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SHRM Transparency Group Reveals Strategy to Run for SHRM Board Positions

June 25, 2012
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The transparency group has met twice with association leaders since last year’s conference in Las Vegas, but after the second meeting in March, SHRM leaders decided to discontinue the meetings, according to Kate Herbst, a transparency group member and now a board candidate.
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The Midnight Shift Returns as Automakers Boost Output

June 8, 2012
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By the start of 2013, 22 of the 83 assembly plants in North America will operate with three shifts of workers, and nearly half of all vehicles built here will come from a three-shift plant.
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Miller School of Medicine at University of Miami Plans to Lay Off 800 Workers

May 9, 2012
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The University of Miami Health System filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the state of Florida, disclosing its intention to cut 800 positions on July 31. Layoffs of more than 500 employees must be disclosed at least 60 days in advance.
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Health Care Adds 19,000 Jobs in April, 7,000 Fewer Year Over Year

May 4, 2012
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U.S. unemployment held steady last month at 8.1 percent as the overall economy added 115,000 jobs. Hospitals added 4,100 jobs in April for growth of 0.1 percent to bring total hospital employment to 4.8 million. For the year that ended in April, hospital employment grew by 95,100 jobs, or 2 percent.
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Don't Post Those New NLRB Notices—Finally

April 18, 2012
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The April 30 deadline for posting the NLRB's employee rights notice is hanging on by a fingernail. It could take into next year before these issues work their way through the circuit courts, not to mention a likely appeal to the Supreme Court.
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Study: Internal Sites, Referrals Key to Finding New Hires

April 9, 2012
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A new study finds nearly two-thirds of recent hires actually found their positions through such internal sources as company career sites and referrals.
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Bill Proposed to Make Employer-Paid Education Aid Tax Break Permanent

March 6, 2012
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Under Section 127 of the Internal Revenue Code, employers can reimburse employees for up to $5,250 in annual undergraduate and graduate costs without the reimbursement being included in employees' taxable income.
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Extreme Close-up: Report Says Workers Fired After Complaining About Camera

February 23, 2012
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Two garbage workers in British Columbia say they were fired because they complained publicly about a surveillance camera being installed in their truck.
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