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Optimas Award Videos

July 27, 2011
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See and hear what winners from 2010 are saying as they explain what the Optimas Award means to their company.
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Winners Gather in Chicago for 20th Annual <i>Workforce Management Optimas Awards</i>

March 25, 2011
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This year’s event, held March 24 in Chicago at the Mid-America Club located in the Aon Center, took on a global perspective, as Mumbai, India-based Tata Consultancy Services won General Excellence honors.
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Tata Consultancy Services <i>Optimas Award</i> Winner for General Excellence

December 3, 2010
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Tata Consultancy Services, part of India's largest industrial conglomerate, is the winner of the 2010 Optimas Award for General Excellence for its ability to recruit and train a huge, multilingual workforce and to align its workforce strategy with swiftly changing business demands.
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AT&T <i>Optimas Award</i> Winner for General Excellence, 1994

September 15, 2010
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Today, AT&T's workforce totals 276,000. It is ranked seventh on the Fortune 500 by revenue and is now the 11th largest employer in the world.
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2009 <i>Optimas Award</i> Winners

November 1, 2009
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This year’s Optimas Award winners have faced a variety of business challenges and answered them with creative initiatives that have one thing in common: a belief that the organization with the best practices and best workforce wins. Among the winning entries were talent strategies, training and development efforts and the Navy's inventive online, open-market bidding system for difficult-to-fill assignments.
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$1.2 Million Judgment in Disability Case

October 16, 2009
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Employers must always engage in an interactive process with employees seeking job accommodations. Employers should not assume that an employee is no longer able to perform the essential functions of her job with or without an accommodation, without speaking with the employee and receiving a doctor's documentation of the impairment.
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JPMorgan Chase CEO Exec Comp Shouldn&#8217;t Be All About Performance

February 3, 2009
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Performance measures have an important place in executive compensation, says Jamie Dimon, noting that his company’s execs are required to keep 75 percent of their equity shares.
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2008 <i>Optimas Award</i> Winners Announced

September 3, 2008
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Ten organizations, including a not-for-profit HMO, a global IT firm and the world’s largest steel maker, are the winners of the 2008 Optimas Awards , given by Workforce Management in recognition of workforce management initiatives that directly affect business results.
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HR Executive Dies in New York Steam Blast

July 20, 2007
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Pfizer human resources executive Lois Baumerich died of a heart attack she suffered when a steam pipe exploded in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday, July 18. Baumerich helped found the National Industry Liaison Group, an organization promoting workplace equality.
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