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.Read More
In remarkable moves, Apple and its major supplier Foxconn recently gave into public demands for better treatment of the workers who assemble electronic gadgets in China. Read More
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.
Stress caused by rude behavior in the workplace might be costing the U.S. economy billions of dollars a year. Some employers are taking action to restore civility and improve employee morale.Read More