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12/31 Hiring Deadline To Claim Work Opportunity Tax Credit For Hiring Vets


U.S. businesses planning to hire for positions that veterans qualify for might want to make their hiring decision by December 31, 2012 to take advantage of a possible opportunity to receive a Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Employers planning to claim an … Continue reading

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RIFS & Other Workforce Changes Require Careful Legal & Operational Management


Hotel Bel-Air Gets Labor Gocha When Offering Severance A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision that nails Hotel Bel-Air (Hotel) for offering severance packages to unionized workers highlights one of a range of potentially costly missteps that businesses conducting reductions … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Continues War On Management Despite NLRB’s Tempoary Setback In Suit Against Arizona Secret Ballot Law


Businesses concerned about Obama Administration-backed efforts to promote its pro-labor agenda must stay diligent. Although a U.S. District Court judge in Arizona this week rejected a bid by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to have an Arizona state constitutional amendment requiring secret balloting in union organizing campaigns invalidated as preëmpted by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRB) on its face, the Court left the door open for a potentially successful challenge to the Arizona secret ballot amendment in the future depending on how Arizona applies the law. Furthermore, considered in the context of the Obama Administration’s broader pro-union regulatory and enforcement agenda, the NLRB’s challenge to the Arizona and other state secret ballot laws reminds businesses that their operation face a minefield of mounting labor-management relations risks. In light of these expanding exposures, business leaders should update their policies and practices to mitigate the rising risks while keeping a close eye on the Obama Administration’s ongoing effort to expand the power of organized labor by challenging secret ballot mandates in Arizona and other states and the plethora of other pro-union regulatory and enforcement efforts.

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UTD, Others Offer Corporate Leaders Tips On “Succeeding with Financing in a Time of Economic Uncertainty” At 2/29 Program


Corporate Directors, Executives and Financial Officers may want to check out the program on “Succeeding with financing in a time of economic uncertainty” that The Center for Finance Strategy Innovation (CFSI) and The Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance (IECG) Of The University of Texas at Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management plan to present on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 11:30am – 1:30pm in the Executive Education Dining Room (JSOM 1.606), Naveen Jindal School of Management

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Strategic Preparation & Planning Promote Change Readiness & Effectiveness


In today’s rapidly evolving business environment, the ability of businesses and their leaders to respond appropriately and effectively to changing circumstances often is key to success. Effectiveness often comes from planning and execution.

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Businesses, Their Leaders & Owners Risk Liability If Mismanage Employee Benefit Obligations


Businesses leaders struggling to deal with economic setbacks frequently may be tempted to use employee benefit plan contributions or funds for added liquidity or otherwise fail to take appropriate steps to protect and timely deposit plan contributions or other plan assets. A long and ever-mounting series of decisions demonstrates the risks that distressed businesses, their officers, directors and other employees fail to make appropriate arrangements for the proper fulfillment of employee benefit plan related obligations Continue reading

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