Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Astronology - Preserving the Dignity of our Workforce

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Volume XII

Issue 12

September 6, 2011

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Labor Day

Astron Solutions hopes that you had a fun and relaxing Labor Day weekend, and a great end to your summer.



Fact or Fiction?

Scholars found the 2009 economic downturn worse than the 1930's Great Depression.




According to a PBS segment, "Measurements and Myths of the Great Depression" Ben Wattenberg mentioned that the 2009 economic downturn  was particularly frightful because "debt in 2009 includes not only stocks but also millions of homes, property, local governments, and entire nations. Also, in contrast to the 1930s, the U.S. is now a debtor nation and more households in the U.S. are in far greater debt." 



Preserving the Dignity of our Workforce

By Richard L. Virgilio, SPHR

We Americans celebrate Labor Day each September as a reminder of how those who toil daily are important to their families and to the country.  I might offer to you that the first Monday in September is also Employers' Day, for without employers, there are no employees.  We in the human resource profession find ourselves in a no-man's land as both an advocate for our employees and an instrument of our employers.....



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  1. I always learn something new from your post!Great article. I wish I could write so well.

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  2. Thanks for a great article...interesting


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