Within the corporate world, Amazon now ranks with Apple as among the United States’ most esteemed businesses.
Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO, came in second in the Harvard Business Review’s 2012 world rankings of admired CEOs, and Amazon was third in CNN’s 2012 list of the world’s most admired companies.
When I first did research on Walmart’s workplace practices in the early 2000s, I came away convinced that Walmart was the most egregiously ruthless corporation in America.
Pay particular attention to policies regarding vacation and other paid or unpaid leave available to employees.
This is true for all companies whether large or small.
As a supervisor, you need to know that along with “best practices” in HR, there are also several federal and state laws that govern certain workplace actions.
The National Labor Relations Board’s annual report for fiscal year 2010 included the number of Unfair Labor Practices alleged against employers and unions.
Once again, union officials faced a disproportionately high number of allegations of wrongdoing, when compared to employers.