Wednesday, January 19, 2011

UK - Public Sector HR

Successive Governments have seen public sector HR as either a cost to be managed or a means of dealing with redundancies, but not as a crucial strategic function, according to a recent CIPD report.

The HR Role in Public Sector Reform

Monday, January 10, 2011

USA - Top Needs for Relocating Families

IMPACT Group, a woman-owned global career management firm, released today the latest statistics on the top needs for relocating families in 2010. (News release)

IMPACT Group Releases Top 10 Needs from Relocating Employees/Families in 2010

NZ - Fire-at-will

Government orders from the State Services Commission that public servants and government-employed workers should be forced to accept 90 day fire-at-will provisions are bizarre says TEU national secretary, Sharn Riggs.

90 day fire-at-will laws even for workplaces that don't want them

Saturday, January 08, 2011

USA - Hold the Champagne

Ur Union of Unemployed today welcomed news of reduced unemployment for the month of December but warned that without a strategy to create at least 450,000 jobs each month, the U.S. economy will continue to struggle and stutter. (News Release)

Union of Unemployed: Hold the Champagne