8 Compliance Tips for Employers Using Medical Certifications Under the FMLA

Workforce Software

To help you navigate the FMLA medical certification process, here are eight important compliance tips that employers should keep in mind.

The Hidden Risks of Non-compliance in Your Employee Certifications

TalentGuard

The Hidden Risks of Non-compliance in Your Employee Certifications. Employee certifications are an essential part of the modern workplace and vital for compliance. While ensuring your employees are appropriately qualified to do their jobs may seem straightforward, keeping track of the status of their relevant certifications can be a challenge for many employers – and one that can be easily overlooked. 3 Key Benefits of Maintaining Employee Certifications.

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Which HR Certification is Better? An Analysis of the SHRM-CP and PHR

UpstartHR

I have years years of HR experience and about five years ago, I started looking at HRCI and the PHR certification. Eventually, I hit the experience AND degree requirements to take the PHR, but decided to go with the certification offered by SHRM, thinking that a credential offered directly by the society would hold equal if not more weight. Over the last few years, the piece I wrote about the PHR vs the SHRM-CP certifications has been seen hundreds of thousands of times.

HR Certifications, Are They Really Important?

PerformanceICreate

Certification adds credibility to your experience while broadening your skillset and your knowledge base. Passing any of the HR exams requires a working knowledge of the HR BOK® (Human Resources Body of Knowledge), and certification communicates this knowledge to potential employers. Should a seasoned HR professional – or even a novice – without certification seek the credential? Many employers don’t just prefer an HR certification; they require it.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Certification Management Nightmares

TalentGuard

Certification Management Nightmares. Certification management is crucial for businesses across a multitude of industries, yet the administrative upkeep is a nightmare. Unfortunately, the consequences of non-compliance are even more dangerous. These are just a few of the serious consequences businesses and employees can face when certifications are out of date or when managing those certifications is overwhelming. Visit our Certification Tracking page.

How Compliance Technology Helps Uphold Core SOX Compliance Principles

360 factors

Much has been written about SOX compliance and there are many dedicated SOX compliance management tools that businesses can use. What is often overlooked in this conversation is how the goals of SOX compliance and compliance technology overlap.

SHRM-SCP vs SPHR: Which Senior HR Certification Makes More Sense?

UpstartHR

Are you a senior HR pro thinking about getting a certification, and you’re selecting between the SHRM-SCP and the SPHR? Have you wondered if the SHRM senior professional certification or the HRCI senior professional in human resources certification is right for you? One of the most popular posts I’ve written in the last few years continues to be a piece on HR certifications SHRM-CP and PHR. Which Certification is Better?

The Advantages of Next-Gen Quarterly Certifications and Attestations Workflows

360 factors

Compliance management technology can deliver powerful metrics, automate processes, and generate predictive insights that help bank management make better decisions for the future of the bank. Compliance with SOX requirements is necessary for all organizations.

Certification Management Nightmares

TalentGuard

Certification Management Nightmares. Certification management is crucial for businesses across a multitude of industries, yet the administrative upkeep is a nightmare. Unfortunately, the consequences of non-compliance are even more dangerous. These are just a few of the serious consequences businesses and employees can face when certifications are out of date or when managing those certifications is overwhelming. Visit our Certification Tracking page.

Certification Management Nightmares

TalentGuard

Certification Management Nightmares. Certification management is crucial for businesses across a multitude of industries, yet the administrative upkeep is a nightmare. Unfortunately, the consequences of non-compliance are even more dangerous. These are just a few of the serious consequences businesses and employees can face when certifications are out of date or when managing those certifications is overwhelming. Visit our Certification Tracking page.

Global Upside Achieves ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 Certification

Global Upside

Global Upside announced that it been awarded certification for ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011, which is a service management system (SMS) standard. This certification gives our Clients confidence in our ability and commitment to provide the best in service delivery.” ” “This certification is a step forward for Global Upside to drive best-in-class operational efficiency and its commitment to service excellence.

Workable gets ISO 27001 certification

Workable

Having this certification is public recognition that what we’re doing internally to ensure ongoing data protection meets the highest, worldwide security standards. They can see the certificate.

How SOX Compliance Tools Can Enable Banks to Get Started with Compliance Technology

360 factors

As compliance technology becomes more accessible, more banks are dipping their toes to understand how they can utilize the technology to improve their bottom line. This approach is laudable and very appropriate for the modular compliance solutions that are en vogue these days.

