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A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked a U.S. Department of Labor rule extending overtime pay to roughly 5 million workers nationwide.

Read More: http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2016/11/23/judge-blocks-obama-backed-rule-extending-overtime.html 


Business managers have occasionally suggested to human resources consultant Bob Floreak that they wished they could shed older employees and shift to a younger workforce. He responds with one basic question: Why?

Read More: http://www.post-gazette.com/aging-edge/aging-edge-reports/2016/10/31/Workforce-keeps-aging-but-it-doesn-t-mean-age-discrimination-cases-disappear/stories/201610300009


David Smith hoped for a long career in the oil and gas industry, but when he got laid off last year, he searched for a different job that would be in high demand.

The most promising opportunity he found was beneath the hood of a car.

“There's a vast new business going on in automotive,” said Smith, 43, of Claysville. “Not only dealing with hybrids, but also electric. There is an abundance of performance shops.”

Read More: http://triblive.com/business/headlines/11176431-74/auto-smith-program 

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