An Important Discrepancy in Workplace Harassment Policies, Law

Ultimate Software

The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software. This post was commissioned by Ultimate Software and the author has or will receive compensation for their work. With the rise of the #MeToo movement, companies across industries and of every size are taking a closer look at their policies and training against harassment, of all forms, to determine whether changes need to be made.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective?

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Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers

HRWatchdog

Do you have the same compliance concerns as the employers in this survey? Over the past year, employers’ compliance challenges increased significantly thanks to both an uptick in federal employment law enforcement, and the growing “patchwork” of state and local requirements, according to the 2019 Littler Annual Employer Survey. The survey, released May 8, found that employers’ primary concern is the U.S.

The Complete HR Compliance Glossary

Zenefits

Depending on your background, compliance can be one of those words that sends shivers of terror down your spine. Below you’ll find a glossary of several HR-related terms that are used when anyone is talking about HR compliance. This regulation is managed through the HHS.

Charting Your Course Through Changing Regulations

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, Senior Consultant & CCO, Multnomah Group

The world of work is changing. Today it is easier than ever to have employees in multiple cities across several states. Multistate offices used to be reserved for very large employers, but with today’s technology, even smaller employers can embrace this game changer. For employers, the multistate workforce allows the opportunity to cast a broader net to attract the best and brightest talent to the workplace. At the same time, it comes with challenges, including compliance with a variety of rules and regulations across different states and municipalities – some of which may conflict with federal law – and failure to comply could be quite costly.

Are Your Employment Law Policies in Compliance?

HR Counselor's Corner

Are you confident you’re in compliance? Completing an HR Assessment can ensure legal compliance with federal and state employment laws, regulations and HR best practices. Performing the assessment will not only help you measure risk and legal compliance, but also identify areas in need of process improvements – all of which could threaten the continued success of your business. . Child Labor laws are implemented for workers under the age of 18.

How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties? Very.

Trusaic

The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just won a significant equal pay victory against WMS Solutions, LLC, a staffing company focusing on asbestos abatement. In its recent decision, a judge within the U.S. The post How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties?

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. It generally consists of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? Employees quickly glance through them and go for the start test button.

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Two Compliance Issues every HR professional should know and teach to managers

OmegaHR Solutions

I have come across a number of “must-know” lists in the past couple of weeks. Perhaps this is an artifact of the time of year, getting a fresh start phenomenon. These are the things that I think all good professionals must know. Most of us know this as the EEOC laws. The prime law is the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which covered race, religion, color, sex and national origin. HR professionals need to be on the constant lookout for racial discrimination.

The Role of HR in Business Compliance

Zenefits

You know that there are several business compliance requirements you need to meet. The thing is, how confident are you that you can effectively stay abreast of all of the changes that happen at the national, state, and local levels? Answer to see the results.

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past? How do you stay current with the latest regulatory and governance developments? Do employees know what’s expected of them in the workplace? Is training new employees an issue?

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past? How do you stay current with the latest regulatory and governance developments? Do employees know what’s expected of them in the workplace? Is training new employees an issue?

2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements

Zenefits

Small business owners and HR leaders are working hard to manage the people center of their company while also staying on top of compliance requirements and calendar-based deadlines. Use the following compliance checklist to create your HR policies — or as a way to revamp existing ones.

China: Employers Urged to Review Policies Against Sexual Harassment

Global People Strategist

The anti-sexual harassment movement, commonly referred to on social media as the #MeToo movement, continues to gain momentum as it sweeps the world. More and more countries have become aware of this movement and are beginning to set in place rules and regulations for the workplace that will help protect employees from sexual harassment. The Jiangsu Province recently issued special regulations on the labor protection of female employees.

China: Employers Urged to Review Policies Against Sexual Harassment

Global People Strategist

The anti-sexual harassment movement, commonly referred to on social media as the #MeToo movement, continues to gain momentum as it sweeps the world. More and more countries have become aware of this movement and are beginning to set in place rules and regulations for the workplace that will help protect employees from sexual harassment. The Jiangsu Province recently issued special regulations on the labor protection of female employees.

8 Compliance Tips for Small Businesses for 2020

Zenefits

Running a small business comes with a lot of long hours and uncertainty, especially when it comes to compliance. Use these simple tips to shore up your small business’s compliance efforts. Prevent harassment before it becomes a problem. The best defense is a good offense.

Fired because she has a disabled daughter? That’ll cost firm $165k

HR Morning

There’s a little-known form of workplace bias that can cost employers big, as one company recently learned. The concept is this: Employers can’t take an adverse employment action against an individual because he or she may have to care for — or is closely linked to — a disabled individual. The EEOC claimed NMOA passed Valencia over because there was a strong possibility that she would have to take time off to care for her daughter.

20 Essential HR Policies Every Company Must Cover

Netchex HR Blog

The HR compliance landscape is continually evolving. Company leaders aren’t always aware of (much less fully understand) their company’s compliance needs. What is the purpose of HR policies? Don’t get too negative by focusing on the punishment for bad behavior.

How HR Investigations Can Create the Culture You’ve Dreamed Of

Ultimate Software

The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent UKG. This post was commissioned by UKG and the author has or will receive compensation for their work. No harassment, no bullying, and many morale issues resolved.

The Ultimate Guide for Creating An Employee Handbook (Including 15 Must-Haves)

Netchex HR Blog

If not, then you really should create one—no matter the size or industry of your company. If not, then you strive to update it regularly—ideally annually—to ensure safety, compliance, and engagement. . A well-written company handbook gets your whole workforce on the same page.

