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An FMLA Affair

February 10, 2014
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A new bill introduced in Congress in late 2013 would provide workers 12 weeks of paid leave to tend to those personal or family illnesses.
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You, Biased? No, It’s Your Brain

February 9, 2014
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Research by a cadre of scientists during the past decade points to a troubling fact: Eliminating bias is far more difficult than once thought.
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Tasty Careers Without Cubicles Are Brewing

February 9, 2014
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Craft brewing has enjoyed a renaissance since then-President Jimmy Carter signed a bill in 1978, and employment in the industry is bubbling, too.
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YourForce: A Valentine to Your Employees — and From Us

January 31, 2014
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Where is the love? It’s a question your employees are probably asking even if Valentine’s Day isn’t looming like a giant heart-shaped cloud.
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What Do We Do About Bickering Employees?

January 30, 2014
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We have employees in a work area who are constantly bickering among themselves. They start rumors about each other, even though they've been warned of disciplinary action regarding their behavior. How close are we to completely losing our professional environment? — Frazzled, compliance and ethics officer, contracting and consulting, Madison, Mississippi
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Eliminating Mad Men Workplace Policies #SOTU

January 30, 2014
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Having flextime policies will keep quality workers engaged and employed, which is a win-win for everyone.
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A Dunce's Need for Flextime Before Such a Thing Existed

January 29, 2014
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While flextime is gaining in popularity in the 2010s, one Pulitzer Prize-winning author used the idea to paint his most famous character as a lazy employee by 1960s standards.
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Generational Condescending Aboard the Confederate Raider Shenandoah

January 29, 2014
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Civil War book reveals older generations have dismissed younger generations for, well, generations.
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The Workplace Ethics of Class-Segregated Bathrooms: The Results

January 24, 2014
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By a margin of two to one, my readers expressed that it is not acceptable for a business to segregate its restrooms by class of workers.
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‘Friday Night Tykes’: Here’s Some Tough Talk on the Show’s Tough Talk

January 23, 2014
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I’ve seen the same mentality in the workplace, too, where intimidation and berating prevail over human kindness and educating.
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