September 2010
People Management;9/2/2010, p8
This section offers world news briefs related to people management as of September 2010 including the plans of the German government to pass a law that prohibits employers from checking their applicants' profile using the Facebook social networking site, and a report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicating that pilot, logger and fisherman are the top three dangerous jobs in the U.S.


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