At-will employment: What are the exceptions? 

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Every state except for Montana follows the “at-will employment” law. If one of the exceptions applies to your reason for firing the employee , you’ll have to prove they were fired for cause. . There are 3 common reasons different states nullify the at-will employment law : .

How to Improve Your Onboarding Process (COVID & Remote Work Issues for 2021)

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Start the new year by aligning onboarding with carefully-considered policies. Let’s discuss the issues that affect new hire onboarding. We will discuss the following broad Human Resources categories. The Human Part of Onboarding. Can the employee use personal equipment?

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WIRTW #484 (the “happy place” edition)

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Where do you take your mind when you’re just having a bad day, when you have to deal with that employee, when a client chews you out (I know, that never happens), or when you otherwise need a mental breather from the world and all of its evil and other craziness? Like this : D-man has ALL the moves! Have you voted yet for the Worst Employer of 2017 ? Polls for the first round close on November 22. If Sexual Harassment Prevention Training is Broken, What’s the Fix? —

HR Advice for Small and Medium Businesses

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Most small and many medium sized businesses have to figure out the Human Resources side of business as they go along. . We surveyed hundreds of HR consultants to find out the most crucial HR advice for small and medium businesses that they most frequently find themselves giving.

Most Important Developments in HR for 1/24

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Delta Air Lines employees are going to be feeling the love on Valentine’s Day this year. The airline’s CEO announced Monday that Delta will pay out a record $1.6 The bonus payment to the Atlanta-based company’s 90,000 employees on Feb.

WIRTW #504 (the “once bitten, twice shy” edition)

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I’ll be watching Norah and her bandmates warming up the crowd for 80’s hair band Great White. I’ll be the one without the motorcycle. If You’re Sued, Your Sexual Harassment Report Could Become Public — via TLNT. Labor Department tells senators it’s too ‘complex’ to collect sexual harassment data — via Workplace Fairness. Sexual Harassment has a major impact on NYC employers — via Mike Haberman’s Omega HR Solutions. The employer’s side of the story. —

The most common employee documents used at trial

Business Management Daily

How do you protect your company in the event you go to trial? Maintaining HR documents is an essential step in protecting your company, and yourself, in the event you go to court for civil litigation, criminal charges, or other investigations. In the U.S., Training.

Lurking Business Litigation: 4 Things You Can’t Afford to Ignore

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Add to that the hundreds of ever-changing federal and state employment laws that you’re expected to comply with and your head may be spinning. And overlooking these regulations or not following the proper protocol can lead to costly litigation and penalties. Wages. When dealing with employees’ wages, it’s important that all your i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed. Knowing the laws of the states in which you do business regarding wage and hour (i.e.,

WIRTW #437 (the “Elevate HR” edition)

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Elevate HR is the largest virtual HR conference in the world. And, for the second straight year, I am thrilled to be one of the more than 50 industry leaders chosen to present. In this session, you will learn the most important steps you can take right now to train your employees on effective cybersecurity awareness, to place your company in the best position to protect against a costly data breach. And the best part? Wage & Hour.

WIRTW #370 (the “I’m ready for my close-up”) edition

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Here’s the official description of my segment: With politicians talking about job creation, you would hope government would make it easy to hire people. But the opposite is true. Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination. Must-haves” for your harassment investigation — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. What does the ADA require you to do? — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. Wage & Hour.

2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements

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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.

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

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Employee appreciation needs to be a year-round effort, not a one-off to-do to check off your corporate calendar. Here are some thoughts, from the archives, to make employee appreciation part of your corporate culture. via The HR Capitalist, Kris Dunn In-House Counsel: Is Transgender Discrimination on Your Radar? — The DOL’s Model FMLA Forms Expired Just Days Ago. o your employees feel appreciated? Today is Employee Appreciation Day.

How do I pay quarantined workers? Absence management for COVID-19.

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Business owners and Human Resources professionals are doing their best to protect their employees while continuing to serve their customers, clients and—in the case of healthcare providers—their patients. Whether or not the employee is sick is a determining factor for FMLA.

