The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that U.S. businesses lose an average of 2.8 million workdays each year because of unplanned absences, costing employers more than $74 billion.Read More
About half of large employers offer wellness programs hoping to reduce health care costs and improve worker health. Yet results are a mixed bag.
Racism was as prevalent in European soccer stadiums as corner kicks and yellow cards several years before that.Read More
The reason for the presser, of course, was to help quell the firestorm of controversy and confusion swirling around SHRM’s May 12 announcement that it is entering the certification process.Read More
As the rumor mill cranked up on Monday, we got wind that ASTD was merging with the Society for Human Resource Management, but it was not to be.Read More
I thought of my father and his friends as a new union movement headed into uncharted waters earlier this year.Read More
Out is Melissa Howell, who led the automaker’s HR function for 14 months. She was replaced by John Quattrone.Read More
The deal, announced April 9, extends Guardian’s reach into the state-run Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program markets.Read More
Kidding a colleague who opts for a salad over a sloppy joe — even if it’s all in good-natured fun — is still in bad taste.Read More
SAP says the acquisition helps provide for consistent, total workforce management.