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August 2004

   8/1/2004
 

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HR MAGAZINE August 2004
Vol. 49, No. 8
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Franchisors Walk a Fine Line . Recognizing the importance of people practices at franchised companies means more hands-on involvement of HR.
Susan J. Wells

EMPLOYMENT LAW
Religion vs. Sexual Orientation. Protections for religious expression and sexual orientation dont have to be mutually exclusive.
Margaret M. Clark

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
Office Politics. To ignite employees participation in the political process, employers launch get-out-the-vote programs.
Charlotte Garvey

SPECIAL REPORT: BENEFITS
Decision Time for Retiree Rx Coverage. HR has to gear up now for new decisions on retiree health coverage.
Alison Stein Wellner

Uncovering 401(k) Fees. Questions of who pays what for the companys 401(k) plan are typically HRs to answer.
Mary E. Medland

Responding to Changing Ideas of Family. The decision to add domestic partner benefits can be complicated by state and federal laws.
Roseanne White Geisel

HR AGENDA: AWARDS & INCENTIVES
Meaningful Tokens of Appreciation. Nonmonetary rewards when aligned with business objectivesmay motivate more effectively than cash awards.
Charlotte Garvey

HR AGENDA: EMPLOYMENT & STAFFING
Making Exit Interviews Work. Use data from effective exit interviews to make your organization stronger.
Martha Frase-Blunt

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