The flu could be HR’s biggest workforce problem (Editorial)By John Hobel12/20/2004|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/20/2004 How ready is your organization for a deadly flu outbreak? As we head into the first months of 2005, it’s a question every HR department should be asking.In fact, plans to respond to a flu crisis should already be in place. If they’re not, get working because time is ticking.The World Health Organization warned nations last month to get prepared for a global pandemic that could kill as many as 7 million people. The concern is that the bird flu virus that hit Asia this year may turn into a global health issue in the next months. And while the world may be spared this time, many health experts say a pandemic in the near future is inevitable. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.