Contractor Makes Stupid Mistake At a Client Site – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

According to the Freelancers Union, freelancers make up 35 percent of U.S. It’s a good assignment in the low $100’s. In my excitement, I sent a note to a friend, who also happens to work for the company. The language in the note was ‘locker room’. I’ve also been letting the HR rep know about my efforts to attain additional work assignments. I don’t want the company to think I’m not doing anything but sitting around sending bad emails.

UK employment law 2020: what’s on the horizon?

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From likely UK case law developments to changes to annual leave calculations and employees’ entitlement to written statements of particulars , ESP Law’s team of legal experts look ahead to what 2020 has in store for employment law . Case law decisions .

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Is Workplace Bullying Illegal?

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace bullying is on the rise. While statistics vary, some studies reveal that nearly half of all workers in America have been affected by workplace bullying, either as a target or as a witness to abusive behavior against one of their co-workers. It might take the form of public reprimand, belittling or regularly excluding someone from meetings or social gatherings of their peers. Believe the accuser until proven otherwise.

NLRB: Social media policy can’t require employees to use real names online

HR Morning

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has released a 2018 advice memo from its Office of General Counsel regarding “whether various Employer [CVS Health] social media rules are unlawfully overbroad“ under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The memo delivers mixed news for employersthe NLRB found that two of CVS’ social media policies did violate workers’ rights under the NLRA.

Why LMS Compliance Training is an Onboarding Must-Have

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An HRMS with an integrated LMS is the best practice for compliance training. First off, a unified system saves time and money. Secondly, it provides higher quality training using the latest in eLearning techniques. What is a Learning Management System?

7 Ways an HR Portal Can Radically Transform Your Business in 2021

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An HR portal is the employee interface in a Human Resources Management System (HRMS). In the portal or dashboard, employees handle HR tasks. (An An HRMS is an integrated suite of HR software tools.). Standardize compliance and minimize the risk of a violation.

Sex Sting Creates a Hornet’s Nest for South Dakota Employer

HR Daily Advisor

An employee was netted in a sex sting after he arranged for an escort while he was off duty. Instead of finding love, he found himself suspended from his job—and eventually terminated. Was the employee entitled to unemployment benefits? On September 29, 2017, he left the hospital for his half-hour lunch break. When he returned, he requested permission from his supervisor to work from home for the rest of the day because he was having service work performed.

How many of you would risk the retaliation claim here? (I would)

The Employer Handbook

One of your employees just complained about discrimination in the workplace. A few days or weeks later, s/he violates your work rules and you have clear grounds to fire the employee. Do you fire the employee and risk the retaliation claim? Or do you give the employee a pass? Recently, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals dealt with a similar set of fact in this opinion. Nothing here suggests that [the defendant] fired [Plaintiff No.

Social media, discrimination and the royal family

cipHR

As the royal wedding of Prince Harry to Megan Markle in May draws near, and there has been much commentary on social media about two councillors’ request for rough sleepers to be cleared from the streets of Windsor , it’s an apt time to review a case heard recently by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). . The claimant, Angela Gibbons, brought claims of unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and belief discrimination following her dismissal.

What to Include in an Employee Handbook

Patriot Software

Every business should follow a set of rules and procedures to keep operations running smoothly. Consider covering the following while creating your employee handbook. Your welcome section should give a brief introduction to your business and set the tone for the handbook. Code of conduct. The code of conduct section is a guideline on how your employees should behave, dress, and represent your business. Employment laws.

Everything You Need to Build Your Employee Handbook

Zenefits

The employee handbook is the holy grail of workplaces, and every employer should have one, regardless of size. And many of those that do have a handbook fail to update it. Helps keep management and employees on the same page. Leaves of absence.

What counts as cause for termination?

Homebase

That includes learning about “cause for termination,” or “termination for cause.” ” In most states, employment law dictates that employees work “at-will” and can be fired for any reason that does not violate state or federal law.

How to Prevent Retaliation in the Workplace: An HR’s Guide

Analytics in HR

Retaliation in the workplace comes in many forms, including false allegations, unfair scrutiny, blacklisting, unwarranted discipline, and wrongful termination of employees. Contents What is retaliation in the workplace? How to prevent retaliation in the workplace.

HR’s Role in Building an Ethical Company

Zenefits

Companies should avoid at all costs the 3 B’s: Bad Business Behavior. Remember the front-page allegations against Wells Fargo for opening fake customer accounts, or the price gouging antics of Mylan Pharmaceuticals?

