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Day: August 18, 2016

HR Word of The Day 0

HR Word: Featherbedding

​Featherbedding definition Featherbedding, also known as overmanning in the United Kingdom, refers to practices, policies and behaviours designed to increase the number of workers employed by an organisation. Methods used may be duplicating tasks that don’t need duplicating or deliberately making processes inefficient. Featherbedding is typically union-driven as a way to prevent redundancies, often in response to new technology which […]