Are you responsible for payroll or employer tax withholding compliance? Or maybe you were recently hired or promoted to the payroll department. During your indoctrination, you are surprised at all the interesting things to do and how important this role is to the success of the company. You begin to wonder just how much there is to learn. Join us for a quick briefing on the basic laws affecting payroll. Lea..
Businesses are buffeted by turbulence and change on a continuing basis. There are numerous examples of companies and entire industries that have not been prepared for shifts in the economy, technology, competitors and other external factors; and, in some cases, their very existence was threatened. Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) is a discipline that enables organizations to prepare for different futures,..
This webinar will cover the basics a Supervisor needs to know regarding how to handle common people problems. While there is no program that could cover all conduct of what people could do, we will cover the most common problems.We will also cover the basics of discrimination, harassment, safety and WC, and the rights to leave. Wage and hour are important too and we will address the most common mistakes tha..
Learn how to avoid the legal risks associated with the use of social media in the workplace and how to develop and implement effective social media policies.Most employers don't really want to know what their employees did last night, but they might find out on social media. This session will examine social media in the workplace and will address how to avoid legal risks associated with monitoring and disci..
HR's Office Holiday Party Guide: How to Avoid Common Legal Liability and Safety Issues for a Positive Workplace Event
The holiday party is always a morale booster. But for some, it’s also a time when employers could find themselves in a legal mess related to pay, harassment, discrimination, and other legal issues potentially.For starters, employers should look at how they handle holiday pay for exempt and non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Have you also thought of the followingFLSA requirements around ho..
The IRS and the Department of Labor allow electronic communications such as email and web-postings to satisfy ERISA disclosure requirements, but many administrators are not aware of the specific rules that apply to these disclosures. The Department of Labor and the IRS outline general requirements for electronic disclosure. First, the fiduciary must provide access instructions and the opportunity for a pape..
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 webinar provides an overview of the use of background checks during the hiring process – what are they typically and why are they used by employers. The Presentation will also discuss the potential discriminatory disparate impact the use of criminal background checks may have on applicant pools. New trends in the enforcement of anti-discrimination laws, particularly by the Equal Employment Opportunity ..
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) is an amendment to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions constitutes unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII. Women affected by pregnancy or related conditions must be treated in the same manner as other applicants or employees who are similar in their ability or inability to w..
Suppose one or more of your employees has taken a leave of absence, and your company or department is buckling under the added stress - and you suspect that one or more of those employees may be taking advantage, and may not really be in need of family or medical leave – or may even not be entitled to it. What if one or more of your employees ask for intermittent leave? Administration of continuous leave ca..
Any HR professional knows that a major part of their responsibility is keeping the company’s personnel files organized – for many legal reasons, but also it helps to keep your operations go smoothly. Just as important, it helps keep you organized so you won’t derail or become distracted during your already busy day.This course will give you a framework for your recordkeeping and employee-related retention s..
Employee morale is more important than you may think because it has a direct impact on productivity and profitability. When employee morale is high, employees are happier, more engaged and the quality of work produced increases significantly which allow companies to be more profitable. When morale is low there is a ripple effect and the result is a less productive work environment with higher levels of stre..
Every manager complains about their employees’ performance problems at some point in their career. Over the years, I’ve come to look at the challenge of problem performance a little differently. What I have come to accept is poor performance takes two players; the manager and the employee. And while it is always easier to focus our attention on the latter we must look at our own contributions to the perform..
2018 brought California a variety of updated employment laws. This is a primer to new California employment law and an update to changes to the existing laws for 2018. Among the various topics will be updates to the Fair Pay Act and a brief summary of new rules regarding background checks, and wage and hour laws. There will also be a brief discussion of the federal immigration laws as they are being applied..
Bad attitudes, jealousy, and disruptive behavior will sabotage morale, lower self-esteem while reducing teamwork and productivity. When toxic behavior infects an organization at any level, managers may be tempted to ignore it or give in, absolutely the wrong thing to do, and tolerating it is not a solution.This session will show you how to neutralize gossip and put a system in place to ensure it does not re..