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In The News Workplace Shootings in Florida, Texas Again Put Focus on Violence on the Job The two shootings are the highest-profile incidents of workplace violence since a Yale University student’s strangled body was found in the university laboratory where she conducted research. A co-worker, Raymond J. Clark III, was later charged with the murder. Workforce.comManagement and OperationsHow to Resolve Workplace Conflict Conflict in the workplace is a painful reality and a key reason for poor productivity and frustration. Do you have people in your workplace that cause problems for everyone else? Do they create additional work for o... [Read Full Article]

Is the Corner Pharmacy Down for the Count?

Government, Politics and the Economy Perhaps California is Not Too Big to Fail With the legislature in gridlock and $24 billion in red ink, California lawmakers have not been able to persuade the Obama Administration to bail out the state, and California isn't alone. Economic Trends: The Death of the Independent Pharmacy With more customers filling their prescriptions online, the small independent pharmacies we grew up with are struggl... [Read Full Article]

Obama Takes a Fresh Look at Small Business

  Government and Economy Obama Takes a Fresh Look at Small Business After much criticism, the Obama administration is taking another look at its stimulus plan for small businesses and is expected to announce changes to the plan directly targeting small business lending and community banks. Texas Governor Rejects Stimulus Funds for Unemployment Framing his decision as a stand for state sovereignty, Governor Rick Perry said Washington politicians are trying to push their values on Texas. "Again and again, we hear the purpose of the federal stimulus legislation is to create jobs,” he said, “but this portion will ac... [Read Full Article]