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Wayward at Safeway

November 9, 2011
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The supermarket chain's recent 15 minutes of infamy over stolen sandwiches is a reminder that policies and training have to stress common sense as much as compliance.
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Pension Funding Levels Improve, but Still Well Below 2011 Peak: Mercer

November 3, 2011
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The consultancy attributed the funding improvement to an 11 percent gain in equity values in October, partially offset by a decrease in corporate bond yields.
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Aon's Premier Partnership Kicks Up Camaraderie

November 3, 2011
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Employees from acquired companies find ways to unite with one another through their affiliation with the English soccer club. The partnership added a new dimension in October with ‘Pass It On,' an employment and client engagement initiative.
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Hero of Missouri Tornado Disaster Finally Gets Comp Benefits

October 25, 2011
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The 51-year-old social worker's medical expenses have exceeded $2.5 million and are still mounting. He reportedly has no medical insurance.
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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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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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No Perfect Fit

September 23, 2011
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Outfitting workers with well-suited age, ethnic benefits requires tailoring.
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Phony Open Doors Lead to Naked Emperors

September 23, 2011
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The Corporate Executive Board found that among the 12 key indicators it tracks in its “cultural diagnostic” of companies, the one that is most strongly correlated with 10-year total shareholder return is employee comfort with speaking up.
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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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