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Everyone Can Help Reduce Employment Liability

March 1, 1999
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Reducing liability is the responsibility of managers and employees. Every HR professional can positively impact their organization’s morale and productivity by making sure everyone in the company follows these guidelines.
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Balancing the Journalists and the Journalism

November 1, 1998
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NPR Vice President for Human Resources Kathleen Jackson is now redesigning all of NPR's HR strategies to support the company's People Principles.
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Part-Time Work is Not the Problem

November 1, 1998
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The nature of work is changing, and with it the traditional definition of jobs. We do nobody any favors by continuing to pretend that some variation of traditional reward structures will keep working. They won’t.
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Court Rules Workers Can Serve Two Masters

May 1, 1998
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Although hiring one of the union organizers who join your company for the sole purpose of soliciting union support can have negative effects for your company, their activities are legal.
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A Salting Solution Checklist

May 1, 1998
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What can you do to protect your company from union salting activities? The answers are simple.
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Covert Union Organizing-Beware the Trojan Horse

May 1, 1998
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Union organizers can legally use deceitful tactics to enter your business. Use caution when hiring, disciplining and firing them.
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ADA Compliance Requires Careful Juggling

April 1, 1998
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When the ADA overlaps other employer issues—like protecting against workplace violence or abiding by union agreements—HR professionals face tough choices. Recent court rulings offer guidance.
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Why Jury Is A Four Letter Word

March 1, 1998
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It's costly when juries decide the outcomes of employee disputes. Here, a legal expert shares litigation-prevention tactics to help you settle employee disputes before juries ever see them.
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Part-Timers Make Headline News Here's the Real HR Story

November 1, 1997
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In August, United Parcel Service (UPS) faced a strike over part-time work and benefits that captured national attention. While UPS (which was doing a lot of things right) wraps up a final agreement with the Teamsters, all HR professionals should take a close look at their contingent worker strategies.
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