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EDGE 10.0: A Decade on the Job

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Jun 26, 2014
Since its beginnings, EDGE has been charting the LGBT progress on the business front. When it began in as a regional website back, it was more the exception than the norm for a business to include job protection for gay and lesbian employees.

Unemployed LGBT Seniors Face Many Obstacles

By Brian McNaught | Saturday Jun 21, 2014
The people who live these nightmares most often are older workers who, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, have watched the depletion of their savings, and the diminished value of their skills.

Study: Gays Have Harder Time on the Job Market

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 6, 2011
A new study suggests that there is a trend among employers to pass over self-identified gay job applicants.

OECD: Rich country unemployment may have peaked

By Emma Vandore | Wednesday Jul 7, 2010
Unemployment in rich countries may have peaked - but they must create 17 million jobs if they want to return to pre-crisis employment levels, the OECD said Wednesday.

Zions pledges to amend policy to protect gays

Monday May 10, 2010
Zions Bancorp’s board is pledging to prohibit discrimination based on someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

Obama to Offer Tax Credits for New Employees, Higher Wages

By Charles Babington and Stephen Ohlemacher | Friday Jan 29, 2010
Obama expected to offer tax credits to companies that hire new workers--up to $5,000 for each new worker, as well as an incentive for more hours or upped pay for current workers.

Democrats promise jobs bill

By Andrew Taylor | Wednesday Nov 18, 2009
House Democrats are looking at swelling deficits further, at least temporarily, on a jobs-producing bill in response to double-digit unemployment and a sense within their ranks that the party needs to do more to put people back to work.

Even as layoffs persist, some good jobs go begging

By Christopher Leonard | Monday Oct 5, 2009
In a brutal job market, here’s a task that might sound easy: Fill jobs in nursing, engineering and energy research that pay $55,000 to $60,000, plus benefits.
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