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<i>Dear Workforce</i> Boosting Post-Strike Productivity

September 27, 2002
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If a company badmouths the union, its local, its officers -- or worse yet,the striking workforce -- woe be unto it when the gang later reclaims theworkstations.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Reduce Inflated Salaries

August 30, 2002
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Compensation programs are living programs that need to be modified over time and be flexible enough to handle the various business changes. Clear and open communication is the required ingredient with any changes.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Should We Treat The Issue Of Raises For Part-Time Employees

August 1, 2002
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First, take a look at the important elements of your staffing and retention initiatives in support of business operations.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> Is There A Precedent For Compensating Different Employees With Different Incentives

July 25, 2002
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Many companies establish different participation levels in various compensation and benefit programs, depending on certain factors.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Should We Structure Our Early Retirement Package

July 11, 2002
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The incentive offered can take several forms, with the most common being the addition of some number of years to an employee’s age and/or years of service. Be sure your plan doesn’t discriminate.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Basic Principles Should We Follow When Implementing Team Compensation

June 27, 2002
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The challenge lies in properly defining, designing, implementing, and communicating the plan.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Can Managers Deal With Appraisals With No Merit Pay

June 13, 2002
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They should be candid about the company’s performance and try to focus on issues besides compensation that are of importance to employees.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Design A Work-Life Balance Survey

June 6, 2002
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It should address company goals, culture, business issues, employees’ needs, the current level of work/life initiatives or benefits, as well as available community resources.
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