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A Healthy Dose of Learning

October 21, 2008
After the merger that created North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, the health care organization realized it lacked a uniform way to share practices and exchange ideas. A new focus on employee development and a Center for Learning and Innovation have changed that.
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Solar Follows Suit

July 30, 2008
A leading German manufacturer of solar panels recently teamed with Portland Community College in Oregon to train technicians who will work at a fabrication plant the company is renovating in a Portland suburb.
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Going With the Wind

July 30, 2008
Technicians are a hot commodity in the Pacific Northwest’s booming wind energy business, leading one local community college to fast-track a training program. Columbia Gorge Community College now serves as a model for others in the field.
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Training to Short-Circuit Wage Disputes

July 22, 2008
Failing to equip managers with at least rudimentary knowledge of labor laws comes with a steep cost. Companies found in violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act—the law that governs job classification, overtime pay and record keeping—pay an average of $23.5 million to resolve claims of unpaid overtime and other FLSA-related allegations.
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