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Dear Workforce What Do I Do With Marginal Performers

September 7, 2011
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First, consider how well current employees would perform in the future. Then develop a plan of action based on what you learn.
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Dear Workforce Should I Reassign Instead of Fire

September 7, 2011
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If it's an attitude problem, the transfer will only perpetuate (and may spread) the problem.
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Dear Workforce How Much Severance to Provide

September 7, 2011
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It greatly depends on the company and the person, but here are some averages.
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Judge Dismisses Reporter's Discrimination, Retaliation Case Against Fox News

August 31, 2011
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The EEOC had charged New York City-based Fox News with violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title I of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 with respect to its treatment of reporter and former anchor Catherine Herridge.
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No Unemployment Insurance for Willful Misconduct

March 22, 2011
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A lower court ruled that the employee was not entitled to reconsideration of the Employment Security Division Board of Review’s decision to reject his assertion that he was discharged as a whistle-blower for challenging UnitedHealthcare’s practices and denied him benefits.
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Courts Ruling on WARN Act Could Benefit Employers

January 13, 2011
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The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act requires employers with 100 or more employees to provide at least 60 days’ notice to workers of plant closings or mass layoffs.
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Regarding Disciplinary Action Toward an Employee, Is Honesty the Best Policy?

December 16, 2010
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The legal benefits from making the effort to explain a disciplinary action far outweigh the discomfort that may be involved.
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New York Labor Department Says Shuttered Hospital Owes Workers $50 Million

November 11, 2010
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State agency is going after St. Vincent’s Hospital for abruptly closing without giving enough notice to staff; hospital lawyers warn claim could ‘derail’ bankruptcy plans.
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Top HR Leaders Among Those Purged by Tribune Co.

November 3, 2010
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A spokesman declined to comment on future plans for the division, saying only that ‘HR will not be outsourced.’
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Truck Driver Can Press Sex Discrimination Claim

April 13, 2010
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In its ruling, a Richmond, Virginia-based appeals court panel unanimously overturns the ruling of a lower court, which had dismissed the case, and remands it for trial.
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