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April 8, 2011
Hello ASHHRA and IFD Members:

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When: Wednesday, April 27
Time: 10 pm PT, 11 pm MT, 12 pm CT, 1 pm ET
Duration: 90 Minutes
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Addressing Disparities in Hospital Readmissions: Developing Strategies for Diverse Populations
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Duration: 90 Minutes
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    Social media encourages workplace diversity
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    HR Morning    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    An employee has to be a legal worker in order to make a wage-and-hour complaint, right? Wrong. A judge recently ruled the immigration status of a worker — or group of workers — is "irrelevant" to a Fair Labor Standards Act claim. More

    Generations X and Y are different, so tailor your benefits accordingly
    HR Magazine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The bottom line has long been the business focus, across public and private organizations. However, as budgets continue to tighten, it is clear that organizations must invest both time and money in their greatest asset — talent. An effective compensation and benefits strategy is an opportunity for an organization to differentiate itself from its competitors, which might otherwise force talented individuals away. More

    Guaranty Research Services, Inc.

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    Innovative ways to use employee-resource groups
    DiversityInc    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    As the demographic profile of the United States shifts rapidly, more companies are using a diverse workforce to reach customers. One critical way companies in The 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity® accomplish those goals is through the innovative use of their employee-resource groups. More

    Reducing the burdens of mental disabilities
    Human Resource Executive Online    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Individuals with mental illnesses and developmental disabilities face discrimination when seeking to find — and keep — jobs. Employers, who are required to offer accommodations for disabled employees, often find that it is easier than they thought. More

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    Metro approves anti-discrimination bill
    Nashville Business Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Companies doing business with Nashville Metro government in Tennessee will soon have to pledge not to discriminate against employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity. More

    Strong hiring forecast means more competition for top talent
    HR Morning    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Are you cranking up your 2011 recruitment strategy? Research says the overall hiring outlook is the strongest it's been in three years. More

    Wal-Mart's gender bias case: What's at stake?
    Fortune via CNN Money    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
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    Working in retirement: Questions, questions, questions
    The Wall Street Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    For many people these days, making retirement work means working in retirement. Maintaining a stream of income helps them afford the lifestyle they want when they stop working full time. But the idea of continuing to work raises all sorts of questions: What kind of work should I do? How will my income affect my Social Security benefits? What's the best way to manage my income from work, Social Security and my investments? More

    ARMSRx Pharmacy Benefit Consultants

    ARMSRx is a pharmacy benefit consulting firm that specializes in saving Hospitals money on their pharmacy benefit expenditures. ARMSRx delivers intellectual capital.

    Raising medicare age could cost employers $4.5 billion
    Workforce Management    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    While the idea of raising the age to be eligible for Medicare has been discussed but never adopted, 'amid current policy discussions about the Medicare program and reining in federal spending, the idea could gain new traction,' according to the report. More

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