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Bell Atlantic Corp., now Verizon, hired drivers for its senior executives. While some drivers were considered Bell employees, others were independent contractors paid a flat hourly rate. They had to carry ...
Anthony Mathis had 24 years' experience selling cars, but the application he dropped off at Phillips Chevrolet didn't even get him an interview. The dealership hired seven younger salespeople. Mathis ...
A video services company fired Kent Furnish for poor job performance due to problems ranging from weak communication skills to frequent breakdowns of the systems he installed. Furnish claimed the company ...

Stop that crying!

by on December 1, 2001 10:30am
in HR Management,Human Resources

My cubicle-mate constantly brings her baby to work. He’s adorable, of course, but his crying and fussing distract me.
What’s your opinion about joining a personal wellness program, say Weight Watchers, at work with your boss and colleagues?
Working around unscheduled absences is the bane of many supervisors’ existence. To reduce absenteeism, consider an employee benefit called paid time off (PTO).
You’ve undergone rounds of interviews, negotiated a good salary and received a job offer. You’re about to accept, but there’s one more hurdle: Your potential employer has asked you to sign an employment agreement.
MicroStrategy put the head of its HR department, Betty Lauricia, on paid leave soon after she filed a discrimination claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Lauricia had an arbitration ...
A federal appeals court has upheld a controversial labor rule that gives employees the right, even in nonunion workplaces, to bring a co-worker along with them during an investigative meeting ...
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin) recently ruled that a company doesn't violate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it provides less generous retirement benefits ...