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SHRM Elects Three New Board Members

November 22, 2011
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The recently elected officials are Coretha M. Rushing of Equifax Inc., Brian D. Silva of Fresenius Medical Care and José Tomas of Burger King Corp.
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Put Me in, Coach—or, Rather, Put Coaches in

November 17, 2011
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Employees Breathing Easier in Green Buildings

November 15, 2011
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In March 2010, the Highlandtown Healthy Living Center moved from an old building with mold issues and poor indoor air quality to one receiving the U.S. Green Building Council's top rating. Since then, worker health and productivity have climbed.
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Court Ruling Puts Workplace Grief on Trial

November 14, 2011
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Even though the defendants avoided liability, grief recovery experts say the case illustrates the pitfalls for managers who are not trained to be sufficiently sensitive toward and educated about grief.
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Patagonia Fills Payroll With People Who Are Passionate

November 5, 2011
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Perennially recognized as a good workplace for mothers, the California company also has earned a reputation for employee loyalty at a time when other apparel retailers commonly see turnover of more than 100 percent annually.
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Workers OK With Their Job but Seek Security, Communication

October 7, 2011
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SHRM’s 2011 Employee Job Satisfaction Survey shows that 83 percent of 600 randomly selected employees are satisfied with their current job. However, only 28 percent reported being satisfied with job security, which has ranked as the most important aspect of job satisfaction for four years in a row.
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NFL’s Detroit Lions Support Michigan’s Proposed Workers’ Comp Reforms

October 4, 2011
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The legislation takes aim at a loophole in the National Football League’s collective bargaining agreement, which allows players to file workers’ compensation claims in states where their teams are not based. In particular, California law allows players to make a claim in California if they have played at least one game in the state.
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Drug Arrests at Boeing Plant May Reveal Bigger Workplace Worry

October 3, 2011
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Employers nationwide have learned that some workers' compensation claimants are becoming addicted to opioid painkillers prescribed for their work-related injuries; they are also discovering that employees using those prescription drugs may also drive workplace injuries.
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2011 Game Changer: Benedict ‘Ned' Salvador

September 29, 2011
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Senior director, Integra Business Processing Solutions Inc., Manila, Philippines
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2011 Game Changer: Julie Heitzler

September 29, 2011
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Human resources manager, Orlando (Florida) Airport Marriott
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