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Safety and Workplace Violence

Citing Safety Concerns, Union Wants Peoples Gas to Add Staff

October 23, 2008
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A union is calling on the utility to hire 1,000 workers to address shortcomings in the handling of gas leaks outlined in a recent report on safety procedures at the Chicago company.
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Whistleblowing in the Post-Bailout Age Gets a Technological Boost

October 17, 2008
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The $700 billion bailout measure should create renewed interest in ethics hot lines, which have evolved into sophisticated Web-based tools. The biggest problem, though, could be getting more companies to use them.
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Van Pools Cut Costs, But Increase Some Risks

October 14, 2008
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As more businesses help their workers find lower-cost commuting options, employers need to be aware of the risks such programs can raise.
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Workplace Violence Continues Downward Trend, Researcher Says

September 5, 2008
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Workplace homicides dropped 25 percent between 2000 and 2006 and are down 61 percent since 1992.
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Tool Guides From the Office of Personnel Management

September 1, 2008
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As an employer of nearly 2 million civilian workers, the federal government has a repository of workforce management material to guide its own agencies. Here’s a link to Office of Personnel Management handbooks and guides you may be able to adapt to your own workplace.
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Tool Guides From the Office of Personnel Management

September 1, 2008
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As an employer of nearly 2 million civilian workers, the federal government has a repository of workforce management material to guide its own agencies. Here’s a link to Office of Personnel Management handbooks and guides you may be able to adapt to your own workplace.
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Tool Guides From the Office of Personnel Management

August 31, 2008
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As an employer of nearly 2 million civilian workers, the federal government has a repository of workforce management material to guide its own agencies. Here’s a link to Office of Personnel Management handbooks and guides you may be able to adapt to your own workplace.
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Tool Guides From the Office of Personnel Management

August 31, 2008
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As an employer of nearly 2 million civilian workers, the federal government has a repository of workforce management material to guide its own agencies. Here’s a link to Office of Personnel Management handbooks and guides you may be able to adapt to your own workplace.
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On-the-Job Fatalities Decreased in 2007

August 21, 2008
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The number of workplace deaths in the U.S. fell last year, but workplace homicides increased, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.
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Battle Over Gun Rights Moves Into Workplace

August 5, 2008
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Winning, as Richard Nixon once demonstrated, makes some people resentful. The National Rifle Association seems like that kind of winner.
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