016 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. michal-rojek/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Congress May Undo Rule That Pushes Firms To Keep Good Safety Records

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Employees Are Paying A Bigger Chunk Of Health Insurance Costs

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In 2016, Talking Politics Can Make Things Uncomfortable At Work

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Duke Gillingham, president of Oasis Foods, in Hillside, N.J., says about two-thirds of his roughly 180 employees declined to enroll in the company health plan for 2015. Many make less than $15 an hour, and found the company plan too expensive. Fred Mogul/WNYC hide caption

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N.J. Factory Turns To Medicaid To Insure Lowest-Paid Employees

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Automatically enrolling workers into a savings plan and then deducting their pre-tax contribution from their paycheck means workers don't see or feel any loss. It sort of tricks our brains into doing the right thing. Annette Elizabeth Allen/NPR hide caption

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Why Is It So Hard To Save? U.K. Shows It Doesn't Have To Be

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Michael Doucleff Sr. (right) talks to a longtime customer at Duke Bakery in Alton, Ill. Dan Brannan/Courtesy of Riverbender.com hide caption

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Could Delaying Retirement Be Great For Your Health?

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What's That Smell?! When Workplaces Try Fragrance Bans

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When it comes to an employee's mental health status, what does an employer need to know, or have a right to know? iStockphoto hide caption

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Germanwings Crash Highlights Workplace Approaches To Mental Health

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