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Monday Workplace News Roundup

Happy Monday! Hope you had a nice weekend. We survived the sweltering weekend storms across DC. The Boy Scouts were in town, too. Lots of 'em. Here are some headlines catching my eye today:

Turn up your speakers because it's time for another Mel Gibson rant.

Ramping up: If you're jones-ing for some empty management-speak like "core values," "fit," and "takeaways," look no further than this CEO's New York Times blog post.

Trust me: Half of employees say they don't trust their employers anymore and that's why they plan to look for a new job.

Beat it: Are U.S. immigrants with developmental disabilities getting deported in higher numbers?

Zip it: A new study finds companies lose big money when employees argue with each other in front of customers. I believe it.

Skip it: New Jersey's Supreme Court turns away a gay marriage case.

What a steal: Cybercrime is costing companies big bucks.

Pay? No way: A new study finds people aren't willing to pay for Twitter. Not even one dime.

Really bugged: A new survey finds bed bugs are showing up everywhere, including offices.

Patient patience: The average wait time in an American emergency room? 4 hours and seven minutes.

Rumor has it: BP CEO Tony Hayward has a new gig. In Siberia.

Small worries: Small businesses still can't get money from banks.

Maybe next year: Majority of Americans in a new Metlife poll think they've finally hit bottom financially; one-third think next year will be better.

Looking up: FedEx announces it will revive its employee 401(k) match now that the economy is getting better.

Madly mod: If you're moving to London, England and want to look cool on the job, then dress like Don or Betty Draper from Mad Men.

On that note, Mad Men is back, baby! It was a great season opener, too.

Fly me away: 40% of young aerospace and defense employees are job hunting.

Quarterly review: New BLS numbers show the average salaried employee in the United States earned $774 per week last quarter. Well, the men did, anyway. Women earned $704 a week.

Real life: Is a "Real Housewife of New Jersey" in foreclosure and getting ready to sell all her stuff? Now that would put some "real" in reality TV.

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