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IBM Corp <i>Optimas Award</i> Winner for Global Outlook

December 3, 2010
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For creating a career development and learning initiative that reaches employees in most of the 170 countries where the company operates, IBM is the 2010 winner of the Optimas Award for Global Outlook.
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Fees Increase for H-1B, L Visas

August 16, 2010
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The increase applies to companies with 50 or more employees in the U.S. and that have more than 50 percent of their U.S. workforce on H-1B or L visas.
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Relo Merges With Talent Management

July 15, 2010
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'It's gone from transactional to strategic,' says the director of consulting with Weichert Relocation Resources.
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Special Report on Employee Relocation Strategic Moves

July 15, 2010
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Relocation is now viewed as part of long-term talent development, but the housing crash is forcing employers to offer greater assistance—including detailed cost analyses of moves—to get workers on board.
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Dont Be Surprised by H-1B Site Visits

November 13, 2009
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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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Confidence in U.K. Retirement Plans Rising, Aon Finds

August 25, 2009
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Panic over the viability of retirement plans is ebbing among British workers, as 9 percent fewer members asked what their payouts at retirement would be in the quarter ended June 30 than in the previous quarter.
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Learning From a Chinese Tragedy

July 31, 2009
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A Global Perspective on Investigating Employee Misconduct

July 23, 2009
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Global businesses should begin by developing a code of conduct that applies worldwide to all employees regardless of the jurisdiction in which they work. Sophisticated employers understand that even where a jurisdiction does not forbid certain types of behavior, it doesn't mean that behavior should be tolerated or condoned.
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Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses Rising

May 27, 2009
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As health care costs continue to rise, employers are boosting deductibles and other out-of-pocket payments made by employees, a new survey finds.
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