Managing Medical Certifications Under FMLA

HR Daily Advisor

This article series covers managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Under the FMLA, you may require employees to submit medical certification for leave to care for their own serious health condition, to care for a covered family member with a serious health condition, or to care for a covered service member with a serious illness or injury. Employees are obligated to cooperate with you in obtaining such certifications.

The Importance of Letters: Why a Coaching Certification Matters

Center for Coaching

Obtaining a certification is valuable in any profession, and coaching is no different. In such a rapidly growing industry, showing your commitment to your career through further training and certification is crucial to remain competitive. There are plenty of benefits that a coaching certification can bring and understanding the impact of getting a coaching certification will help one determine whether to get one or not. By Diana Fritts.

Managing Medical Certifications Under the FMLA: How to Request Certification

HR Daily Advisor

This article series will cover managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the last section we covered the basics of medical certification, here we’ll go over the steps involved in requesting certification. Employers must notify employees of the certification requirements in the eligibility notice and accompanying rights and responsibilities notice, the additional requirements for which will be discussed in a later article.

Form I-9 Compliance

HR Counselor's Corner

John Fay, president of the LawLogix division of Hyland Software, a company that specializes in cloud-based I-9, E-Verify and immigration compliance services, explained that employers face difficulties in completing I-9s for remotely hired workers and need more-specific instructions to clarify who may serve as an authorized representative to complete the form. To view more frequently asked questions about how to stay within I-9 compliance, click here.

Managing Medical Certifications under FMLA: Recertification

HR Daily Advisor

This article series will cover managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the last installment we covered the authentication, clarification, and second opinions surrounding medical certification, here we’ll go over recertification. In general, employers may request recertification no more often than once every 30 days or however long the certification form stated that the employee would need leave.

Global Upside Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

Global Upside

San Jose, CA – October 15, 2018 – Global Upside ( www.globalupside.com ) today announced that it has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification, the international standard for best practices in information security management systems. The certificate is the latest in Global Upside’s ongoing commitment towards achieving the highest standards in data security and privacy throughout the organization. “Global Upside has also been audited by a Big 4 audit firm for GDPR compliance.

Cape Town: Employment Equity Compliance Certificate Now Valid For 12 Months

Global People Strategist

Employment Equity Compliance Certificate. Following an amendment made by the Department of Labor, employers who implement employment equity (EE) within their organization will now be issued with a compliance certificate is valid for 12 months subject to the fulfillment of specific conditions. Current Affairs Global ComplianceEmployment Equity.

Managing Medical Certifications Under FMLA: Return to Work

HR Daily Advisor

This article series covers managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the last installment we covered recertificaiton, here we’ll go over return-to-work (RTW) or fitness-for-duty (FFD) certifications. RTW or FFD certifications address the question of whether an employee is able to resume work, given the health condition that caused him to take FMLA leave. Leave Management, Policy, and Compliance FMLA certification recertification

Managing Medical Certifications: Authentication, Clarification, And Second Opinions

HR Daily Advisor

This article series covers managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the previous article, we covered the how to request a medical certification, here we’ll go over authentication, clarification, and second opinions surrounding medical certification. The FMLA regulations offer procedures for authenticating and clarifying medical certifications.

HRCI Changes Requirements for PHR, SPHR Recertification Starting 2021

UpstartHR

Every so often HRCI, the Human Resources Certification Institute, changes the requirements for its exams. New HR Certification Ethics Requirement. Starting in 2021, certified pros will have to get one ethics credit each recertification cycle to retain their existing certification.

4 HR Certifications You Can Get for Under $400

Capterra

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recommends getting an HR certification in addition to a college degree to improve your odds of employment. Maybe some people can get their companies to pay for these certifications. Check out these major HR certifications, and find out how to do them on the cheap. The exam itself runs about three hours and tests you on the technical elements of human relations, including laws, logistics, and regulation compliance.

Compliance Alerts: Hawaii Salary History Question Ban and North Carolina Certificate of Relief

General Information Services

North Carolina Amends Certificate of Relief Law. On June 25, 2018, Governor Roy Cooper signed House Bill 774, which expands Certificate of Relief. The North Carolina certificate of relief law, which was enacted in 2011, offers relief from the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction (i.e. An employer may take into consideration a certificate of relief despite the applicant’s criminal past; however, the certificate is not an expungement or pardon.

