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Workplace Issues Today: New Boeing line to be located in South Carolina

Boeing announced that the new production line for the 787 will be located in South Carolina, rather than with the first line in Washington. Boeing cited factors like natural disasters and terrorism as well as the International Association of Machinists (IAM) among its reasons for locating the plant in South Carolina. The IAM had offered […]

The Office (Season 5) is here! – DVD

The Office (Season 5) is now available on DVD from the Catherwood Library.  Ask for it by call# (PN1992.77 .O34 2009) at the Circulation Desk to check it out. And, yes, Season 5 also has its very own Wikipedia page, but don’t look at it, if you want to be surprised.

Workplace Issues Today: Ford employees continue to stand against concessions

1,712 workers at Ford Motor Co.’s plant in Claycomo, Kansas voted yesterday to reject concessions put forth by the company. Despite favorable reviews from the UAW Vice President, only 147 union members voted in favor of concessions. Two other plants, both in Michigan, rejected the concessions as well, but one in Michigan and one in […]

Workplace Issues Today: Boeing and IAM in talks over new assembly line

Boeing and the International Association of Machinists have been talking for weeks in Washington about where the companies new manufacturing line for 787s will be placed. Their two options are Everett, Washington or Charleston, South Carolina. Boeing representatives cite the frequent strikes that occur in the Puget Sound area as a deterrent for the placement […]

Find Company Profiles Before Your Interview!

The web site is: Best viewed in full screen! Click the full screen icon before you click play. The steps demonstrated are: 1. Go to 2. Click the ‘Company Profiles’ tab. 3. Select ‘Business Source Complete”. 4. Enter the name of the company you are interested in and click ‘Search’. 5. On the […]

Workplace Issues Today: Mandated vaccinations for hospital staff causes dissent

Amid growing concerns about the swine flu pandemic, hospitals and employees are increasingly at odds over mandatory vaccinations for nurses and staff. More and more hospitals around the country are requiring employees to receive seasonal flu shots, a step many health administrators say is vital to preventing transmission of the flu virus. Many hospital employees, […]

Workplace Issues Today: Healthcare reform takes a step forward

A victory was gained for Democrats in the Senate yesterday when the Senate Finance Committee approved a healthcare reform measure. The measure was approved by a 14-9 vote, with Republican Senator Olympia Snowe voting in favor. As the first Republican in the Senate to endorse a healthcare reform measure, Senator Snowe said that her vote […]

Annual Review of Economics (new!)

The non-profit publisher Annual Reviews, which may be more well-known for its review articles of scientific primary research,  has released 3 new titles as part of an Economics collection:  Annual Review of Economics; Annual Review of Resource Economics; and the forthcoming Annual Review of Financial Economics. The current issue of Annual Review of Economics includes […]

RQOTM: Find Grants!

Our Reference Question of the Month answers the question, where can I find grants to which to apply? The answer lists a wealth of resources that are the best sources for grants of all types, sizes and amounts. For specific help using any of these resources, contact the Catherwood Library.

Fall Break Hours

Please note the following changes to Catherwood Library’s hours for Fall Break: Saturday, 10/10: CLOSED Sunday, 10/11: CLOSED Monday, 10/12: 8am-5pm Tuesday, 10/13: 8am-11pm Thanks!

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