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Foul-ups Trump Safeguards in UBS Scandal

September 27, 2011
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In the aftermath of such blatantly avoidable foul-ups, can you recall a single instance when outside analysts concluded that systems and processes had not been put in place or learning had not been delivered? I can't. It's the failure to act in line with all of these safeguards that's the issue.
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Trader Scandal May Hamstring UBS' Recruiting

September 26, 2011
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The $2.3 billion loss the London-based trader allegedly managed to accumulate will make things difficult for the bank's wealth management business, recruiters said.
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EEOC Sues Fashion Boutique Delia's for Pregnancy Discrimination

September 23, 2011
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The suspected harassment included constant questioning about some employees' ability to perform their jobs because they were pregnant, recommending they take leaves of absence or forcing them to take maternity leave early. The suit also alleges that the company fired one of the employees in retaliation after she complained about being harassed because of her pregnancy.
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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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Back These Smart Safety Net Fixes

September 20, 2011
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Sadly, some business leaders pooh-poohed the call for payroll tax relief and a tax credit for hiring the long-term unemployed with what amounted to a kind of whining. Let's hope the employer community reacts more positively to the president's safety net legislation.
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Multiple Choice Unrest: HRCI-SHRM Link Leaves Many Stumped

September 16, 2011
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A low pass rate on exams and high cost for study materials have HR practitioners seeking to earn their credentials questioning the blurry relationship between SHRM and HRCI.
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Activision Shareholders Vote a Resounding Yes On ‘Say on Pay’

September 16, 2011
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Shareholders at the video game maker voted 69 percent in favor of a shareholder proposal that would give them an annual advisory vote on executive compensation. It marked the highest support for a say-on-pay proposal in the U.S. since investors first began voting on the matter two years ago.
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High Court Weighs ‘Me Too’ Evidence in Discrimination Cases

September 16, 2011
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The plaintiff in the case against Sprint may have an uphill battle as justices try to set a standard for when to allow testimony in discrimination suits from employees whose supervisors are not the same as the plaintiff’s.
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A Quarter of NYC Construction Jobs Are ‘Off the Books’

September 16, 2011
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At least 50,000 New York City construction jobs, or 25 percent of the total, are part of the untaxed—and at times unsafe—underground economy.
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