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What's Cooking in Savannah: Paula Deen in the Fire

June 24, 2013
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The real issue, which hasn't been clearly determined, at least publicly, is what Ms. Deen actually said, what she did, and when her actions took place.
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When Culture Killers Are Top Performers

June 19, 2013
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If culture is truly central to organizational success, those who contribute to its death should not and cannot be considered top performers.
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Sexual Assaults in the Military and Mission Effectiveness

June 4, 2013
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Victims have reported that their attackers were the very people to whom they were required to report attacks. This system may cause complaints to be ignored or dismissed and the claimants ostracized or retaliated against.
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Angelina and GINA

May 30, 2013
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Even though GINA has been law for more the four years, it is seldom discussed or understood. Employers need to take this lesson to heart. Genetics -- both an employee's and that of one's family members -- is off limits in employment.
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Restoring Workplace Trust, Part II

May 23, 2013
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Restoring broken trust is based on behavior, not words, slogans or talking points. Because trust is breached by actions, it takes other key actions to repair it.
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Restoring Workplace Trust

May 6, 2013
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As trust is based on actions not words, our gut-level understanding of actual conduct and deeds determines who we conclude is trustworthy and not.
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EEOC Lands Its Largest Settlement Ever

May 6, 2013
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I never thought I'd read about a case in which I could say to myself, “A $240 million jury verdict doesn't seem all that out of whack.” Then I read about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's recent $240 million jury verdict against Henry's Turkey Service. The agency alleged that the farm subjected its 32 mentally disabled workers to decades of abuse.
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Companies That Don't Embrace Social Media Might Be Treading Water, Experts Say

May 6, 2013
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The water's fine in the social media pool, but many companies are still afraid to allow workers to dive in. Experts say employers should take the social media plunge to buoy their brand and improve productivity.
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They Are Worth More

April 24, 2013
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That $8.25 an hour is a wage you pay to high school kids living with their parents, not an adult trying to live a decent life in a U.S. city.
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