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8 in 10 middle-aged Japanese aren’t ready to retire

ALMOST 80 percent of workers in their 50s and early 60s want to continue working past the regular retirement age, a new survey has shown. The Meiji Yasuda Institute of Life and Wellness survey found that just 2 in 10 said that they would not continue to work due to …

Can Trump Actually Bring Jobs Back to Ford?

Major layoffs at the company suggest it will probably prove harder than the president appreciates. Major layoffs at the company suggest it will probably prove harder than the president appreciates. The 10,000 residents of Flat Rock, Michigan, are cheerful lately — you might even say optimistic. Fifteen new businesses have …

You Can Never Hide From Your Boss | New Republic

What Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn heralds for the future of work. When the news broke on Monday that Microsoft had purchased LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, most people likely read or heard about it on their way to work, checking their phones or sitting in front of a laptop with their …

Excessive Alcohol Consumption Costs America $250 Billion a Year – Bloomberg Business

New estimates say excess alcohol consumption cost the U.S. economy a quarter-trillion dollars in 2010. Drinking too much has well-known personal costs—headaches, nausea, and regrettable 4 a.m. text messages. The Centers for Disease Control has put a figure on how much it costs the American economy: $249 billion. That includes spending on health …