Foundations of Human Resources Development

Foundations of Human Resource Development:• Establishes the contribution of HRD to contemporary organizations• Presents the profession's essential theoretical foundations• Charts basic HRD...
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Indiana Right-to-Work Law Upheld

Indiana was within its rights to pass a law barring employers from requiring employees to join a union and pay union days, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled on Tuesday. The appeals...
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3 red flags in EEOC’s first ADA lawsuit against wellness plan

In a groundbreaking move, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing an employer, alleging its wellness plan violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It’s lawsuit well...
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Yes, kickball injury can result in workers’ comp benefits

In a not-so-surprising development (at least to those paying workers’ comp insurance premiums), the field of “things employees can’t collect workers’ comp for” continues...
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Benchmark: The average employee’s workweek is 46.7 hours

Since when did the average American worker go to a six-day workweek?   Does the question surprise you? Get this: According to recent research from Gallup, the average full-time employee in the U.S.A....
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IRS Obamacare reporting regs: Prepare to be confused

There’s good news and there’s bad news regarding the instructions for the recently issued draft forms for the Affordable Care Act’s reporting requirements.   The good news is the Internal Revenue...
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EEO-1 Mailings Complete, EEOC Says

Check your mailbox soon for the new EEO-1, the government’s annual survey of your workforce. The EEOC announced today that it has completed its mailing of its annual survey requiring employers to...
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The Essentials of Education Technology – Free Kit

The Essentials of Education Technology, brings together the latest in information, coverage of important developments, and expert commentary to help with your Education Technology related decisions.The...
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Developments Impacting Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

As federal and state agencies and courts further examine the implications of the Supreme Court of the United States’ ruling on same-sex marriage in U.S. v. Windsor, the laws and regulations governing...
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The Balancing Act: Unilever’s Steps to Global Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are core to Unilever's values. Yet the fast-moving goods company behind household brands like Dove, Magnum and Persil believes that gender balance is not just about doing the “right...
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