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Survey Reveals Slight Climb in Full-Time Hiring

December 28, 2011
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An annual CareerBuilder forecast also shows 59 percent anticipate no change in their staff levels and 11 percent are unsure whether there will be change.
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Suit Claims Worker was Fired for Refusing to Wear '666' Sticker

November 22, 2011
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In March 2010, as a company's accidnt-free tally approached the number 666—identified in the 'Revelations' book of the Bible as 'the number of the beast' and a representation of Satan—the employee informed his supervisors that his religious beliefs wouldn't allow him to wear that number.
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No Perfect Fit

September 23, 2011
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Outfitting workers with well-suited age, ethnic benefits requires tailoring.
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EEOC: Bass Pro Discriminates Against Blacks, Hispanics in Hiring

September 22, 2011
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The suit against the 60-store sporting goods retailer also says managers at locations including the Houston area and Louisiana ‘made overtly racially derogatory remarks acknowledging the discriminatory practices including that hiring black candidates did not fit the corporate profile,' said the agency.
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Dear Workforce What Can HR Do To Boost Acceptance Of Our Ethics Program?

September 21, 2011
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Our company's ethics program is viewed as unimportant by management and employees. What can HR do to boost interest in our ethics program and its importance?
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N.Y. Human Rights Chief ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Ad Agencies’ Hiring of Minorities

September 16, 2011
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Patricia Gatling, head of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, testifies she’s optimistic that agencies will ramp up the numbers of minority executives in their ranks.
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Best Practices for Diversity Training

September 12, 2011
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Here are five of the best practices based on research and companies’ experiences.
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Dear Workforce What’s The Key To Recruiting More Minority Nurses

September 7, 2011
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How can we develop diverse applicant pools for recruiting registered nurses? Advertising in minority journals is too costly. What are other nurse recruiters doing to find minority applicants?
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Workforce Management Q&A Driving Opportunities for Women

September 7, 2011
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Hitoshi Kawaguchi, Nissan Motor Co.’s senior VP for HR, says his company’s award-winning program in Japan, which includes longer maternity leave than the law requires, has sparked change as more women are brought into the company fold. But the automaker isn’t looking to stop there: It’s also focusing on cross-cultural, generational and career initiatives.
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Kaiser Permanente Optimas Award Winner for Ethical Practice

September 7, 2011
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The nonprofit health care provider uses a “from the top down” strategy to attract and retain a diversified workforce and membership.
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