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Klobuchar seeks law protecting job applicants privacy on Facebook

May 11, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) joined three other senators this week to announce the introduction of legislation to prohibit an employer from requiring a current or potential employee to turn over their password to a Facebook or other private online account. Continue Reading

Klobuchar: Employer wellness programs can cut sick leave 25 percent

February 11, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar highlighted the benefits of employer wellness initiatives this week and said these programs are key to maintaining American businesses’ competitive edge in the global economy. Continue Reading

Survey: Students need more realistic job expectations

June 27, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Employers have a message to recent graduates expecting to enter the job market: Get real. Continue Reading

Tax break for employer health plans a target again

November 28, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON Job-based health care benefits could wind up on the chopping block if President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans get serious about cutting the deficit.
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