<![CDATA[Workplace Business News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST Workplace 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Low-wage workers in Kansas City aim for power at the polls http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article59806361.html#storylink=rss Fight for $15 rally adds voters at the Kansas City election board

Focus is put on voter registration of low-wage workers

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Central States Pension Fund cuts will be the subject of Kansas City public session http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article59770936.html#storylink=rss U.S. Treasury special master Kenneth Feinberg will lead event Tuesday

It’s the last session before ruling on plan to slash union pensions 50 percent and more

Fund says reductions are needed for it to survive

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Group pushes for flexible workplaces in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59775981.html#storylink=rss “When Work Works” initiative focuses on women

Mayor Sly James and Women’s Foundation push for changes

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Diane Stafford: Roses from your boss? Bad idea http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59544706.html#storylink=rss An office romance with your boss can be troublesome

Co-worker liaisons are common

Relationships with peers may be safer

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Overland Park-based Compass Minerals to cut 150 jobs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article59310618.html#storylink=rss Mild winter weather and weakness in its agriculture business contributed to lower results in fourth quarter

Results were also weaker for all of 2015

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Diane Stafford: Election year is prime time for workplace disagreements http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article58225043.html#storylink=rss Keep strong opinions from hurting work relationships

Offending employee could be asked to not talk about the volatile subject at work

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Is the office losing its allure for finding love? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59867471.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59867471.html Farmer has blossomed into a tulip peddler http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59735026.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By GEOFFREY MOHAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59735026.html Millions more white-collar workers could qualify for overtime under proposed federal rule http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59734751.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By LORRAINE MIRABELLA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59734751.html Meet the attorney suing Uber, Lyft, GrubHub and a dozen California tech firms http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59517582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By TRACEY LIEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59517582.html Rex Huppke: Companies can help tackle Internet trolls http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273848.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By REX HUPPKE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273848.html What one CEO wants women to do to reach the top http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273878.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273878.html Diane Stafford: Election year is prime time for workplace disagreements http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273888.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By DIANE STAFFORD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273888.html Liz Reyer: Leaders who can't talk tough must be taught http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273853.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By LIZ REYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273853.html Your Office Coach: Regain control of autonomous worker http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273843.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By MARIE G. MCINTYRE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273843.html Amid company merger, put your best foot forward http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273558.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By LEN BOSELOVIC ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273558.html How Publix store clerk Todd Jones rose to CEO's office http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273563.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By KYLE ARNOLD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59273563.html Returning veterans find new careers as sheet metal workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59098153.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By MEG JONES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article59098153.html Electrician, legal secretary among 10 best jobs that don't require college degree http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article58483533.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article58483533.html Kansas City area ended 2015 with a 3.8 percent jobless rate http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article58140758.html#storylink=rss The Missouri side accounted for the net job gain over the year

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Union for Jackson County jail guards takes hit from two crooked leaders and one bad decision http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article58083163.html#storylink=rss One union president stole as much as $185,000 from the local he headed

His successor stole less but saddled the union with an expensive lease

The union’s finances crumbled when the county quit making parking payments

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Home Depot to hire more than 80,000 workers for busy spring http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article58106688.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:02:04 CST By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article58106688.html Rex Huppke: Workplace wellness programs: A good idea often executed poorly http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57882853.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By REX HUPPKE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57882853.html How gloomy winter days can be an issue for employers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57882788.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By GRACE WONG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57882788.html Your Office Coach: How to stop your boss's annoying jokes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57883028.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By MARIE G. MCINTYRE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57883028.html Diane Stafford: Don't use this word in your resume http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57883038.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By DIANE STAFFORD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57883038.html Liz Reyer: Let your best teams lead the effort to boost overall performance http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57883033.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By LIZ REYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57883033.html Balancing Act: Communication is key for same-sex couples who also work together http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57883023.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By CINDY KRISCHER GOODMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57883023.html Programming education network seeks to fill tech-talent gap http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57882793.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By NANCY DAHLBERG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57882793.html Making a connection in telecom http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57882783.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By ANDREA CHANG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article57882783.html