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Creating Harmonious Workplaces for Humans And Robots

Robots are often seen as a threat to replace humans in the workplace, but a chief human resources officer notes that both machine and humans can work side-by-side harmoniously. So reports Employee Benefit News.


FedEx Defeats Union Push By Workers

FedEx employees fighting to unionize for better wages and benefits were thwarted by the delivery giant’s strong push to derail those efforts. So reports The Guardian.


Indicted HR Chief Resigns

An indicted human resources director in Ohio resigned late last month shortly after it was revealed that he had discreetly repaid more than $10,000 he allegedly stole. So reports


Google HR Head Resigns Amid Workplace Tensions

Google’s human resources director has resigned amid increasing tensions between the tech giant’s workers and management. So reports Forbes.


Top HR-Workforce Trends for 2020

Implementing serious diversity and inclusion programs and seeing artificial intelligence finally become a real thing are among the top workplace priorities for 2020.


The Personal Toll of Caring for Workers

Managers who spend time during the work week listening and helping employees with their personal problems bear a high personal cost to their own well-being. So reports Harvard Business Review.


Managers Wanted for $100k a Year At Taco Bell

Fast food chain Taco Bell makes a strong bid to win over and keep restaurant managers by offering a $100,000 annual salary. So reports Bloomberg.


Ex-HR Director Given Three-Year Prison Sentence

A former human resources director is going to prison for three years on an embezzlement charge after admitting she stole more than $1.8 million from her St. Louis company. So reports St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


Making Toxic Workplaces Less Toxic

Millions of Americans contend with a toxic workplace where bullying is rampant. However, employers can take several steps to help reduce that toxicity. So report Forbes.


Zero-Tolerance Flirting Policy May Hurt Worker Productivity

A zero-tolerance flirting policy may seem like the safe bet for most employers, but some experts say such an approach could hurt worker productivity. So reports MarketWatch.


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