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Survey Employers Ignoring Workers’ Pain at the Pump

September 16, 2011
Employers are doing little, if anything, to help employees cope with the budget-busting fill-ups at the pump. Eighty percent of the employees surveyed say they get no financial or other benefits from their employers to ease the burden of high fuel prices.
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Dear Workforce How Do We Get Flex Schedules in HR

September 7, 2011
My company doesn’t have an official flexible schedule policy, which means some departments are able to work flex hours whereas other departments do not (including my department: human resources). How could I approach my vice president of HR and request that the benefits of flexible scheduling be considered?
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Here, Kitty, Kitty: Pet Insurance Benefit Picking Up

July 1, 2011
First introduced in 1982, insurance policies for pets have grown in popularity and are now offered by thousands of employers. It’s a benefit that costs nothing for employers, and requires little, if any, administration, while providing affordable group rates to employees.
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