American-based Terrorist Training Camps: U.S. Prisons
What is the best way to handle a crisis when you’re involved in impending litigation? That is, you’re not allowed to speak to the press and they’re writing negative articles about your company, because the other company involved is being interviewed and they talk.
New Jersey Hackensack University Medical Center learned that a very negative story was going to run in their local paper. Just before the article appeared, the hospital contacted the newspaper and told them that if the story ran the paper could no longer be sold at the hospital and the advertising contract would be canceled.
According to O’Dwyer’s PR Report, “PR pros, advertisers and trade groups are crying foul over proposed updates to guidelines concerning endorsements and testimonials in advertising . . . . ” by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
A Bridgeport, Connecticut federal judge awarded a teenager who had been victimized in a child pornography situation $200,000 for what the local newspaper called a, “well-heeled professional who downloaded images of her being sexually abused”
The WSJ contacted Spencer Wendelin, an executive with C&NC Railroad, who, according to the news article, has “little sympathy for the angry residents.” “The railroad, I’ll guarantee you, was there a long time before they bought their houses,” he [Wendelin] says.
Citibank, the receiver of billions and billions, decides to spend $400 million to put its name on the new New York Mets baseball stadium. Ten times the number of seats in that stadium is equal to the number of people who lost their jobs in two days just last week.
Wells Fargo ran full-page newspaper ads across the United States headlined: “The value of team member recognition.” This follows a controversial decision to reward a number of high performing employees with a trip to Las Vegas.There was a firestorm of criticism, nationwide because Wells Fargo is the recipient of bailout funds from U.S. taxpayers.
If the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) passes, which is highly likely, there may well be another spike in union membership in America, probably starting this year.
It seems to make sense that keeping the job you’ve got is a lot easier than trying to find another one, then another one, and then another one. Here are, from management’s perspective, the behaviors of those employees that have the most value, most of the time.