The beleaguered benefits company dealt with layoffs in a way that organizations for years have tersely written off as mere collateral damage in doing business.
A reduction in force can occur in stages and over time. An employer can first retain key employees during a layoff and then layoff those key employees later when economic realities dictate their termination.Read More
What are some practical ways to boost engagement following announcement of layoffs? It's not that great to start with and I expect it will get worse.
—On Edge, director of human resources, finance/insurance/real estate, Denver
Sun Health Senior Living saves jobs and grows sales through creativity and training.Read More
Before embarking on a campaign to require that your employees sign away their participation in collective actions, you might want to wait for the 6th Circuit to have its say on the issue.Read More
The Northfield, Illinois-based company will reorganize its domestic sales team, consolidate its U.S. management centers and trim the corporate and business units. Read More
The cutbacks represent 3 percent of the company's total workforce, according to a release issued Jan. 11.Read More
The drop in employment-based coverage is directly linked to the slump in the economy, according to the analysis, which is based on U.S. Census Bureau data.Read More
Reps are safe, but 'business won't entirely escape the belt-tightening.'
President Barack Obama on Oct. 21 will sign trade legislation that also will boost federal health insurance premium subsidies for employees who lose their jobs because of foreign competition and older retirees in failed pension plans, the White House announced Oct. 18.Read More