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According to CNBC, the idea of four-day work weeks is gaining traction fast among American workers. It cites a poll from Eagle Hill Consulting, a Forbes-recognized management firm, stating 53% of U.S. employees polled said they are experiencing burnout, and women and younger workers are being hit the hardest at 56% and 62%.
The new incentive offers $500 to employees who have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have secured a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
Workforce shortages, however, remain a problem for North Dakota and other states.
"Employers are at risk of losing talent if they do not allow remote work," Gallup study suggests.

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Melissa McMahon, 50, of Odessa, Minnesota, was struck shortly after 5 p.m. in a construction zone.
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After getting a sample of what it's like to work from home, some Americans have discovered they like it enough to leave their jobs if they are expected to return to the office. Columnist Tammy Swift wants to hear their stories about how COVID-19 has changed our workplace attitudes and expectations.

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Three new locations are planned for Kearney, Neb., Sidney, Mont. and Watertown, S.D. while the company faces hiring challenges in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
Critics of a new North Dakota law warn it will hamper legal redress for individuals hurt by asbestos.
North Dakota's minimum wage policies vary significantly from its neighbors Minnesota, Montana and South Dakota. The three bordering states all have minimum wages higher than the federal rate and make annual adjustments to their respective minimum wages.

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