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Medical Clinic Owners Plead No Contest to $60 Million Workers Compensation Fraud

February 23, 2010
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Two California medical clinic owners pleaded no contest to charges of compensation or inducement for referring clients for profit in connection with a scheme that authorities say involved filing $60 million in workers’ compensation medical liens and bills.
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Getting Ahead by Going Abroad

December 31, 2008
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An overseas posting can catapult your career, but there are caveats to consider.
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Overseeing Overseas

December 31, 2008
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In today’s global economy, managers often supervise staffers who work thousands of miles away. But how?
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Overseas Postings Up, but Cushy Expat Deals Nixed

May 14, 2008
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Employers continue to transfer workers overseas thanks to booming trade with China and the relative health of the European Union, but companies are keen to curb expensive packages.
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Teaming Offshore Contractors and In-House Employees

May 8, 2008
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Beyond the obvious steps of identifying vendors with the right skill sets and project histories, companies should also evaluate ‘soft’ issues like culture and communication that so often impede understanding and success.
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Bringing Offshore Talent into the Corporate Fold

May 8, 2008
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The strategy depends on how skilled a company is at locating the right talent and whether or not it possesses the management skills to build cohesive teams made up of individuals from different cultures. Not every company succeeds in such efforts, but those that do reap manifold benefits.
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Defense Contractor Blackwater Draws Fire for Alleged Labor Abuses, Tax Evasion

March 12, 2008
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Blackwater wrongly classified security guards as independent contractors, Rep. Waxman asserts. The company allegedly avoided paying as much as $50 million in federal taxes while receiving more than $144 million in unjustified small-business contracts.
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Tales of Backshoring

December 20, 2007
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When sending work abroad doesn’t work, companies sometimes bring it home.
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Coordination Costs Of Offshoring

December 20, 2007
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Here is a list of the offshoring ‘coordination’ costs that frequently surprise the companies that don’t look beyond the lower wages of foreign workers when estimating the savings that offshoring could bring. These extra costs range from 12 percent to 57 percent of a project’s total cost, an expert says.
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China, U.K. Cited as Rising Forces in Global Talent

October 25, 2007
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China and the United Kingdom are about as politically and culturally different as two countries can get, but from a workforce management perspective, they have something in common.
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