Monthly Archives: October 2011

Should Companies Charge Less Fit Employees More for Insurance? (Melissa Schwarz)

Should Companies Charge Less Fit Employees More for Insurance? Many US businesses are requiring employees to prove their health and fitness for lower premiums. By Heather Asiyanbi Email the author 11:30am http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?action=recommend&api_key=124197974267398&channel_url=http%3A%2F%2Fstatic.ak.fbcdn.net%2Fconnect%2Fxd_proxy.php%3Fversion%3D3%23cb%3Df2eb1bbb1c%26origin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fmountpleasant.patch.com%252Ff272740678%26relation%3Dparent.parent%26transport%3Dpostmessage&extended_social_context=false&href=http%3A%2F%2Fmountpleasant.patch.com%2Farticles%2Fshould-companies-charge-less-fit-employees-more-for-insurance&layout=standard&locale=en_US&node_type=link&sdk=joey&send=false&show_faces=false&width=375 &nbps;0 Comments       Add your photos The cost of … Continue reading

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Deli Owner Defends Documented Latino Workers

Alabama Immigration Law: Deli Owner Defends Documented Latinos, Receives Boycott Threats When Alabama’s sweeping new immigration law went into effect last month, Birmingham business owner Steve Dubrinsky realized he had a serious problem. Dubrinsky runs Max’s Delicatessen, a classic Jewish deli, in the … Continue reading

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Hotel industry blasts White House ethics proposal (Meghan Gray)

A new rule proposed by the Obama Administration would ban federal employees from accepting free admission to events, conferences and other gatherings from lobbyists, the Los Angeles Times tells us this morning. The rule is being proposed by Pres. Obama’s Office of … Continue reading

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Bachmann’s Entire New Hampshire Staff Walks Out / Tuari

Removing any trace of doubt about their actions,Michele Bachmann’s staff in New Hampshire released a letter Monday stating unequivocally that it had in resigned en masse and expressly blamed a lack of communication between the staff and Bachmann’s campaign for the decision.Citing … Continue reading

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Top 10 Holiday Jobs in Demand (Cordelia Herman)

Sales Associates. A retail salesperson manages the customer experience. This frequently entails greeting the customer, assessing their needs and helping them find that particular item. Generally associates also help stock, refill, and clean displays and manage financial transactions such as purchases, … Continue reading

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A Winning Workplace-Reinforcing Social Media Policy Framework

Some of our past posts have stressed that it’s a good idea for you to improve employee engagement and other people practices in your organization by adding a formal social media policy.  Reasons for taking this step include enhancing your … Continue reading

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Target Employee ‘Ironically’ Fired For Working Through Lunch [Erin Sheffer]

An 8-year veteran of Target stores has accused the retailer of firing him for working through his lunch break against company policy. In a lawsuit filed in federal court, Jason Kellner, a former manager at the company’s Oxford, Ala., store, … Continue reading

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