Addressing Workplace Romances After #MeToo

HRWatchdog

Employers can create and enforce a written policy prohibiting consensual relationships between supervisors and subordinates. The #MeToo movement has shined a much-needed light on unwanted and unwelcome conduct in the workplace, but consensual romantic workplace relationships continue to be a murkier topic for employers. One major fast food chain’s CEO learned recently that even consensual, romantic workplace relationships can get employees into trouble.

HR manual versus employee handbook: What’s the difference?

Insperity

What, exactly, is the difference between an employee handbook and a human resources (HR) manual – and does your organization need both? Even though they cover many of the same topics, these documents have different purposes. Development of new processes.

How to write an employee handbook effectively

Homebase

They help establish important topics like your code of conduct and mission statements. Additionally, they can even prove that you are working to keep your small business compliant with federal and state laws should a violation claim be made against you. . Dress code.

The business challenges that make it hard to be an employer

Insperity

Employers have always faced a lot of business challenges. But if it seems like it’s harder to run an organization now than in the past, your perceptions are correct. Among the top business challenges for employers are those related to managing compliance and employment risk.

Common HR Department Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Get Hppy

Every business needs to master the art of juggling for it to be successful. Every department is essential in ensuring the success of a business, but most entrepreneurs ignore the human resource department when other things are flowing smoothly. Human resource departments have several responsibilities to protect not only the company but also its employees. Employment compliance ignorance. Also read: Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology.

Top 25 HR Websites for HR Professionals

Empxtrack

For human resource professionals, it is important to stay on top of the latest HR trends and employee management practices. With the ever changing needs and laws, human resource managers need to be on the lookout for best HR practices to follow. Fistful of Talent.

How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2021

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Employee Handbooks in 2021: The Definitive Guide. Many business owners overlook the importance of a well-written employee handbook. Make training and enforcement easier. The Challenge of Keeping Handbooks Up-To-Date. Terms of employment.

Develop a plan to address negative publicity

Business Management Daily

Employment law violations can result in lawsuits, but that isn’t the only kind of negative fallout. Employers increasingly find themselves in the crosshairs of advocacy groups and media outlets eager to expose perceived wrongdoing.

EEO Trumps Google Employee’s Free Expression

HR Daily Advisor

In addition to the important societal issues Google’s action implicates, it raises interesting labor and employment law questions about how far employees can go in speaking their minds to oppose workplace diversity. Historically, Google has promoted a workplace culture of openness and encouraged the free exchange of views. Was Memo ‘Protected’ by the NLRA? Damore’s NLRB case is at the investigative stage.

Building an Employee Handbook: Top Things You Must Have

Zenefits

An employee handbook gives your HR team the chance to introduce company culture and values, share policies and procedures, and communicate expectations. HR leaders struggle with what to include, how long the handbook should be, and whether or not it’s worth the price to outsource the task.

10 Places to Find US: 2019 HR Trends Edition

Ultimate Software

Back in 2017, we debuted our “10 Places to Find US” series, designed to showcase some of the most pertinent thought leadership and news in the HR community. Back by popular demand, employment attorney Kate Bischoff returned to present her annual employment law webcast with US.

3 steps to dealing with workplace tension caused by current events

Insperity

How does an employer keep the collective focus on work and not allow the outside world to cause problems in the workplace? If you can prevent any potential problems before they begin, you’ll be ahead of the game. Set a good example – Turns out that age-old advice to avoid discussion of politics and religion is right on target. Model the behavior you want your employees to have. Plug in – An effective leader has the pulse of the team.

Reducing Risk Hiring Startup Employees

Spark Hire

Running a business will always include a fair amount of risk. Entrepreneurship itself combines the risk-taking ability of an individual with factors of production to generate profits. One of the biggest risk factors for entrepreneurs and startups comes when hiring new employees. Guidelines are put in place to ensure the hiring process is fair for all candidates. The answer to this question should pretty much sum up the reference.

How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2020

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Employee Handbooks in 2020: The Definitive Guide. Many business owners overlook the importance of a well-written employee handbook. Make training and enforcement easier. The Challenge of Keeping Handbooks Up-To-Date. Terms of employment.

My Boss Sexually Harassed Me After Work

Evil HR Lady

Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? So, come join me on the Evil Side. Last week I went out with my colleagues and we all consumed a ridiculous amount of alcohol. During the night we were also texting. You have a fair bit of chance on this.