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Resource ID: #20067
Subject: Employment
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
Date: Sept. 5


The Journal reports that "cutbacks and computerization have slashed accounts-payable payrolls but also have cost companies billions of dollars in overpayment, sparked conflicts with vendors and opened the way to fraud." The story finds that computers, unlike people, can't always spot errors and fraud, but as new technologies are coming to the workplace, this might change soon.

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