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Obama Asks Workers and Businesses to Serve and Sacrifice

January 20, 2009
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The president’s inaugural address praised American workers and entrepreneurs, striking a conciliatory tone that may serve him well as employers brace for pro-union legislation and health care reform.
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Obama Said to Name Latina Congresswoman as Labor Secretary

December 18, 2008
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Since being elected to Congress in 2000, Hilda Solis has not served on the House committee that deals with workplace law. Earlier in her political career, she chaired the Industrial Relations Committee in the California Senate.
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AARP and RetirementJobs.com Announce Partnership

August 26, 2008
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When AARP members access it, they get more than a listing of jobs from hundreds of employers. They also benefit from RetirementJobs.com’s efforts to identify employers with an express interest in hiring over-50 workers.
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A Roadmap for Developing Partnerships

March 23, 2007
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Steve Wing, director of government programs at CVS, wants other companies to take advantage of one-stop federal job centers and faith-based organizations. Wing offers advice for companies that want to emulate CVS’ initiative.
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Navigating Privacy Concerns to Equip Workers With GPS

August 4, 2005
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Companies find that emphasizing how employees might benefit from the technology and setting clear policies for its use can help allay fears.
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Hospital Aims for Culture Where Employees Never Want to Leave

February 2, 2005
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Saint Francis is listening to employees more. It’s recruiting from other industries. It’s using a job-shadowing program to let employees try out different positions. Turnover at the 189-bed hospital is down, from 20.6 percent in 2000 to 15.7 percent in 2003. Meanwhile, the hospital has enjoyed a surge in applications.
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The Language of Cooperation

February 27, 2004
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Facing a common problem--workers with limited English-reading skills--four book manufacturers joined forces and created a program whose value goes beyond words.
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Tips on Improving Job Performance for New Employees

September 18, 2003
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It's possible to learn through trial and error, but new hires will develop more confidence and learn more if they get things right the first time around.
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Blue Valley

August 26, 2002
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The Blue Valley School District found a creative solution to the turnover rate among new teachers.
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