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Articles by Gillian Flynn

Getting Rid of &#34Catbert&#34

September 1, 1998
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In response to the part of HR that comes up with silly, fluffy programs employees don't really want or use. Some organizations have outsourced the HR function.
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Why Employees Are So Angry

September 1, 1998
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Griping, lawsuits and even violence are on the rise because there's a gap between expectations and reality. It's time for HR to bridge the gap.
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Accommodating Religion on the Job Few Rules, Lots of Common Sense

September 1, 1998
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Religious holidays, philosophies and clothing are all protected to some extent under Title VII. It's important for employers to get some legal advice on these issues.
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FMLA What to Do Now

August 1, 1998
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Dana Connell, a partner at the Chicago office of employment law firm Littler Mendelson, offers advice on the two most difficult FMLA areas.
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Pizza as Pay Compensation Gets Too Creative

August 1, 1998
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With employees working increasing hours—and in increasingly non-traditional ways—there’s more and more room for lawsuits.
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You Can Say Good Riddance to Bad Attitudes

July 1, 1998
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If an employee has a bad attitude, it does affect the workplace. How to maneuver these tricky situations.
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Focus and Flexibility Prudential’s Rewards and Recognition Program in Action

July 1, 1998
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Prudential Insurance Company of America has a healthy mix of formal recognition and flexible on-the-spot rewards.
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Is Your Recognition Program Understood

July 1, 1998
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The best rewards and recognition programs are linked to goals that are in turn linked to better business. But how does HR communicate the link? A panel of pundits offers advice.
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When a Lawsuit Has Your Name on It ..

June 1, 1998
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Plaintiffs in employment litigation have a number of reasons for suing HR professionals and other supervisors individually. But no matter the reason, being named as an individual means you’d better tread carefully.
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