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Archive | March, 2009

Short takes: social collaboration, thoughts on bosses, telecommuting, FMLA & more

Social media done right – Wondering how your company can harness social media in its communication efforts? Jason Corsello of The Human Capitalist points us to this example of a company that is an innovator in social collaboration. Bosses – Susan M. Heathfield of Human Resources Blog offers a post highlighting one of her reader’s…

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Workers’ comp study: costs at least 3x higher for obese workers

Roberto Ceniceros, writing for Business Insurance, notes that National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has released preliminary findings on an upcoming report on obesity which shows that workers’ comp medical claims open for one year cost three times as much when the injured employee is obese, and claims that are open for five years are…

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Coming soon to a neighborhood near you: guns in your company parking lot

As an employer, you have a right to set policy for your private property, right? Apparently not when it comes to guns. An employer’s private property rights are taking a back seat to employees’ rights to keep loaded guns in their cars in workplace parking lots. At least that’s the word from the U.S. 10th…

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Consumer Protection Week – resources for your employees

To commemorate National Consumer Protection Week, we’ve compiled some useful tools and resources that you can share with your employees. In these tough economic times, it’s more important than ever to be a savvy consumer. Making Home Affordable – learn about refinance and modification options available through the new government stimulus plan. Use the self-assessment…

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