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Scheduling Snapshot

October 10, 2008
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During the past five years, advances in computer hardware and software have allowed applications to take many factors into account in generating sophisticated schedules.
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Scheduling Software Infor Software

October 10, 2008
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Infor software allows managers to score employees on customer service, which allows peak performers to be scheduled at peak times.
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Chrysler Asks UAW for Four 10-Hour Days

August 11, 2008
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The proposal is similar to what some government entities are doing to reduce energy costs. They are shifting from five eight-hour days per workweek to four 10-hour days.
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In California, Flexible Schedules Are Tightly Regulated

July 31, 2008
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Employers find that setting up compressed work schedules can be a bureaucratic minefield. While in theory the state’s law promised ‘workplace flexibility,’ in practice it imposes rigid procedural requirements on employers, who could be exposed to an employee claim for unpaid overtime if they make just one false step.
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We Have a Winner

May 15, 2008
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Since dealers at Foxwoods Resort Casino began scheduling their own shifts 18 months ago, morale is up and processing times are down.
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Right on Schedule

May 15, 2008
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Using shift-scheduling software, hospitals can reduce overhead by planning shift work more efficiently and keep nurses happy by giving them more say over their hours.
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With a Shortage of Top Talent, Senior Executives Are Increasingly Going Freelance

March 24, 2008
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Companies once reluctant to turn over management tasks to outsiders are coming around to what some experts say is an emerging new economic model in which managers are hired on a project basis.
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UAW Seeks Job Guarantees to End Strike at American Axle

March 17, 2008
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The union is nervous that the company will move future GM work to its Mexican operations if progress isn’t made.
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Chrysler to Go Dark for Two Weeks in July

March 14, 2008
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Workers will have to take vacation during the period unless they make special arrangements with the company. The move affects the majority of the company’s 15,061 salaried employees and 56,517 hourly workers around the world.
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N.Y. Fines Businesses $4 Million for Misclassified Hourly Workers

February 12, 2008
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New York state Labor Commission officials said Monday, February 11, that they have fined businesses more than $4 million for illegally classifying workers as independent contractors, but that they had only scratched the surface of an extensive problem.
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