Employment Law For HR and Supervisors: Understanding Your Duties, Responsibilities, and Compliance Requirements
Awareness of federal and state employment laws and regulations and how to mitigate risk is now more crucial than ever. Some reports indicate that one in five team leaders or front-line managers can expect to be named in some form of employment-related charge or litigation. At least half of this litigation could be eliminated if some basic legal landmines were avoided.Virtually all decisions inherent i..
How COVID has Reshaped the ADA, the FMLA and Worker's Compensation to Create a New Bermuda Triangle of Medical Leave Laws
This program will explore the complexities of the three primary medical leave laws, the ADA, FMLA and worker's compensation and how they have changed due to COVID. We will also explore recent changes that have occurred within various government agencies, including the department of labor and the EEOC, as well as judicial holding that have changed the face of how these laws work together. The best practices,..
As leaders, we often think that employees work for money, above all else, leading us to believe that we have no influence over their motivations. But the good news is that money isn't the biggest motivator after all. Research shows three non-cash motivators – praise from immediate managers, attention from the top managers, and a chance to lead projects – were just as or even more effective motivators than c..
Many employers find that, as the world overcomes the Covid-19 pandemic, the labor market has changed. Job applicants are few and far between. Existing employees express a reluctance to work in central offices and state preferences to work full-time or part-time from home. How can employers seek out untapped labor markets such as the disabled and retirees to meet labor shortages that they face? This dynamic ..
The lack of engagement dampens an employee’s "discretionary effort", with huge consequences including poor performance, turnover, customer dissatisfaction, brand damage, and lawsuits. All of which impact company culture and the bottom line.Today’s remote and hybrid work arrangements, coupled with the accelerating rate of change, are constantly challenging the engagement effort. In this fast-moving program, ..
Form W-2 is the baseline payroll tax forms that as payroll professions we are constantly dealing with. Everyday changes are occurring that effect how we handle these forms. It is critical to stay on top of current rules and regulations regarding these critical forms.Areas Covered Employer notification requirements and important deadlines Form W-2Lock in letters from the IRS and how to handleCurrent changes ..
Since employees typically are the first contact made with a company it is often necessary to control that image projected. In the past, employers used dress and appearance policies to help employees work comfortably and safely while still projecting a professional image to clients, customers and future employees. Over the years employers have also used dress and appearance policies to help create an employm..
Many of our teams were having difficulty coping with stress and were facing burnout and mental health challenges long before COVID-19 came along. Through COVID-19 we are seeing that their stress is heightened even further, and our teams and colleagues will continue to be at risk. Research shows that failing to meet the essential needs of your team will result in burnout, mental health challenges, increased ..
Successful leaders know that mentally healthy employees are a competitive edge however, it has been a year filled with chaos, fear, and challenge, which has been negatively impacting their ability to cope and their mental health. How do you ensure that your team is feeling mentally and physically safe, supported, and able to be fully productive and engaged? A leader’s role is to lead. However, research show..
The turbulent ever-changing and technology-driven world of business requires changing and evolving roles for controllers. The focus is currently more on the soft side of the business, rather than accounting and reporting. It is more about people-pleasing than pencil-pushing. Studies have shown the controllers who want to rise in the ranks of CFO must learn to put down their pencils and master the soft skill..
Providing better, faster service is what will keep your customers coming back.Quality service will give you the competitive advantage you need to survive in a tough business climate. In today’s customer-oriented business environment, "people skills" are critical for personal and organizational success. How you handle your customers can directly affect your individual goals as well as your team’s and company..
Employee engagement programs have grown in popularity. One reason they are so popular is as a strategy to drive down the turnover of average workers and superstar performers. This webinar will describe the components of an employee engagement program, how to make the business case for such programs, and how to use an employee engagement program as a deliberate and systematic way to drive down avoidable turn..
Stress, uncertainty, and crisis impact how we communicate and how we interact with our colleagues and customers. During the beginning of COVID-19, we saw a focus on patience, support, and collaboration. Now, we are seeing that patience is waning. Expectations are higher. And negativity is on the rise. How do you ensure that this negativity is not toxic and contagious within your team?Through COVID-19 we are..
On May 31, 2019, the IRS released a draft of the 2020 W-4 form for the payroll and tax community to review. This webinar will prepare the payroll professional to understand the changes to the Form W-4 for 2020 and to review the recently released final of the 2020 W-4 Form. Before changes, the Form W-4 was a critical form that all companies have to obtain from employees and has had special processing require..
This webinar will raise your level of Excel competence and knowledge. In the 20+ years of training students in Excel classes, Andy has always included this set of skills to all levels of Excel users. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been using Excel, you will probably learn something new, or at least get an idea of a new process by attending this webinar.You will learn how to skip through the spreadsheet t..