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SHRM Transparency Group Reveals Strategy to Run for SHRM Board Positions

June 25, 2012
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The transparency group has met twice with association leaders since last year’s conference in Las Vegas, but after the second meeting in March, SHRM leaders decided to discontinue the meetings, according to Kate Herbst, a transparency group member and now a board candidate.
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It's About Time—and Money

May 3, 2012
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Workforce management technology has come a long way from time clocks. Today's tools can save—or cost—companies millions. And thanks to a new group, the once-frumpy field is coming into fashion.
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Justices Ask Tough Questions on Individual Mandate

March 27, 2012
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The Obama administration, which is defending the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, said Congress had such authority due to its constitutional power to regulate interstate commerce.
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Workforce Wins Prestigious Business Honors

March 22, 2012
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Workforce Management won a Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for senior editor Ed Frauenheim's in-depth look at the growing controversy over who owns social media contacts.
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Cleaning Up Your Supply Chain

March 6, 2012
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Keeping tabs on the labor in the international industrial supply chain isn't easy, but many resources exist to help make sense of it.
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Bill Proposed to Make Employer-Paid Education Aid Tax Break Permanent

March 6, 2012
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Under Section 127 of the Internal Revenue Code, employers can reimburse employees for up to $5,250 in annual undergraduate and graduate costs without the reimbursement being included in employees' taxable income.
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Apple and Foxconn: Beginning to See the Light

February 29, 2012
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In remarkable moves, Apple and its major supplier Foxconn recently gave into public demands for better treatment of the workers who assemble electronic gadgets in China.
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Study: Younger Workers Worried About Retirement

February 28, 2012
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While older workers tend to be more concerned about retirement than their younger colleagues, the survey found that the most dramatic shift in attitudes toward retirement security has been among the under-40 set.
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