Workforce Management-i September 8, 2008

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September 5, 2008
Presidential Prescriptions
Stories by Jeremy Smerd & Mark Schoeff Jr.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain sees tax breaks for the future of health care in America. Meanwhile, Democratic nominee Barack Obama favors a national health plan and insurance exchange to broaden coverage. Either proposal could have negative consequences for employers.


Top-paid Woman In HR Fiscally Fit
Stories by Jessica Marquez

Martha Burger, the top-ranked woman on Workforce Management’s annual list of the highest-paid HR executives, says her background in finance has helped raise HR’s standing with her company.

Give ’em a Break ... or Get Sued
Storiesby Patrick J. Kiger
Employers are being slapped with lawsuits, costing them millions of dollars in some cases, by employees who say they are being compelled to work through their meal breaks.

Dave Ulrich on Culture Change
Dave Ulrich
To implement a new brand, says the University of Michigan business professor, leaders need to start determining how they want their best customers to see their organization.

The Last Word
Hidden passion
Dr. John Sullivan
Spirit-ed workplace
From our readers

 Market Drowns Stock Options
Huge corporate losses putting the once-lucrative perk deep underwater. Commuter Aid Becomes A Must: San Francisco OKs ordinance mandating employee transit options. Automatic Jobs: Plants making Toyota trucks and SUVs idling, yet their workers keep busy.5 Questions: 401(k)s alone may not add up. Legal Briefings: Guns at work; noncompetes. Event Calendar: Key conferences and forums. The Hot List: Health care providers. Data Bank: Recession canceled.

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