Making Workers More Competitive

  The demise of manufacturing in the United States has not been any great secret. That demise has been tied to a number of situations. These include high unemployment, inadequately trained workers taking position in low paying jobs, and growth of service sector occupations that are normally lower paying than the traditional manufacturing jobs of …

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Why Unions are Embracing Immigration Reform

  Despite the fact that unions historically have seen foreign workers as a threat to the job prospects of American workers according to Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor, they are embracing immigration reform. That may seem counterintuitive, but here is the reason unions are embracing immigration reform. Provisions of the reform According to Reich, …

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5 HR Blog Posts You Should Read

Here is some of the reading that I am doing that I thought you should read too, 5 HR blog posts you should read. First up is Jon Hyman at the Ohio Employers Law Blog. He writes about  The NLRB’s dangerous course: arbitration waivers and protected concerted activity. For those of you that have arbitration …

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What is the Pronoun Used at Your Company?

You may look at that title and thing “how does the question “what is the pronoun used at your company?’ apply to human resource?” (First, for those of you that can’t quite remember what a pronoun is in English the are I, you, he, she, it, we, and they. To quote Sean Connery’s character in …

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