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More Companies Linking Rewards, Penalties to Wellness Program Results

August 9, 2012
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Fifty-eight percent of employers offering wellness incentives pegged rewards to completion of lifestyle modification programs such as weight loss, smoking cessation and physical fitness.
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It (Still) Pays to Be Good

August 2, 2012
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The Hewlett-Packard-IBM story strongly suggests that, increasingly, the lower road does not compute.
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The Young and the Carless

July 31, 2012
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Among millennials, the love affair with the automobile is turning chilly.
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My German Shepherd, Memphis, and Sustaining What We Learn

July 31, 2012
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Teaching humans isn't usually as straightforward as teaching dogs. But the goals are the same.
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HR Not Whining About Winemaker's Sustainability Rating

July 16, 2012
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Companies nationwide are learning that sustainability has taken on a new holistic view of how the company treats the Earth and its inhabitants—particularly employees, stakeholders and customers.
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Contingent Overcompliance

July 13, 2012
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Excessive fear regarding the misclassification of workers and resulting liability can lead organizations to distance themselves unnecessarily from contractors and temps. The result is bad for both companies and contingents.
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Former United Flight Attendant Files Whistle-Blower Lawsuit

July 2, 2012
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Malcolm Hamilton alleged he was fired after reporting to the Federal Aviation Administration that United had an “unofficial, unspoken policy” requiring flight attendants to file false reports.
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Big Brother Is Watching: Why Social Media Policies Make Good Business Sense

June 21, 2012
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Social media policies that define what employees can talk about and how employers will monitor them help organizations protect their intellectual property while giving workers a framework for online communication.
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