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When Women Rise

September 7, 2004
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Cigna's $2 million annual commitment to recruiting and developing executive women is based on business strategy, not political correctness. It's an approach supported by research that says companies with the highest representation of women have better financial performance.
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Casting Internet Hiring in a New Light

September 3, 2004
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Under proposed EEOC rules, companies will have to carefully define and justify their online hiring processes. The proposed changes are akin to those spurred by the ADA.
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The Gay Decade Not at Work

September 3, 2004
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The prospects for a national law extending workplace rights for gays and lesbians are slim. That means employers can expect the divide between various states' laws to widen.
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Identifying and Preventing Employment Class Actions

August 19, 2004
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An attorney discusses what warning signs you should watch for and what steps to take now to avoid a lawsuit.
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Identifying and Preventing Employment Class Actions

August 19, 2004
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An attorney discusses what warning signs you should watch for and what steps to take now to avoid a lawsuit.
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The Plus Factor

July 26, 2004
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A Supreme Court decision on diversity in educational settings is prompting companies to reconsider how they weigh diversity in their hiring decisions.
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Race Complaints Abroad--Wild West Environment

May 29, 2004
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How hotspots far from headquarters can be legal nightmares for employers.
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Beyond Unions

May 29, 2004
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Some experts think Wal-Mart's principle focus will be keeping unions out, but Coleman Peterson says that view is "myopic."
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Little Impact From Gay Marriage Ruling

January 30, 2004
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The Massachusetts court sanctioned gay marriage, but many companies already offer such benefits. There's little cost involved.
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People Problems on Every Aisle

January 30, 2004
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The world's largest retailer is beset by allegations of discrimination, overtime-law violations and turnover that is "spiraling in the wrong direction," to the tune of some 600,000 employees a year. For a company that practices what could be called HR lite, it might be time for a change.
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