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As workplace changes, some firms re-examine bereavement policies

One of the most difficult passages in life is losing a family member. While most companies give employees three days off to grieve the loss of an immediate family member, recently Facebook decided to offer up to 20 days paid leave to grieve the loss of an immediate family member and up to 10 days leave after the death of ...

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Willis named V.P. at Southern Miss

University of Southern Mississippi president Martha Saunders has appointed Russ Willis vice president of administrative affairs, pending approval by the IHL Board of Trustees. Willis has served as interim vice president since Aug. 2010. Following approval, his appointment will take effect July 1, 2011. His duties include the overall financial management of the university and its physical plant. Willis is ...

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Morgan resigns, Willis steps in

The University of Southern Mississippi’s vice president for business and finance Joe Morgan has tendered his resignation, which is effective Aug. 31. Russ Willis, director of human resources, will step into the position in an interim capacity beginning Sept. 1. A 1975 Southern Miss accounting graduate, Morgan has been at the university for more than 20 years and served in ...

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