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Henderson Resigns as General Motors CEO

December 1, 2009
In a press release, Chairman Edward Whitacre stated, ‘At its monthly meeting in Detroit today, the General Motors board of directors accepted the resignation of Fritz Henderson as director, president and CEO of the company.’
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Nobel Prize Winners Provide Insight on Outsourcing, Contract Work

November 24, 2009
The Nobel Prize in economics seldom has practical applications for workforce management. Yet this year’s prize, awarded in October to Oliver Williamson and Elinor Ostrom, recognizes research that provides insights into such workforce issues as employee contracts, bonuses and outsourcing.
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Amid Flu, a Call for Days Off

November 20, 2009
With the H1N1 pandemic weighing on everybody’s mind, employee advocacy groups are renewing their push for federal and state legislation making paid sick days mandatory, hoping that flu fears will speed the measures forward.
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The Man With an H1N1 Plan

November 20, 2009
In part because of his own experience, a State Farm Insurance official has taken an aggressive and comprehensive approach toward preventing the spread of flu in the company’s 700 offices throughout the country.
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Dont Be Surprised by H-1B Site Visits

November 13, 2009
Enforcement has been stepped up, so H-1B employers are advised to prepare for site visits and to determine what information they will discuss with government contractors or agents. It is also critical that H-1B employers immediately intensify their focus on immigration compliance.
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