WIRTW #472 (the “back to school” edition)

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via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. Facebook shuts down anonymous in-house forum over harassment — via The Verge. Ebola, Trypanophobia, And Deafness: What Does The ADA Require? — Think Again… — via The Emplawyerologist. Preventing Data Loss When Employees Leave — via Ride The Lightning. The Value of Having Fun at Work — via TLNT. Ditch the Eight-Hour Workday — via 1 Million for Work Flexibility. Wage & Hour.

WIRTW #414 (the “happy 10th” edition)

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I have no idea how this happened in 10 quick years, but I am certainly enjoying the ride. Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Is sexual harassment training a turn-off for men? — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider Another Advertising Agency Courting the EEOC: Have They Ever Heard of Retaliation? — A very happy 10th birthday to my smart, sassy, wise beyond her years, talented, and beautiful daughter, Norah.

How to HR in a growing company – A guide for every size business

Insperity

When you first start a company, amid the excitement and many competing priorities, you may not be considering the vital role of human resources (HR) in growing a company. While you can probably get away with a less-than-defined HR strategy as a startup, these policies, procedures and strategies can determine your fate as the business grows. In a perfect world, all businesses would operate in strict accordance with the laws and best practices governing HR.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

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Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall! Bookmark this page and refer to it during the conference if you need someone’s Twitter ID. The Basics. Location: The Venetian®, Las Vegas. The best is yet to come!

7 of the Biggest Business Risks in 2017 (Part One)

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While every business has its own risks, these risks are also opportunities, points out Brian Dershaw, a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Labor & Employment group , during our conversation with him on the topic of risk mitigation and the tie to employee engagement and culture. He’s appeared in state and federal trial and appellate courts in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, non-compete, trade secret, and contract litigation.

WIRTW #372 (the “bad work day” edition)

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From Mediate : During last Sunday’s broadcast of Fox & Friends, co-host Pete Hegseth tossed an axe to tease an upcoming segment on timbersports, missed the target, and hit a marching band percussionist standing in the distance. Let’s go the replay : Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination. A look at what has and hasn’t changed since the civil rights era — via Wonkblog. The N-Word at Work: Jury Trial Edition — via Workplace Prof Blog.

Developer Job Offer Letter template

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It’s common for companies to compete for tech talent. When offering a job to your best developer candidate, congratulate them and highlight how they will contribute to the mission of your products and company, especially if you’re a smaller company that is still establishing its brand. Here are a few ideas: Flexible working hours. For example, mention: Your anti-harassment policies. For remote work options and flexible hours, see the Benefits section.

WIRTW #481 (the “proof of concept” edition)

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When a commenter starts his thoughts with “Hey faggot,” you know you have one for the internet-troll hall of fame. This post generated the above-referenced comment on Workforce.com (which cross-posts my blog daily). The rest of this winning comment? Let me also suggest (if you can stomach it) that you check out his account on Disqus.com , which exposes his views on a range of topics, including LGBTQ people, the Jews, and school shootings as false flags.

WIRTW #425 (the “tschüss” edition)

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The Hymans did not take a vacation this summer. Tschüss” is the German equivalent of “bye.” Bullying or Harassment or Am I Missing Something? — EEOC Rules That “Don’t Tread On Me” Hat Might Be Racially Offensive — via The Employment Brief. EEOC Guidance on Employer-Provided Leave and the ADA — via Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Trump to Sexual Harassment Victim, “You’re Fired!” — via Outten & Golden Employment Law Blog.

WIRTW #403 (the “royals” edition)

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One of the benefits my kids get from going to a K – 12 school is the experience of varsity high-school sports. The school is much more focused on academics and fine arts than sports. Right now, the girls’ basketball team is that team. Tomorrow night, we play Cornerstone Christian (a team we beat in January) for the right to go to Columbus for the State Division IV Final Four. It will be the school’s first ever trip to the Elite Eight in any sport.

WIRTW #466 (the “solo” edition)

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She’s got cohones (especially at the age of 11). Through a casual exam-chair conversation with her orthodontist , he learned that she plays music and she learned that he’s involved with an annual summer solstice music festival. She spent the next day working up and running through six songs, and played to a mid-afternoon crowd outside our favorite French restaurant. They will rock the courtyard outside of the Grog Shop, 2785 Euclid Heights Blvd.,