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Articles by Patrick Kiger

Establishing a Culture of Compliance

September 16, 2008
Rather than relying strictly on the human resources department or online training programs, organizations should consider enlisting trusted leaders throughout the organization both to disseminate technical information about compliance and to sell others on its importance.
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Give 'Em a Break ... or Get Sued

September 16, 2008
Employers are being slapped with lawsuits—costing them millions of dollars in some cases—by workers who say they are being compelled to work through meal breaks. Antiquated labor laws are to blame, some corporations say. But plaintiff attorneys blame in part deteriorating corporate ethics.
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Relief for Pain at the Pump

August 12, 2008
Recognizing that many employees are stressed out and distracted by the high price of gas, about half of U.S. employers have instituted programs and benefits to help ease the anxiety. Helping out workers can go a long way toward keeping them happy, or even attracting new talent.
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