The U.S. Department of Labor is actively clamping down on the improper use of exemptions that allow employers to avoid paying overtime to employees. They are scrutinizing employers’ use of the managerial, administrative, professional, sales, and computer professional exemptions. Mistakes in this area can cost employers thousands of dollars in back pay and fines and a permanent readjustment of how employees ..
This webinar is for employers who are contemplating whether to implement Background Checks and for those who are currently doing them but wish to learn more about their options. It is an introductory and general review of the subject as the laws and practices vary from state-to-state.Areas Covered Deciding whether to do background checks or notThe importance of written policyWho to check and what to check f..
Employee background checks are an inescapable reality for financial institutions. And while developing and administering an appropriate background check program has always presented tricky compliance issues for banks and credit unions, regulatory and legal developments in this area have made compliance both more challenging and more important.Financial institutions face greater potential challenges and pitf..
To strengthen the value of human resources in any company, HR professionals need to know the language of business, and that includes the financial components that have traditionally measured business progress and success. This course is designed to help you do just that. Even if you’ve never taken an accounting or finance course, this webinar will give you the foundational understanding you need to improve ..
This session will discuss the basic HR metrics that all HR departments should have. It will describe the links between HR and organizational performance. It will also discuss how to select and calculate appropriate measures, balancing costs vs. value creation and how to improve productivity.Learning ObjectivesDescribe the links between HR and organizational performanceSelect and calculate appropriate measur..
Workers Compensation insurance basically is set up to pay for an injured worker's medical treatment and lost wages. This sounds relatively simple, but the details can quickly become overwhelming to a person unfamiliar or new to the process. Unless you are prepared and know what to expect. The key players are identified in our discussion. Key activities and steps to have in place BEFORE a claim occurs are al..
Whether you are involved in evaluating the creditworthiness of a prospective customer, analyzing investment opportunities, or even beginning to suspect that something funny is going on in your own company, this session will give you the tools to determine what is really going on. It's not just about the financial statements, this presentation will show you how to conduct a preliminary investigation will hel..
This webinar will analyze each of these necessary elements of the batch record review process.Most Regulatory Agencies require firms to have written procedures in place to document production and process controls, better known as batch records. Additionally, there must be written procedures for a batch record review process that demonstrate compliance. A strong batch record review system is essential in ord..
Regardless of skill, hiring a person who is a bad fit is the wrong decision. In fact, traditional interviewing predicts future success by only 10%. With a bad fit, the employee is never going to reach optimum performance, be fully engaged, and they are likely to leave. The company is then left with another expensive recruitment along with the disruption of having talent walk out the door. (Recruiting expens..
Best Industry Practices - How to Structure and Write a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) / Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA)
A properly-composed JHA/AHA is one of the primary documents that large clients are increasingly asking to review in advance of allowing you to start work on their Project. The JHA/AHA is not an OSHA requirement however it is required by US Corp of Engineers for most work on military installations. Most of the initial JHA/AHA documents are rejected on the first or second submission for a range of common fail..
This session will discuss the roles and functions of staff in a case management department that are needed to support the department’s goals through collaborative professional processes. The skill sets and characteristics for the role of the RN case manager and the social worker will be reviewed, as well as identifying the most contemporary functions needed to respond to changes brought on by healthcare ref..
Complaint handling is likely one of the more cross-functional parts of your quality system: Customer Service may receive your customer complaints, Sales and Marketing may need to reach out to the customer for additional information, Regulatory Affairs may determine whether the complaint is reportable, QA may perform the root cause investigation, R&D or Manufacturing Engineering may need to be involved i..
Notified bodies and the FDA cannot require your suppliers to meet the quality system regulations, so they must make sure you are exercising sufficient control over those suppliers. You must make sure your supplier management and system meet all required regulations, especially for critical suppliers. Sure, you depend on your suppliers to provide you with goods and services, but can your system prove that yo..
Using a library of SOP’s to help organize and control your operations is just good business sense. This is particularly important in high-risk and critical operations, construction or industrial, where a mistake can be costly or result in catastrophic accidents or failures.One of the prime reasons to create an SOP is to predict and eliminate incidents, errors, accidents, failures, poor quality outcomes, etc..
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 that 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 ..