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Articles by Dawn Gunsch

Multilingual Communication Sells 401(k)

November 1, 1993
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Solectron Corp. applied its philosophy to always communicate effectively with its employees by taking the many languages of its work force into consideration when it introduced a complicated new benefits plan.
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How Companies Fund Retiree Medical Benefits

November 1, 1993
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As health-care costs continue to rise, and as retiree populations grow, companies are forced to either make revisions in their retiree health-care plans to lessen their liabilities, or eliminate the plans completely. Cost-sharing and managed care are two solutions.
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Controlling Costs with Competition

November 1, 1993
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Many companies are turning to managed-care to help them control their medical-benefits costs.
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The Side Effects of the Family and Medical Leave Act

September 1, 1993
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Many companies already had family-leave policies prior to Family and Medical Leave Act(FMLA). However, very few had policies that contained all of the same provisions and had to make at least some adjustments to their leave programs to comply with the new law.
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The Family Leave Act a Financial Burden

September 1, 1993
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As companies begin to comply with the Family and Medical Leave Act, they have yet to discover what effect it will have on them. Some companies that have had experience with leave offer some insight.
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Comprehensive College Strategy Strengthens NCR's Recruitment

September 1, 1993
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Keeping a visible presence on college campuses even during slow hiring periods has enabled NCR Corp. to maintain its relationship with the schools and continue its commitment to college recruitment.
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Paying for Pensions Proved Deadly, but Not Fatal

August 1, 1993
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For the retirees of Uniroyal Plastics Company Inc., their pension payments never stopped coming when their former employer experienced financial problems.
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Retirees Control Their Benefits

August 1, 1993
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After being left with no insurance coverage because of a bankruptcy, retirees of Uniroyal Plastics negotiated to control their own benefits. The plan enabled them to have the coverage they wanted, and saved the company substantial amounts in administrative costs.
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Employees Exercise To Prevent Injuries

July 1, 1993
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In preparation for the physical work of their jobs, production employees at an Indiana carmaker receive physical conditioning that includes aerobic and stretching exercises.
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The Shaping of an Exercise Program

July 1, 1993
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Lafayette, Indiana-based Subaru-Isuzu (SIA) has take their exercise program through lots of planning, careful implementation and many revisions so that they could minimize workplace injuries, such as strained muscles and repetitive-motion injuries. The program has expanded to include aerobics and more-intensive general exercises.
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