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Monday Workplace News Round-up

Here are some headlines catching my eye today:

The owner of Segway dies after his Segway goes over a cliff.

Americans say "hold on a minute!" to the news that the Great Recession is over.

The NASA background checks dispute is going big time.

Online retailers are losing big money because their websites suck. I believe it.

Apple gets more consistently good press than Google. Neener, neener, neener.

Top executives of the U.S. Postal Service return to their jobs with more pay.

Who are the highest-paid workers in Los Angeles County? The county isn't telling.

Americans are afraid to take sick days right now. Duh.

Get ready to pay 12% more for health care in 2011.

It turns out the phrase "you look stressed out" is more true than originally thought. I'm waiting for the "Great Recession gives workers gray hair" story because that's what I'm seeing.

Chrysler suspends employees caught drinking and smoking pot on the job.

Medicine on wheels comes to migrant workers.

Honeywell workers get locked out.

Nigerian oil workers threaten a strike.

Did FBI workers cheat on an exam?

Silicon Valley companies agree to "no poaching" rules.

Things are so bad that even the NFL is cutting employee pay.

1 in 4 Americans under age 44 is tethered to a smartphone, so you'll have to repeat yourself.

Politics Daily blames Christine O'Donnell on Generation X. We don't take credit for her, but thanks.

More Baby Boomers are committing suicide. Maybe they saw these numbers?

Generation Y, meanwhile, is working the least amount of hours of any age group.

President Obama will sign a $42 billion small business jobs bill today.

Did you catch "Undercover Boss" last night? I'm waiting for this show.


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