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Use Facts, Not Probability, To Design Benefits

April 1, 1993
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Some companies are finding that by integrating health data and employee data, they can analyze, evaluate and manage health-care benefits more effectively.
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Three-year Plan Eases the Pain of Plant Closings

April 1, 1993
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A detailed plan of communication, training and outplacement helped Leaf North America maintain productivity and morale after deciding to close two manufacturing plants.
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Employees Steal from Super-markets as a Way To Get Even

April 1, 1993
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When it comes to employee theft, supermarkets are among the hardest-hit of all businesses. Clearly some feel disenfranchised and exploited. Says one employee, "During the last couple of years, the company has kept raising the standards and cutting back on the hours allotted to keeping those standards up. If you don't work off the clock, the job won't get done. Some people steal as a way to get even."
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1993 Service Optimas Award ProfileBRRuiz Food Products, Inc

April 1, 1993
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Much of the HR department's role at Ruiz is making sure that the corporate goal of educating employees is met. An on-site education center teaches English as a Second Language, helps employees improve their literacy skills in Spanish, and offers computer
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Training Can Damage Diversity Efforts

April 1, 1993
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Ineffective diversity training can raise the expectations of women and minorities, increase the fear and resistance among white males and harm an organization's diversity efforts.
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Managing Mental Health Costs Is a Balancing Act

March 1, 1993
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Following some basic managed-care guidelines can help you effectively balance employee mental-health-care needs with fiscal responsibility.
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Employees Have Other Options for Improving Their Skills

March 1, 1993
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GM aids its employees, after a plant closure, by offering them a chance to increase their education. Employees who aren't prepared to participate in a traditional educational program are offered enrollment in a GM-and-UAW-sponsored Skill Center on-site at the closed plant.
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Laid-off Workers Hone Job Skills

March 1, 1993
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Employees who lost their jobs when their GM plant closed are using an on-site training center to develop the skills they'll need in the job market.
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Employee Action Prompts Management To Respond to Work-and-family Needs

February 1, 1993
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When employees at Weyerhaeuser felt that management didn't understand the value of child care, they conducted a survey to prove the need. Today the company has a resource-and-referral service.
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