The drugstore chains forges alliances with government agencies and nonprofits that help meet business needs and also serve the communities in which it operates.
Articles by Mark Jr.
A far-reaching initiative centralizes HR operations for three dozen federal agencies, eliminating duplication of effort and strengthening recruitment and succession planning.
In stressing values of honesty and integrity, the firm recognizes that acting ethically is not a simple matter of doing what is right or what’s wrong. Each of the company’s 3,500 employees attends sessions on moral awareness, moral courage and values.
The final bill, which ran about 2,800 pages, contains numerous provisions that companies must now digest as they design their 2011 benefits. Employers ‘are going to have to buckle down and very quickly go through a strategic planning process,’ one benefits consultant says.
The national campaign is designed to change the perception of hiring disabled employees, with print ads poking fun at the foibles of a typical worker.
Andrew Jones is the vice president and U.S. managing partner of Manpower Public Sector.
A Supreme Court case involving a police officer’s text messages may provide guidance on the limits corporate HR departments can impose on electronic communications.
Once Congress is done wrestling with health care reform, it is expected to turn its attention to the Employee Free Choice Act. And although the act has been dormant for months, organized labor’s priorities are sprouting in Washington in other ways. Here are the labor-relations issues employers need to watch in the new year.
While some companies are trying to position themselves to fend off union organizing in the even of the Employee Free Choice Act’s passage, most employers ‘are still in denial about the likelihood of significant pro-union legislation passing,’ one expert says.
Business groups opposing the Employee Free Choice Act say that its provision for mandatory binding arbitration in first contracts is just as bad as the card-check dimension of the bill—if not worse—because it would allow an outside board to determine compensation, benefits and work rules.