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2009-11-10 09:00:00

SHRM member from Wingate Healthcare outlines SHRM's voluntary paid leave principles ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov.

2009-11-03 06:53:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Punishing workers for taking sick leave puts Wal-Mart on track to be a major spreader of Swine Flu this fall, according to a new report by the National Labor Committee.

2009-09-28 09:36:47

Nearly half of U.S. workers have no paid sick leave -- a problem that could worsen the spread of the fall flu season, officials said. A child can't stay home without a parent staying with them.

2009-09-15 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the University of San Diego's Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate and CB Richard Ellis have found that employees who work in green buildings are more productive than their counterparts who work in non-green buildings.

2009-09-10 00:28:19

Only one-third of U.S.

2009-09-09 15:17:16

Employees Will Face Challenges As Few Businesses Offer Paid Leave to Care for Sick Family Members.

2009-07-25 16:12:00

LOS ANGELES, July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Security officers with SEIU who protect Kaiser Permanente hospitals nationwide voted overwhelmingly today to ratify their first-ever union contract.

2009-06-04 19:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Federally Employed Women (FEW) salutes the House of Representatives for passing this evening HR 626, the Paid Parental Leave Act sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-14-NY).

2009-05-28 07:05:00

Lost productivity for depression sufferers is a considerable and largely undetected problem SAN FRANCISCO, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employees disabled by depression are away from work significantly longer than other employees on disability leave according to new research by the non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute.

2009-04-30 22:09:37

Repeatedly going to work when ill significantly boosts the chances of having to take long-term sick leave later, researchers in Denmark found. The researchers at Herning Hospital in Denmark randomly selected almost 12,000 Danes of working age who had been in continuous employment for at least one year,


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.