New California Employment Laws Affect Businesses in 2018 and Beyond

HRWatchdog

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2018 and beyond that will affect California employers’ daily operations and policies. Be prepared by downloading CalChamber’s new white paper, which summarizes the new laws’ effects on California employers. Learn about new laws relating to: Leaves of absence; Hiring practices and enforcement; Discrimination, harassment and retaliation protections; Wage-and-hour; and.

Bad Publicity Leads to Recruiting Challenges

HRWatchdog

Many well-known companies are making news lately for alleged employment violations, including sexual harassment allegations, wage-and-hour violations and independent contractor issues. Besides the human cost to the employees involved and the monetary costs to the company, such as legal fees, potential fines, penalties or other damages and decreased productivity, one other large cost affects companies: damage to company brand.

Labor Law Developments in Canada

Global People Strategist

The federal and provincial governments in decide the labor and employment laws in Canada. Each of the provinces shares similar employment laws except for Quebec. Quebec is governed by a civil law system based on the ‘civil code’ founded in France’s Napoleonic Code.

Paycor to Host Bi-Annual Web Summit on HR Trends and Best Practices for Compliance

Paycor

CINCINNATI – October 2, 2018 – Human Capital Management (HCM) company Paycor today announced its bi-annual Web Summit, a free online webinar series taking place October 3-4, 2018, to help HR leaders stay informed of industry trends and best practices for compliance. The summit will include eleven informative and insightful 30-minute to one hour sessions, led by industry leaders, including Scott Conklin, Vice President of HR at Paycor. Join the Conversation.

Activision Blizzard Reaches $18 Million Settlement with EEOC

Trusaic

High-profile entertainment company, Activision Blizzard reached an $18 million settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last week. The case involved various charges of gender discrimination and it’s the EEOC’s second-largest sexual harassment agreement ever.

Employment and Labor Law in Australia

Global People Strategist

Australia is the world’s 6th largest country in land size. It is the largest country in Oceania, which comprises 14 independent nations (including New Zealand and other small Pacific island countries). The country is located between the Indian and the Pacific Ocean.

The Labor Law of Turkey

Global People Strategist

The labor law of Turkey is applicable to both foreign and local citizens residing in Turkey. Some of the clauses mentioned in the law have been recently revised, such as an article about severance payment. Content of the Employment Contracts.

6 Business Cases for Interim HR Staffing

hrQ

Here are just a few of the problems that interim HR staffing can solve for your organization. Compliance & Changing Laws. Sexual harassment laws. If an employment law changes or your business is leveraging new types of workers, you might need to bring in an HR professional that understands how to ensure your company’s compliance with applicable laws. Example positions to use interim staffing: HR compliance generalist, HR compliance manager, HR consultant.

What your business can do NOW to prepare for the DOL ‘Blacklisting’ rules and guidance.

The Employer Handbook

In 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. Folks like me on the management-side refer to this Order as the Blacklisting rules. In general terms (I’ll get a little more specific below), the Blacklisting rules require prospective federal contractors and subcontractors to disclose anything that may appear on a laundry list of labor-and-employment-law faux pas. Who is covered by the Blacklisting rules? So, the U.S.

Employment law changes to watch in 2021

Insperity

The new calendar year always rings in some employment law changes, and 2021 is no different. Here are some of the major changes we’re following. There are three employment law changes at the federal level that may affect your organization. Anti-harassment training requirements.

How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2021

SwipeClock

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

5 HR Trends and Best Practices

Tandem HR

Keeping a pulse on the management, compliance and best practices associated with your most valuable assets – your human resources – is crucial when striving to become an exceptional workplace. As an organization immersed in the field of HR, we find the following five HR trends and best practices impacting the workforce today. Recruiting is the first interaction you have with and the first impression you have on your future employees.

The business challenges that make it hard to be an employer

Insperity

But if it seems like it’s harder to run an organization now than in the past, your perceptions are correct. Compliance and risk management. Among the top business challenges for employers are those related to managing compliance and employment risk. Regulatory compliance

Nonprofit HR | Complete Overview for Small Organizations

Astron Solutions

Think of it this way — you’re given donations to steward towards a good cause, and your staff and volunteers are the ones who use that support to actually drive your mission forward. Since nonprofits are funded solely through donations and grants, it can definitely be a challenge for new or growing organizations to find the time or resources to build out a dedicated HR department. Here’s what we’ll cover: Understanding the Essentials. Compensation Strategy.

2021 Workplace Trends

EverFi - HR

If you had asked leaders last year what they would be focusing their energies on in 2020, likely a pandemic, economic disruption, nationwide social unrest, and a mental health crisis were not at the top of their lists. New responsibilities for HR and Compliance. Learn More.

2019’S TOP HR ISSUES

HR Workplace Services

employers – HRWS maintains a bird’s eye view of the Country’s most pressing business issues. We developed the “HRWS 5” to highlight and give some perspective on the most pressing HR topics that challenged U.S. THE HRWS 5. Harassment. How the HRWS 5 was Determined.

5 Examples of EEO Taglines for Job Postings

Ongig

They include the words: “(Company X) is an Equal Opportunity Employer” And, are usually followed by a policy statement that details non-discriminatory practices. an EEO tagline) and give suggestions to improve the language to attract diverse talent.

How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2020

SwipeClock

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

2020 and Beyond

HRO Today

HR leaders predict how cultural, social, and technological shifts will impact the way people work in the coming year. Not too long ago, HR professionals were relegated to the realm of “personnel management”—paper-pushers responsible for administrative tasks and little else.

Employment Regulations in Finland

Global People Strategist

The Finnish labor market is known for its high level of organization. The Finnish employment legislation aims to protect all employees. Trade unions help negotiate collective agreements directly with the employer or with the employer-federation. Global Compliance