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Lights, Camera, Coaching

October 23, 2007
Consulting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers creates its own version of ‘must-see TV,’ kicking off 10 episodes to dramatize the value of everyday workplace interactions—which can be more important than formal evaluations.
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Federal Judge Halts DHS Regulation on No-Match Letters

October 11, 2007
The ruling stalls indefinitely an effort to hold employers accountable for discrepancies between a worker’s name and Social Security number. It freezes a mailing of so-called ‘no-match’ packets that were to be sent in September to 140,000 employers and would have affected 8 million employees.
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Are VEBAs the Future of Employee Health Care

October 9, 2007
The contract agreement between the United Auto Workers and Detroit’s Big Three automakers have brought health care trusts known as VEBAs—voluntary employees’ beneficiary associations—to national attention. However, the tiny city of Post Falls, Idaho, may be able to teach the UAW a thing or two about running a VEBA.
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