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Borderless world

Some 2,000 people will head to the Radisson Hotel at Rochester Plaza next Thursday to attend the International Trade Expo and many of them will join the banquet festivities held that night. The annual expo and banquet are a chance ...

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The price is always right when it’s free

Words don’t get much shorter than that, but they don’t get much more powerful either. Let me give you an example. Much to my own amazement, I became a telemarketing statistic recently. The calls seem to get through all the ...

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Where’s the greed?

Everyone knows corporations are getting fat and happy at the expense of their workers, who face downward pressure on wages even as the downsizing tide rises. But could it be that everyone is wrong? That’s the thrust of an article ...

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Feds created, mislabeled S&L debacle

When the Resolution Trust Corp. finally wrapped things up earlier this year, the total cost to taxpayers was $90 billion. We were given the feeling that we taxpayers were being forced to pay for the extravagances, dishonesty and incompetence of ...

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The ethics dilemma

In a 1987 poll, three-quarters of respondents said lack of ethics in business was contributing to a disturbing decline in moral standards. This, of course, was the era of Boesky and Milken. Stories headlined “What’s Wrong” and “Just How Corrupt ...

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Persistence, creativity pay off

Dear Editor: The young college graduate who wrote to you (RBJ, March 15) bemoaning her lack of experience has reason to be worried. Entry-level jobs are scarce and many experienced workers are clinging to their jobs in the face of ...

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Not exactly
cheap talk

The jury still may be out on that age-old question, but the nation’s lawyers aren’t taking any chances. As the presidential race gears up, attorneys and law firms are pouring money into campaign coffers–especially those designated for the Clinton-Gore re-election ...

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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: I read with interest the recent Letter to the Editor entitled “It’s hard to escape ‘inexperience’ trap” by L. Fedele (RBJ, March 15). Two underlying suppositions form the basis for Ms. Fedele’s conclusion that her negative employment situation ...

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Business should push grass-roots efforts

Employers and their representatives have moved more slowly than we should have to embrace the direct involvement in the process that is the hallmark of grass-roots lobbying. More and more, however, employer groups are recognizing that the message, arguments and ...

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The credibility gap

For more than a century, F.L. Heughes & Co. Inc. has helped erect some of Rochester’s landmark structures–the Eastman Theatre and the Times Square Building among them. The firm currently is supplying steel for the Frontier Field project. But F.L. ...

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Back in the race

After a bout of temporary insanity, the nation’s Republicans have decided it might make sense to nominate a credible candidate to run against President Bill Clinton this fall. With super results on back-to-back Tuesdays, Sen. Bob Dole has more than ...

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