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FedEx Ground
Versus UPS:
Two Worldviews

line Workplace Diversity:
Does It Work?

line Health Care and

line The Shrinking

line Top HR Issues
For 2005

line USERRA Update
line Briefs

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Human resources and labor relations Braun Consulting Group Winter 2004 / 2005
    HR and Labor Relations Newsletter

Graphic  FedEx Ground Versus UPS: Two Worldviews
FedEx Ground runs its package delivery service on an independent contractor model - UPS does not. The differences between these two companies and their methods of doing business are stark, and observers are watching with interest as the competing worldviews shake out into measurable results with the passing of time ...read more.

Graphic  Workplace Diversity: Does It Work?
Despite the seemingly universal acceptance of the value of diversity training and compliance, troubling issues persist. Employers spend billions of dollars on diversity programs, while laws mandate compliance in many cases. On the surface diversity "works" and we are on the right track... but what is going on underneath all this? ...read more.

Graphic  Health Care and Employers: Key Current Issues
Consumer driven health care plans gain momentum - General health care plan cost increases slow somewhat - Prescription drug costs skyrocket - Health savings accounts interest stalls ...read more.

Graphic  The Shrinking American Vacation
A heavy workload and pressures from peers and supervisors may keep many employees at their desks in U.S. companies. They are working more overtime and taking less vacation time. Stress and absenteeism are often a result. However, flexible time off is seen by some as help on the way ...read more.

Graphic  Top HR Issues For 2005
Rising health care costs, declining workforce skill levels, compliance issues, and communication issues related to technology are among the top Human Resources issues projected for 2005 ...read more.

Graphic  USERRA Update
President Bush signed into law S. 2486, the Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2004 on December 10th, 2004. Though the new Act modifies and extends housing, education, and other benefits for veterans - the key portion concerning employers involves employment reinstatement and benefit rights ...read more.

Graphic  Briefs: Human Resources Updates

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human resources or labor relations issues relating to your
workplace please contact us at Braun Consulting Group.

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