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Smallbiz Small Talk: Bosses can't get even when staffers gripe on social media

...in what's called concerted activity, or joining with fellow staffers to improve working conditions, according to the National Labor Relations Board, the government agency responsible for upholding workers' rights."The NLRB is effectively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/smallbiz-small-talk-bosses
Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...toward high school sports associations to implement policies and procedures to prevent deaths and serious injuries.The National Athletic Trainers' Association and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine completed two days of meetings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-03-27/medical-experts-say-s
On The Money: Home appraisal comes in below your sales price, now what?

...median price of previously occupied homes has climbed 7.5 percent over the past year to $202,600, according to the National Association of Realtors. One key factor: The inventory of homes for sale was at just 4.6 months in February. That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/money-home-appraisal-comes
Local preparers not seeing increase in taxpayers deferring income tax fees

...million in 2014, according to a March 9 report from the National Consumer Law Center and Consumer Federation of America...putting it into your bank account.' "According to the National Society of Accountants, taxpayers will pay an average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-27/local-prepa
A new writers' conference in Augusta

...collection of short stories that transports readers to the front lines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2014.Wiley Cash's debut novel, A Land More Than Home, hit The New York Times list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-03-26/new-writers-conference-a
Overtime

...life and career" and has entered therapy.Solo launched a personal blog this week to share thoughts about herself and the national team as it prepares for the 2015 World Cup in Canada.Solo was suspended by U.S. Soccer in January after her husband...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/usca/2015-03-26/overtime
Aiken High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...in the 2014 Best & Brightest Awards. The Aiken High School marching band was chosen to represent South Carolina at the National Independence Day Parade in Washington D.C., making it the only school from the area selected. Don't Miss ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/aiken-county-board-e
David Norman

...Secondary Education from the University of South Carolina. He was a member of the South Carolina Education Association, the National Education Association, the South Carolina Association of School Administrators, and the South Carolina Alliance of...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174497315
Science, industry economics, patients are boosting research on rare disease drugs - and hope

...approved treatment, adrenocorticotropic hormone costing $125,000 over 2½ months. The cost was partly covered by the National Organization for Rare Disorders."We knew within five days it worked," Eallonardo recalls.Jenna did not talk until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/science-industry-economics
Business news

...want representation by the Machinists union.The union announced Tuesday that the Machinists and Boeing have agreed to the National Labor Relations Board conducting a one-day vote April 22 at five locations on the company's North Charleston campus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-25/business-news