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Human Resources

1. The department of a company that deals with hiring and retaining employees, firing those who do not perform, and managing disputes between employees or between an employee and a manager. Human resources departments often manage pensions, insurance, and other benefits as well. They are most common in medium- and large-sized companies.

2. See: Human Capital.
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Many compensation professionals differ in their interpretation of "reasonable compensation.
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The AMCOMP certified Workers Compensation Professional (WCP) educational program is intended to develop a stronger foundation of knowledge and a higher level of understanding of the many aspects of workers compensation and employers liability.
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AMCOMP) have partnered on a comprehensive Workers Compensation Professional Development Certificate Program beginning on September 19, 2011 for the Fall Semester.
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