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Dropping Health Care Coverage No Easy Decision for Employers

March 28, 2012
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Because employer and employee health care benefit contributions are made on a pretax basis, it wil cost employers considerably more than the $2,000-per-employee fee for dropping coverage, if the law survives legal challenges being heard by the Supreme Court.
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Survey: Health Care Reform Splits Employers

March 26, 2012
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Forty percent of employers want the high court, which is hearing oral arguments this week on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to strike down the 2010 law. Still, employers are far from being united in favor of repealing it.
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Test:-More CFOs Are Landing in HR Territory

March 21, 2012
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The recession hit Corbins Electric hard, prompting the firm to lay off nearly half of its 350 employees—including its human resources director. "We didn't feel we had enough employees to support the HR position," explains Lisa Autino, chief financial officer, who took over HR management.
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Test : Reflecting on Massachusetts' Health Care Reform

March 21, 2012
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With national health care reform looming, Workforce Management examines Massachusetts' reforms, which went into effect in 2006. Though most Bay Staters have health insurance, there are underlying problems.
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Coca-Cola Unit Sued for Alleged Racial Discrimination

March 20, 2012
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The lawsuit charges that the 16 plaintiffs 'have suffered from the worst of its ills in terms of biased work assignments and allotment of hours, unfair discipline and retaliation, and a caustic work environment.'
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Don't Delete That Tweet

March 20, 2012
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As more companies jump on Facebook and Twitter, tech vendors including Synmantec, Smarsh and HootSuite are expanding their social media archiving offerings.
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Test : Reflecting on Massachusetts' Health Care Reform

March 19, 2012
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With national health care reform looming, Workforce Management examines Massachusetts' reforms, which went into effect in 2006. Though most Bay Staters have health insurance, there are underlying problems.
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Test : Unprepared for the Future

March 19, 2012
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Talkin' About Their Generations: The Workforce of the '50s and Today

March 15, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines generational issues in the workforce in the 1950s and today. Next month, we look at the 1960s and the civil rights movement.
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