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‘Supervisor’ 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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Who's On the Bench

September 13, 2007
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The Atlanta Falcons put all their faith in one guy. You and your managers would do well to learn form this and not do the same thing.
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Managing in the Heat Takes a Lot of Planning ... and Water

August 30, 2007
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The practices aren’t new or revolutionary: drink water, alternate work and rest periods, wear protective clothing and sunscreens, and schedule work at night or early in the morning when it’s cooler.
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There’s Some Kind of Message Here

July 27, 2007
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Employers Take Tighter Rein on Relocation Costs

July 16, 2007
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Relocation specialists battling rising property inventories and flattening home prices are creating measures to keep costs in check and shield themselves from shifts in an uncertain real estate market.
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Labor Department Report Illuminates FMLA Challenges

July 12, 2007
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While the report says FMLA works well for leaves related to childbirth, adoption and acute illnesses in families, employers have serious difficulties managing intermittent leave and definitions of what constitutes a serious health condition.
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Bill Would Provide Pensions for Workers

July 3, 2007
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Legislation calls for the creation of an Office of Pension Participant Advocacy in the Department of Labor that would develop recommendations to improve pension policies.
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Comprehensive Immigration Reform Stalls in Senate

June 8, 2007
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Senate leaders vow to continue working toward a final bill. Schedule is uncertain. HR advocates say employer verification dimension remains flawed.
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