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Rules and Regs for Tats and Piercings

December 15, 2006
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Some HR organizations are grappling with updating their dress codes to accommodate younger workers who adorn their bodies with tattoos or piercings.
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Eyes and Ears on the Road Employees' Hands Should Be on the Wheel

October 22, 2006
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California is just the latest state to pass "hands-free" legislation for cell phones in cars. If drivers work for companies that require or expect their employees to use cell phones as part of their jobs, then the employers may also be held responsible for the accidents as well.
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Part 4 Leading People Through Disasters

June 2, 2006
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Everyone, especially managers and those in HR, should be extra sensitive to the needs and problems of employees. Managers should be aware of unusual behavioral trends or problems developing in your department.
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Part 2 Leading People Through Disasters

June 2, 2006
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Because of concerns about caring for employees, a “responsibility structure” was devised so that all affected managers, HR leaders and individuals in other key functions were clear on who was responsible for what once employees were safe and the company was ready to start back to work.
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Part 1 Leading People Through Disasters

June 2, 2006
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After the First Interstate Tower in Los Angeles burned on May 4, 1988, HR leaders had to relocate all employees quickly to new work sites.
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<i>Workforce Management</i> Exclusive Online Resource Series Preparing for Disaster

June 2, 2006
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When disaster strikes, guiding your workforce during the incident, and then getting your employees back on their feet and back to work, could be the key to your company’s survival. The odds of your business recovering quickly from a major disaster greatly improve if you are prepared and have practical plans in place for managing your workforce in the face of a major crises such as a fire, hurricane or earthquake.
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Part 3 Leading People Through Disasters

June 2, 2006
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When the rains, winds, fire or floods have ceased, it’s time to pay attention in equal part to people’s physical and emotional states in anticipation of going back to work.
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When a Disaster Strikes, Will You Be Able to Staff It

June 2, 2006
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Created by the Mayo Clinic’s HR manager, this article outlines the steps for creating an emergency staffing plan. With proper preparation, you will be calm and ready for any major emergency event you might face.
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After the Disaster 10 Issues for Employers

November 23, 2005
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While many companies have faced and resolved some of the issues outlined below, employers everywhere may someday confront similarly daunting circumstances, whether because of hurricane, earthquake or other natural—or even manmade--disaster.
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