Workforce Management, February 2010

Preview the February 2010 Table of Contents

September 7, 2011
Labor on the March
by Mark Schoeff Jr.
With Obama, Solis, Trumka and Stern leading the charge, the labor movement is waging a major campaign to advance its agenda in 2010.


SPECIAL REPORT—Background Checking: Burden of Proof
by Fay Hansen

Employers will soon be asked to provide empirical evidence for screening and hiring practices based on assumptions about workplace criminality—but they'll be hard-pressed to find it.

The Last Word
Accentuate the Positive
John Hollon
It's Who You Know
From our readers

 Steal Our Data, Please
Mike Saylor, who shows firms how vulnerable their most sensitive data is by taking it, says that even the most elaborate corporate security can be undermined by basic human nature; Personality Tests Adapt to the Times; Ads Educate C-Suite About Disability Diversity; Minorities Still Lagging in Retirement Participation; Employees Want Feedback—Even if It's Negative; Small Firms Face Spiking Health Care Premiums; HR Groups Use Scholarships, Discounts to Keep Members. 5 Questions: Contingent Staffing in the Public Sphere. Legal Briefings: 'Me Too' Evidence in Sex Harassment Claims; Exam Request Lawful Due to Safety Concerns. The Hot List: Employment-Related Screening Providers. Data Bank: Wage, Employment Gaps Grow

January 2010

December 14, 2009

November 16, 2009
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