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Settlement Leads to Supreme Court Dismissal of ADA Suit

January 16, 2008
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The question of whether the Americans With Disabilities Act requires employers to offer disabled workers a vacant job if a more qualified applicant is available remains unresolved. The case in question involved a Wal-Mart employee.
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Kennedy Takes Agencies to Task for Not Protecting Vet Jobs

November 8, 2007
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Tens of thousands of National Guard and Reserve soldiers have had problems reclaiming their civilian jobs over the past six years, according to Defense Department figures released by Sen. Edward Kennedy on Thursday, November 8.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Evaluate Whether Our Mentors Have Benefited From Training?

November 5, 2007
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Our company is putting a mentoring program together. While reviewing the proposal recently, I realized we have no metrics to determine its success. What are some good best practices to follow for tracking whether our mentors themselves are more effective after receiving the training?
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Execs View Peers When Deciding Whether to Freeze or Close Pension Funds

October 26, 2007
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Company executives are looking more at each other than their bottom lines when deciding whether to freeze or close a defined benefit plan, a new Wells Fargo & Co. survey finds.
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&#8216;Supervisor&#8217; Bill Likely To Face Battle In Senate

October 10, 2007
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In another step toward reversing labor law rulings by judicial bodies, the House is on its way to passing a bill that would limit the number of employees who could be classified as supervisors.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Measure the Effectiveness of Training Consultants?

September 13, 2007
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How do we make sure we have fair, objective performance measurement in place when judging our training consultants?
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