Workforce Management Jan. 30, 2006

By Staff Report

Jan. 30, 2006

Convergys Rising
By Michelle V. Rafter
The company’s large-scale deals vaulted it to the No. 2 player in HRO. Now Convergys must put the contracts into action while serving existing clients.

Labor Relations
By Jessica Marquez
By creating agreements with European multinationals, groups are gaining entry into American businesses.

The Last Word
Workers on board
Ford’s plan will take employee buy-in to work.
  In the Mail
AARP’s agenda
Readers also comment on aging boomers and forced ranking.

Wal-Mart law redux.
Maryland passes a health care mandate. But will other states follow? Ford job cuts and its tuition offer. The college cash could be a UAW negotiating point in 2007. Criticism for a new diversity data rule. Experts say the rule for federal contractors could hamper creative recruiting. Data Bank: A bigger China will exert labor-cost pressure.  Hot List: Largest 401(k) administration. And more.

Workplace Safety
Employers fire back at gun law 
An NRA measure would allow workers to keep loaded firearms in their cars. Employers see increased danger, costs.

Recruitment & Staffing
‘Poaching’ benefits may outweigh costs
Escaping a vicious cycle.

Training & Development
Steelmaker revives apprentice program
Dofasco’s talent investment.

HR Technology
Talent management systems make inroads
The LMS landscape shifts.


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