Attention HR Pros: Certification Exams are Getting a Makeover

HR Daily Advisor

HR professionals who seek to earn the Professional in Human Resources(R) (PHR(R)) or Senior Professional in Human Resources(R) (SPHR(R)), the nation’s most recognized HR credentials from HR Certification Institute(R) (HRCI(R)), will soon see these expanded areas of responsibility and knowledge on their certification exams. The post Attention HR Pros: Certification Exams are Getting a Makeover appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

Namely Achieves New SOC Certification

Namely

We are pleased to announce that Namely has achieved SOC 1 Type 2 certification. The certification is indicative of our ongoing commitment to client security and sound business practices. The standards are set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and help ensure compliance with financial regulations like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. This year’s certification is only part of our commitment to operational excellence.

FMLA Training Scenario: Medical Certification Missteps

HR Daily Advisor

This scenario and the resulting lawsuit, related to FMLA medical certification, is inspired by actual events. When she discusses her need for leave with Helga, the HR representative, Helga decides to grant Rachel 3 weeks of leave without requesting any medical certification from Rachel. What went wrong with the medical certification process? Helga arbitrarily assigned a return-to-work date without asking for medical certification.

4 HR and Compliance Changes for 2020

Cisive

A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations. Your designated HR compliance specialist or team members should stay up to date on these changes, but if your company is small or has a complicated business structure, you may need additional support to remain compliant. New HR Compliance Changes for 2020. Keeping up with employment law and HR compliance changes takes research and time.

Reduce Compliance Risks in One Easy Step

TalentGuard

Reduce Compliance Risks in One Easy Step. Lapsed certifications and unmet compliance deadlines cost businesses millions of dollars each year in fines and penalties – a large percentage of which could be avoided with the right certification tracking system. An automated certification tracking system would have eliminated input errors and created a robust notification system for deadlines. Visit our Certification Tracking page.

Background Check Compliance – End User Certification

HRsoft

In this clip from the webinar, What Every Employer Needs To Know About Background Check Compliance, Vu Do, VP of Compliance at PreCheck, Inc. The post Background Check Compliance – End User Certification appeared first on HRsoft. explains what to certify when requesting a report from a CRA. Looking for more info on recruitment management?

How Technology Simplifies SOX Compliance Reporting

360 factors

The Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act is almost two decades old at this point and SOX compliance is taken seriously by all businesses that need to comply with the act. Modern risk and compliance management solutions, however, simplify SOX compliance by enabling businesses to painlessly collect and report certifications and attestations with ease. What Makes SOX Compliance Different. This is why SOX compliance is not simply about submitting documents.

Reduce Compliance Risks in One Easy Step

TalentGuard

Reduce Compliance Risks in One Easy Step. Lapsed certifications and unmet compliance deadlines cost businesses millions of dollars each year in fines and penalties – a large percentage of which could be avoided with the right certification tracking system. An automated certification tracking system would have eliminated input errors and created a robust notification system for deadlines. Visit our Certification Tracking page.

Connecticut Court Affirms Employer’s Request for Enhanced FMLA Certification

HR Daily Advisor

Thus, many employers rightfully feel a bit uneasy when medical certification provided by an employee in connection with a request to commence or return from FMLA leave raises more questions than it answers. Many employees (and treating physicians) seem to operate under the assumption that vague and cursory statements from a medical professional will satisfy employees’ obligation to provide their employer with a “sufficient” medical certification.

How Certification Tracking with Spreadsheets Can Shut Down Your Business

TalentGuard

How Tracking Certifications with Spreadsheets Can Shut Down Your Business. What does it take for your company and your employees to remain in compliance? How many certifications does each employee need? In order to avoid litigation and fines, your business will need to utilize a program that will track certifications and notify you when it is time to recertify. Many companies try to use spreadsheets, such as Excel, to keep certifications up to date.

RW Collins Selects TalentGuard to Streamline Employee Safety and Certification Compliance

TalentGuard

will use TalentGuard’s Certification Tracking Software to manage employee certifications. an environmental remediation, excavation & UST removal company, selected TalentGuard’s Certification Tracking software to improve safety and certification compliance management. Like all companies that have employees who operate machinery, safety and compliance are critical and required for the company’s success. RW Collins Co.