Abuse under the Family and Medical Leave Act touches every employer. They are difficult cases because you must deal with it (or you lose your good employees because they are doing their co-workers’ work) but at the same time, you almost assuredly setting yourself up for a retaliation suit. How do you put your company in the best legal position while dealing with abuse? Since the Family and Medical Leave Act..
More and more people –often your employees suffer from mental illness. Whether this is a result of environment or better diagnostic tools is open to question. Those with a mental illness often deny this fact and often try to hide it from employers. Such is often a result of fear of being terminated or to avoid the stigma often attached to mental illness. As a result, mental health disorders often go un..
COVID-19 is not your typical Human Resources Force Majeure! Human Resources Managers are faced with unique risks related to local, State, and Federal, and international regulations and requirements. HR cannot afford to fail to analyze and plan to mitigate risks systematically. Even more problematic is dealing with unexpected risks such as the coronavirus. Learn to create mitigation plans for anticipated ris..
Having a strategic onboarding plan in place can dramatically impact your business. Investing in an onboarding process will help reduce turnover and increase new hire effectiveness. An onboarding program isn’t just or more than a routine checklist; it should be a comprehensive process that makes the new employee, as well as the company, confident they made the right choice and confident they can succeed in t..
Human resource professionals are entrusted with keeping employees medical records confidential. There are many related but different federal laws that have medical record confidentiality provisions. What is a medical record under one law may not be a medical record under another law? To fully comply one needs to be not just familiar with but proficient with the various employment laws and the need for medic..
In Fiscal Year 2017, The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received 84,254 discrimination cases. Think about it, we have 200 work days a year – so this equates to over 400 a day and 52 every hour. Sheer numbers indicate that it’s just a matter of time before a discrimination charge crosses your desk. Get the information you need NOW to be prepared.Your first reaction to receiving a charge of discrimin..
Human resources analytics is a very hot area in HR today. Many HR professionals think it is new but it has been employed since the 90’s. Basically, analytics is a combination of analysis and statistics and unlike metrics which are data from the past; analytics is the use of data to make predictions about the future. This webinar will detail how, with the right data and skills, an HR professional can:Make pr..
The logistics of payroll record keeping can be daunting. At least a dozen state and federal regulatory agencies require access to your records. All have different requirements as to content and storage requirements. Electronic records are ok in some cases, paper required in others. In some instances, you have to keep the records forever.Records come from various departments, offices, sources, etc. They vary..
Today, much work in organizations is organized as a project although it may not be called a project. Often, through years of downsizing, people with in-depth special knowledge in critical areas are no longer available. The work still needs to be performed when needed, so someone is assigned. Thinking about these special, periodic assignments as projects and applying the approaches of project management help..
Coaching is a process of helping another individual realize their inner potential, delivering fulfilment to both the individual and the related organization. Coaching in the workplace typically focuses on an improvement in individual performance against key performance indicators or job expectations but can also focus on career development and employee growth. Unfortunately, coaching is the part of a manage..
How to Give Corrective Feedback : The C.A.R.E. Model - Eliminating Negative Behaviour, by Focusing on Accountability
In today’s demanding business climate that has an accelerated focus on treating workers right, it is so important to engage their issues with timely action, tact, and communication skills that leaves nothing to chance in corrective measures, for any and all negative situation you encounter. What is the issue you are challenged with? Uncontrolled negativity in the workplace, offensive language, constant and ..
Form I-9 is required to be completed by all United States employers. It is used to confirm that the new hire is eligible to work in the U.S. The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) requires that Form I-9 be completed accurately. Any inaccuracies, even including cross-outs, white-outs, missing information and more, can result in substantial financial or even criminal penalties for employers. ..
Empower your employees to become more productive, effective and committed team members!In today’s tough business environment, your organization can’t afford anything less than outstanding performance. Are you prepared to get the best from your team? Keep your team members’ productivity up to par—and show them how to do the best job they can? You’ll learn a step-by-step approach to effective coaching and suc..
Gain the insights and skills to know where your business stands today and where it’s heading tomorrow.In today’s unpredictable business environment, strategic leadership is not just for top management alone. It’s for:Managers who want to increase their competitive advantage by anticipating their customers’ priorities, needs, and expectationsManagers who want to distinguish operational data from strategic da..
This session will help you understand areas such as when employees have to be paid to get dressed and undressed; when you have to pay them to be on an airplane and when you don’t; what breaks need to be paid and what breaks don’t need to be paid; why you have to pay for breastfeeding; and other areas of supplemental pay. Reduce your chances of being investigated by making sure you pay practices are in compl..