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Employers Are Increasingly Worried About Social Media and Workplace Technology

September 20, 2012
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You may not be convinced that workplace technology (which includes social media and mobile devices) is not the key issue currently facing employers. This survey, however, says otherwise.
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No Call, No Show, No FMLA

September 18, 2012
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While it sometimes seems as if employees hold all the high cards in the FMLA poker game, as this case makes clear, employers are within their rights to enforce neutral attendance policies against employees who fail to follow their rules. Now, go check your policies to make sure they contain these types of notice and call-in rules.
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Despite What Some Think, Employers do not Set Out to Cheat and Steal

July 16, 2012
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Paychecks and timesheets are neither a ploy nor a tactic. Instead, most employers are well-intentioned but ignorant of the myriad, twisted rules and regulations that govern why, when, to whom, and how much overtime is to be paid.
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Norwegian Insurance Company Monitors Workers' Bathroom Breaks

February 6, 2012
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Norway's chief workplace ombudsman Bjorn Erik Thon told a media outlet that one firm required employees to wear a red bracelet during their menstrual cycles to indicate the need for more restroom visits.
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Poll Says Overweight Workers Miss Millions More Days of Work

October 19, 2011
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Their missed work results in about $153 billion in lost productivity annually, according to data collected this year by Washington-based Gallup.
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ADP Bets Big on HR Software by Adding Suite of Services

October 6, 2011
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The traditional back-office service provider joins the likes of Oracle, SAP and SuccessFactors in a crowded HR management software field with the unveiling of Vantage HCM.
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Dear Workforce Are Training Departments Becoming Obsolete?

September 27, 2011
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I work in the training and development department of a company that competes in the cellular phone industry. Each of our departments has very specific tasks and functions. That got me to wondering: Are training departments becoming obsolete in today's specialized companies?
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Missouri Department of Transportation Optimas Award Winner for Service

September 7, 2011
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A new sick-leave program that slashes absenteeism helps the state agency reach ambitious road-building goals without adding to its workforce.
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Dear Workforce How Can We Combat High Absenteeism In Our Call Center

September 7, 2011
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Absenteeism in a call center has more to do with environment, management practices and workforce culture, rather than the size of the operation.
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