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 your pay practices are in comp..
It covers all aspects of harassment, abusive behaviour, bullying and discrimination in the workplace. There are many examples of subtle abuses as well as discussion about the more obvious ones. Today’s climate, thanks in part to the #Me-too movement will also be discussed. Participants will learn about Quid Pro Quo and the meaning of hostile work environment. We will bust some common myths and offer remedie..
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Implicit, or unconscious bias, exists in classrooms and on college campuses. What does it look like? How can faculty create an unbiased learning environment? How can faculty get in touch with their own unconscious biases to combat unintentional bias with students? Research suggests that unconscious bias regarding race and gender impacts relationships with professors. One study showed that certain academic f..
How Do They Work Together—Or Not? : The Complexity & Interplay Among the ADAAA, FMLA, and Worker’s Comp
Challenges - It’s confusing, isn’t it? How are we supposed to keep it all straight when there are times when the legal requirements of both the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the American Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA) are similar, yet at other times one law contradicts another? We find that we can’t comply with both laws at the same time, so which one takes precedence over the other? And where..
How To Build An Insanely Positive and Productive Workplace Culture a Webinar for Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders
Year after year, companies like Marriott, USAA, and Wegmans Markets are listed in Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies To Work For. How do they do it? It’s more than offering high salaries, onsite health centers, and gourmet cafeterias. It’s enlightened people management that creates a culture where people want to do their best and never leave.In this session, Larry Johnson will share the secrets of some o..
There are many virtual communication tools. What’s the difference between using phone or using one of the many video conferencing tools? What features should you learn to use so you can increase team spirit, motivation? How can you get the team members to eagerly await the sessions rather than dread them?In this program, we will address the benefits and detriments of virtual team interactions and many engag..
This session, which will provide participants the information needed to be better able to document employee discussions and defend the organization from losses incurred due to poor documentation practices. Learning ObjectivesHow and why documentation is goodo Meets the legal requirements of Federal statuteso Provides a record of interactions with employees in order t..
Minimize hiring mistakes by using pre-hire assessments to measure job skills and personality attributes needed for top performance in key roles in your organization. Avoid costly turnover by hiring new employees who not only have the skills to do the job but who will also embrace the work required with high engagement and fit into your culture. Understand what assessments are available and how they can be a..
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 ..
Before you start any journey you need to be certain of your “starting point” and then plan the best route to reach your destination. We will discuss basic behaviors and styles of leadership so you can figure out where you fit now. Then we will explore the necessary characteristics for becoming a great leader.Next, we will examine exactly how we become the way we are now, why we act the way we do, and how we..
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 Webinar will discuss methods to ensure that workers classified as independent contractors are independent. With the push by the US Department of Labor to clamp down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors it is important for companies to make sure they have everyone classified correctly. Under the Affordable Care Act, many employers have thought about using independent contractors m..
Employee Safety Committees are important mechanisms in the workplace that offer many advantages over the traditional ‘I’m the Boss’ Theory X generational management model. In brief, those days are increasingly diminishing.Participatory engagement is becoming the new mantra for an enlightened (SAFE) workplace, particularly for:Manual labor tasks, factory work, assembly, etcLanguage and cultural differences a..
Nothing is so predictable as change - and change is painful, sometimes devastating. Those who survive major changes are those who keep their spirits up and never stop looking for new ways to perform more efficiently, market more effectively and apply more creativity to their real estate practice. Drawing on well-documented research and 22 years of investigation and consulting experience with some of the wor..
The transition from Peer to Supervisor can be very difficult for most newly promoted supervisors. Many are not equipped with the tools to successfully transition. This session will equip the newly promoted supervisor with tools and techniques to communicate more effectively, gain trust, set boundaries, provide constructive feedback, and motivate employees for results.Today’s workforce is experiencing high t..