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3 Things HR Needs to Know for Sexual Harassment Training

AbelHR

The basis behind the laws, which vary significantly in terms of who is applicable and what is required, is to head off sexual harassment before it even has a chance to start. If you don’t plan to use an online module, you must still retain records.

High Profile or Not, Sexual Harassment Claims Require Employer Action

HR Daily Advisor

Sexual harassmentthe subject has exploded in recent weeks as people from all walks have spoken up about a menacing workplace problem. Over the years, he had even paid to settle several sexual harassment claims without the company taking action.

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How Compliance Training Can Improve Workplace Culture

Cornerstone On Demand

More often than not, HR professionals prioritize hiring, onboarding and talent management over compliance training. But what many HR professionals don’t realize is that compliance training programs and strong company culture are inextricably connected.

New York’s New Sexual Harassment Law

Zenefits

Standing out against sexual harassment and assault has long been a taboo topic– that’s all finally changing. Due to development in the political climate and the popularity of #metoo, The Women’s March, and a number of other social movements, companies are changing the way they manage sexual assault in the workplace. Evidence of that change can be seen in New York’s new sexual harassment law. Training.

Maine Imposes New Harassment Training Requirements, Increases Violation Penalties

HR Daily Advisor

With the #MeToo movement seemingly everywhere in the news, it’s important for all employers to review their sexual harassment training practices. Training Checklist. The law now specifically delegates authority to the MDOL to enforce its requirements.

Mitigating Harassment

HRO Today

Over the past three years, Google, Ford Motor Company, 21st Century Fox, Bank of America, and the New York Knicks are among an exhausted list of companies that have experienced employment practice liability (EPL) lawsuits due to sexual harassment claims.

More Than A Handbook: Maintaining Conduct Policy Compliance

Essium HRM

Disciplining an employee is never a pleasant experience, but no matter the size of your business, the reality hits for every employer. Additionally, your conduct policy has to have “teeth”, in order to extend to contractors who may sit outside of the every-day communication patterns of your team. Whether real or perceived, many situations could end up in a lawsuit – sexual harassment, discrimination, wage, overtime and wrongful termination.

The 10 Most Common Mistakes in Documentation

HR Daily Advisor

Unfortunately, says Fentin, when you get sued, it always appears to be the Big Bad Employer versus the Poor Innocent Employee. Documentation is often the key to defending yourself. Here are Fentin’s top 10 documentation mistakes: 1. Learn More.

Lessons Learned from Uber’s HR Nightmare

Stratus

A recent blog post from a former Uber engineer is an HR nightmare, with allegations of harassment, sexism, discrimination and power struggles in what she details as “a strange, fascinating, and slightly horrifying story.” Fowler was offered to either switch teams or face a likely “poor performance review” from this manager, for which the HR rep insisted would not be considered retaliation if she chose to stay.

Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology

Get Hppy

Compliance may not be the rock star of HR tasks, but it is the one that is necessary to keep the band together. Without compliance, businesses are at risk of fines, lawsuits, bankruptcy, and closure. Compliance challenges. Compliance software.

Protecting Your Company from a Discrimination Lawsuit

Stratus

businesses and government agencies paid out more than $482 million to resolve work-related discrimination and harassment claims in 2016, a number that the EEOC indicates is on the rise. Steps to prevent discrimination and harassment in your workplace. Accordingly, our company has zero tolerance for harassment in any form or other such unlawful discrimination. Train managers and staff about the zero-tolerance policy. Document everything.

Office Romances: For Better or Worse.

Tandem HR

Love is in the air. This may not be a shocking statistic if you stop to consider a full-time employee spends at least half of his or her waking hours on the job. Many companies have this hot topic on top of mind due to all of the sexual harassment claims circulating in the media today.

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 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?

Compliance Isn't Simply Checking a Box

Mindspace

What if compliance training wasn't simply compliance training? Checking a box for each of your employees to avoid a fine from the government is one thing, but it's helpful to stop and think about why you need to do it. HR and safety shouldn't be the enemy. [7:15]

Supervisor Training

Affinity HR Group

The larger the company, the more essential supervisors and managers are for increasing sales and production, implementing company policies and procedures, communicating company goals and values, and handling any issues that arise day-to-day. Consequentially, these supervisors and managers increase a company’s legal exposure as the company is liable for their actions and words. Finance / budgets – what do the numbers mean and how to manage the department’s finances.

