<![CDATA[Jobs & career resource in Kansas City, MO & | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/jobs/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:08:06 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:08:06 CST Jobs 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com FedEx is hiring more than 150 package handlers at three area locations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article79556762.html#storylink=rss The company said it has openings for part-time and full-time workers

For more information, go to fedex.watchasort.com or contact Allie Addoms at 412-747-4277 or allie.addoms@fedex.com

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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:13:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article79556762.html
Americans have disparate access to retirement plans http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79507267.html#storylink=rss Americans who want to retire may face very unequal paths to get there depending on where they live.

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High court ruling helps federal workers file job bias claims http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article79249382.html#storylink=rss The Supreme Court is making it easier for federal workers to file employment discrimination lawsuits after quitting their jobs over conditions they consider intolerable.

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Hiring hurdle: Finding workers who can pass a drug test http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article78726632.html#storylink=rss One in 10 Americans reported in 2014 that they had used illicit drugs within the past month

Many people who apply for jobs simply skip drug tests they know they cannot pass

In some industries like trucking, testing is mandated by federal law for safety reasons

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The discrimination lawsuit you didn’t see coming http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article78591747.html#storylink=rss Researcher finds 4,400 cases alleging workplace bias because of family care obligations

Report says such lawsuits mushroomed in the last decade

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More workers will be eligible for overtime pay, but employers are still figuring out who they are http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article78318912.html#storylink=rss U.S. Department of Labor publishes new regulations

More employees will need to track their time on the job

Workers who make $47,476 or less will be eligible for overtime

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Wed, 18 May 2016 09:25:26 CDT

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How-to ads on voting out unions stir Missouri’s labor community http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article77391057.html#storylink=rss Joplin businessman David C. Humphreys has provoked organized labor with radio and TV ads

The spots tell union members how to vote out the unions that represent them

“My phone blew up,” one labor leader said. “I knew within hours which stations it was on.”

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Fri, 13 May 2016 07:16:28 CDT

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Another lawsuit alleges Cerner failed to pay overtime http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article78158912.html#storylink=rss Overtime lawsuits draw national attention

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Millions of workers could get pay hikes under new overtime rules http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article78236897.html#storylink=rss It establishes a pay threshold of $47,476 a year for those working more than 40 hours a week

That is twice the current level of $23,660 a year, which has been unchanged for more than a decade

In addition, the Labor Department rules will allow for future increases every three years

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Tue, 17 May 2016 21:27:19 CDT

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Companies strive to protect their LGBT workers while abroad http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78243132.html#storylink=rss Gay employees face threats in countries where homosexuality is a crime

Businesses grapple with how to keep people safe

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Tue, 17 May 2016 22:03:55 CDT

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Pets join the workforce, and their people love the result http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article76811192.html#storylink=rss Presence of pets is changing workplaces all over town

The effects are rubbing off on customers, too

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Tue, 10 May 2016 16:43:23 CDT

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