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Parent company and subsidiary were single entity for purposes of OFCCP jurisdiction

June 22nd, 2011

A company engaged in wholesale automotive remarketing and its subsidiary, a government contractor, were a single entity that, combined, satisfied the employee numerosity requirement and qualified as a government contractor, a DOL administrative law judge concluded Therefore, the companies were jointly and individually liable for meeting the requirements set forth in Executive Order 11246, the [Read more...]

Leadership programs often seen as unfair, according to AMA study

June 22nd, 2011

Corporate programs to identify and develop certain employees for future leadership positions are often seen as unfair and political by other workers, according to an online survey of more than 500 senior managers and executives conducted by AMA Enterprise. “One-quarter of employees in the US and Canada tend to regard talent development programs as less [Read more...]

Teamsters file suit against Hoffa, United States to terminate 1989 consent decree

June 21st, 2011

Teamsters International vice president at large Fred Gegare, on behalf of himself and the rank and file, along with a group of other Teamsters members, has filed suit in a New York federal district court against Teamsters general president James P. Hoffa and the United States. The lawsuit seeks a declaratory judgment that would terminate [Read more...]

One in two US employees looking to leave or checked out on the job, Mercer research finds

June 21st, 2011

Half of all US employees are really not happy. That message comes through loud and clear in Mercer’s new What’s Working™ survey, conducted over the past two quarters among nearly 30,000 workers in 17 countries, including 2,400 workers in the US. Nearly one in three (32 percent) US workers is seriously considering leaving his or [Read more...]

Reform driving rapid change in employer-sponsored retiree medical programs

June 20th, 2011

Rapid development of post-health care reform retiree medical options is empowering employers to embrace bold, new solutions to help active employees prepare for retirement and enable current retirees to obtain more cost-effective health care coverage, according to nearly 250 large employers responding to the Sixth Annual Employer Survey on Retiree Medical Strategy, conducted jointly by [Read more...]