In a new study, 56 percent of low-to-moderate income inner-city adults from five Northeast cities said they knew not much or nothing at all about the Internet. The respondents said cost was the major obstacle to becoming computer literate and accessing the Internet.

This report presents results on family and medical leave policies and practices from two new surveys of employees and employers.

Promises, promises, promises...It's a new year and Americans are, once again, resolving to make things better. According to Simmons' National Consumer Survey (NCS), some of the most popular New Year's resolutions are going on a diet, saving money and quitting smoking.

Four out of five workers around the world describe themselves as very or somewhat satisfied with their job, dispelling the perception of boredom and drudgery in the new global workplace.

The Arbitron Company announced that it has placed meters with the first 50 consumers for its Philadelphia market trial of its revolutionary new radio, television and cable TV audience measurement device—the Portable People Meter (PPM).

The auto industry will adopt a build-to-order (BTO) car manufacturing and sales approach over the next four years to improve market responsiveness and bolster sagging profits.

Whether aligning your brand with a sports property, community event or cause-related effort, corporate sponsorships require a significant investment of time, energy and money.

Cisneros Television Group (CTG) announced it named Ralph Haiek as Chief Operating Officer. As previously announced, Ibero American Media Partners has agreed to combine CTG, along with other media properties, with El Sitio, Inc. LCTO to create Claxson Interactive Group, Inc.

The American workplace is changing. Today millions of workers telework, conducting their business from a home office, or at least an office nearer home, communicating to the corporate network via e-mail, telephone, fax and Internet.

Even though only a quarter of the global Internet population will reside in the United States by 2005, only one-third of American online businesses are targeting global markets, according to Jupiter Research.

The Promotion Marketing Association (PMA) released the results of its annual industry trends survey taken at its 22st annual Promotion Law conference.

Grupo Televisa, S.A. updated investors on the pre-sale advertising deposits expected to be applied to television advertising during 2001.

The next wave of young African American students to gain an insightful and working knowledge of investments, finance and wealth creation will launch their participation in the Chicago Urban League's Youth Investment/Youth Entrepreneur Project (YIP/YEP) during an orientation on Saturday, January 1

American Express Company, General Mills, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. have won the 2001 Catalyst Award for their comprehensive initiatives to advance women through their corporate ranks. Each initiative, diverse in its focus, has proven successful, effective, and measurable.

United Parcel Service announced that Jovita Carranza, a 24-year veteran of UPS, has been promoted to UPS President for Latin America & the Caribbean (Americas).

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