- say what? Leche, Paul // Policy & Practice (19426828);Jun2004, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p32
Discusses some misused words and euphemism used in the human services sector in the U.S. Appropriate dress code; Dehiring of staff; Surplussing of employees.
- Keeping up appearances. West, Anna // Commercial Motor;3/29/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5222, p36
The article explains the claims that can be made against employers due to the dress code rules of a company and how to avoid them. Among the claims that might result from dress codes are sex, race and religious discrimination. It emphasizes the need for dress codes to not cause disadvantage to...
- Compelled to downsize? Go organic. Allen, John // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;5/3/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 47, p10
The article proposes an organic approach to business downsizing in which jobs are reduced through natural attrition rather than forcing job cuts through layoffs. Emphasis is given on the importance of retaining employees who have skills and experience that are likely needed in challenging...
- labor law for supervisors. Zachary, Mary-Kathryn // Supervision;Apr2014, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p19
The article discusses employers' policies on employees' appearance, focusing on analysis of relevant labor laws as a guide for supervisors. Topics include the court case Vazquez v. Caesar's Paradise Stream Resort over an employee's termination due to a hairstyle, the challenges of a broadly...
- What businesses can and cannot do about tattoos. Denton, Beau // Biz941;Jul2012, p7
The article focuses on the business policies of companies regarding tattoos and dress codes of employees. It states that The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission does not cover tattoos and dress codes which means that employers can hire or fire an employee for the said matter. It also...
- Employee of the Month: Chris Cotsonas. // Ride BMX;Mar2005, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p38
The article presents an interview with Chris Cotsonas, a product designer in a small company Odyssey, who has been adjudged as the employee of the month. Chris started working in the company since 1998. He claims that the best part of his job is that it doesn't feel like work. However, in worst...
- Appeal Note. Keenan, Denis // Accountancy;Sep2004, Vol. 134 Issue 1333, p124
This article focuses on several issues related to employment in Great Britain. After a long-running dispute, the House of Lords of the British Parliament has ruled that an employee claiming unfair dismissal cannot recover compensation for non-economic loss under s123 of the Employment Rights Act...
- NEW MEXICO: City Layoffs. Victory, Darren // Bond Buyer;1/22/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31308, p37
Reports on an announcement by the mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico Martin Chavez to eliminate 14 city government jobs. Reasons cited for retrenchment; Budget deficits faced by six government departments; Proposals to raise revenue.
- WISCONSIN: Downsizing. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;2/27/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31333, p29
Reports on retrenchment of employees in the Wisconsin state. Reason for the dismissal of employees; Efforts of the state to avoid tax increases to balance the budget.