This webinar will discuss the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and distinguish the important differences between it and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and Pregnancy Disability Leave. It is vital that employers who conduct business in California or have employees in California be aware of the important differences, which can result in heavy fines for non-compliance for the employer.Learning Objective..
According to Deepak Chopra and Kabir Sehgal in a post for CNBC, one way to deal with difficult people is to not take what they say personally. If you do then you both get defensive and the situation escalates.This session shows you how to deal with the event, the situation, not the person. Position yourself as a cooperator, not a competitor, working together, not against each other. Gain some quick tips and..
This webinar covers five reasons hiring practices may be ineffective or illegal or both. We will talk about “warm body” hiring and how to avoid it. We will discuss the importance of understanding the job and how well the candidate matches the requirements. We will discuss how to interview better and how to assess the candidate. The importance of background checks and their proper use will be discussed to av..
Capital budgeting is a very important process to follow. Usually, there are many more requests for the company’s money (to fund initiatives and projects) than the company can afford; so wise choices must be made. The various proposals are examined in light of risk, potential value, payback, and return on investment. All organizational groups must follow the same rules and be able to present a rational, syst..
Management is responsible for the behavior of its employees and must learn the laws regulating training. In addition, management needs to set an example by learning from the training. This course is designed to not only teach managers and supervisors their responsibilities in preventing inappropriate behaviors; it also provides the training necessary in that area.Learning ObjectivesIdentify the laws governi..
Companies dealing with a public sexual harassment claim likely address the matter using PR, and HR, but they almost never coordinate efforts between the two camps. For HR, this gap in communication and strategy can reduce the chances of bringing in top talent, who will go instead to companies with positive brands. It can also create risk and liability as others may also share their stories publicly – which ..
Documenting employee discussions is very tricky and at times painful activity for organizations. While it is crucial for HR for a number of reasons, it is a difficult habit for the other employees to imbibe. Documenting employee discussions is important from a legal perspective because this makes the case strong and defensible.Documentation is both the bane and the blessing for HR. It is difficult to get pe..
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..
Workplaces have made progress towards LGBTQ equality yet LGBTQ workers still go to work every day with the fear that they might lose their jobs because of whom they love and who they are. There is no federal law protecting the LGB community from workplace discrimination and harassment. There is confusion among organizations as to whether the federal civil rights law Title VII protects gay, lesbian, and bise..
Documenting events is a crucial task, and in some cases not documenting them can lead to grim consequences. For example, did you know that not keeping track of employee’s hours is fatal to overtime cases? Sometimes you might be documenting items, but focusing on the wrong items. In this training program, the webinar instructor will discuss what needs to be documented and what should be documented that stren..
Unlimited PTO – Considerations for Implementation – will walk you through everything you need to consider prior to implementing “unlimited” time off to your employees. The goal of this presentation is not to convince you it’s the “right” thing to do, because this type of time off program is not for everyone. Indeed, you may walk away with the sound belief that your current vacation policy is just right for ..
Research indicates that most teams are afraid to engage in the conflict that is necessary for optimal success. In this webinar, I will discuss the reasons behind this phenomenon, how leaders can promote an environment where even the most introverted members will feel free to participate, and other ways to stimulate healthy debate, and I will explain how to manage conflict for the benefit of your team’s effe..
We all know how tricky it can be to ensure staffs are paid appropriately for the hours worked and that sometimes it can be downright difficult to train supervisors on the importance of accuracy in time coding for non-exempt staff. This course will discuss the potential implications, and how payroll, the employer, and even the supervisor can be held liable for inaccurate coding. Wage and hour laws govern how..
Whether people sit and work side by side or have to collaborate from thousands of miles away, there will be misunderstandings, hurt feelings and conflict. In this course we are going to explore some of the multiple reasons for conflict and look at appropriate interventions and solutions to solve them. Some conflict is simple to resolve, just some understanding of the impact your behaviour has on other. Othe..
Need troubleshooting expertise? This webinar will cover large and small areas on which to focus so that you can prevent errors, identify potential issues and solve them before they become costly payroll errors. Payroll errors are costly in both money and time. For example, an incorrectly calculated paycheck may need to be recalled by the bank (in the form of a direct deposit) then replaced with a manual che..