How Foresight Can Make a Difference


Southwire, the leader in manufacturing of wire and cable for power transmission, is located in West Georgia, between Atlanta and the Alabama border. I write and talk about the importance of HR professionals being “practical futurists.”

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence.

DOL Provides $27 Million to Help Workers Displaced by Oil Spill

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The states are Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. The funds are being granted to workforce agencies in the four states experiencing economic hardship as a result of wage decline and job loss in the shrimping, fishing, hospitality and tourism industries.

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The Hidden Job Report

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The average salary for these jobs should be higher than the region’s average wage, officials said. The new $5 billi on ThyssenKrupp stai nless steel plant in Mobile County, Alabama officially opened for business Friday.

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salaried employees and missed days: when do they have to be paid?

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Alabama, Connecticut, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York appear to have requirements that all or part of the juror’s wages be paid during jury duty. I’m very excited to present this guest post from Donna Ballman, the fantastic employment attorney who writes the great Screw You Guys, I’m Going Home blog, where she talks about legal issues in the workplace.

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terse answer Thursday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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I’m curious as to your take on the term “competitive” hourly wage or salary compensation. I am from Alabama originally and now live in Mississippi. It’s terse answer Thursday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. What does “competitive” salary mean? It’s a phrase I’ll see on occasion in job ads and I never quite know how to take it.

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

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I thought I blended in perfectly with my backstory of being from Alabama&# ). About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager coworkers can’t see past my Russian accent January 14, 2011 A reader writes: I come from eastern Europe, specifically from Russia.

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