Supervisor Training

Affinity HR Group

The larger the company, the more essential supervisors and managers are for increasing sales and production, implementing company policies and procedures, communicating company goals and values, and handling any issues that arise day-to-day. Consequentially, these supervisors and managers increase a company’s legal exposure as the company is liable for their actions and words. Finance / budgets – what do the numbers mean and how to manage the department’s finances.

Announcing 2019 Training Programs

HR Studio Group

We are excited to announce our training and development programs for 2019. We do it all of the time! 5 Generations in the Workplace—What Now?Building Lynn Kelley brings a diverse background in management and human resources to every training session.

Use your LMS to automate onboarding

SkyPrep

According to one report , the average U.S. According to an analysis by GlassDoor , just the paperwork and administrative parts of onboarding can be costly. That’s a total of $12,500 spent just on this portion of the process. . Ensure Compliance. Customize Learning.

5 Tips to Launching an Effective Learning Management & Employee Development Program

Visibility Software HR

It is an investment that’s likely to pay off. And the benefits don’t stop there. Training also serves as a recruiting tool – you’re more likely to attract and keep good employees if you offer them development opportunities. Incorporate the basics - but don’t stop there.

Internal Investigations—The Cornerstone of Compliance Programs

HR Daily Advisor

The Feds are always on the lookout for administrative, civil, and criminal infractions. Mehfoud says an organization needn’t worry as long as it has an effective compliance program supported by thorough internal investigations. What Constitutes an Effective Compliance Program? Mehfoud says that regardless of size, a company must have a compliance program in place. And what is the appropriate response should an issue arise?

Why Employer Retaliation Poses Serious Risks In Today’s Workplaces

Astron Solutions

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, you might be under the impression that sexual harassment claims are the primary area of concern for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency responsible for enforcing federal employee protection laws.

Keeping up to date on 6 critical HR activities

HR Morning

How can you find the information you need to be sure you’re compliant with changes in relevant laws and regulations? Remember, hiring is HR’s greatest responsibility and the source of greatest value to any organization. The same goes for other disciplinary and termination notices.

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. You also need to remain compliant throughout the process to avoid litigation or hefty fines.

The 3 Things School HR Pros Should Know About Title IX

LaborSoft

What Are the 3 Things You Should Know About Title IX? Sexual harassment is far from just a workplace issue. On the contrary, discrimination and harassment presents itself early on and within the education system. While Title IX does impact recruitment, admissions, athletics, and employment within a school system , a lot of attention has been placed as of late due to the particular increase in sexual harassment and discrimination complaints on campus.

5 Tips to Launching an Effective Learning Management & Employee Development Program

Visibility Software HR

It is an investment that’s likely to pay off. And the benefits don’t stop there. Training also serves as a recruiting tool – you’re more likely to attract and keep good employees if you offer them development opportunities. . Incorporate the basics – but don’t stop there.

Do Love Contracts Actually Work?

Namely

Love is in the air—and no office is safe. workers admit to having dated a colleague in the past year. So when the love bug bites, how does your HR department respond? Some teams are turning to controversial legal agreements to ward off compliance risks.

7 ways a PEO can help you manage your employee-related to-dos

Insperity

The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. You’re not sure what to do now to correct the situation and keep yourself out of legal hot water. A PEO can provide help on how to handle disciplinary situations and take the appropriate steps to correct them, including verbal counseling, coaching and proper written documentation.

Rub a Little HR Tech On It

Essium HRM

I don’t know if you ever had the life-shaping experience of scraping yourself as a kid, and when you showed your parent, they responded with, “Awe, you’ll be alright, just rub a little dirt on it.” Proper documentation is essential for compliance.

Recap at Summer Break: Employment Bills Remain

HRWatchdog

The following list summarizes CalChamber’s top priority employment-related bills and their status as of July 6. On the plus side was the passage of a CalChamber-sponsored job creator that enables businesses to avoid hiring repeat sexual harassment offenders.

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Insubordination in the workplace: Managing misconduct

Business Management Daily

Even the best-run business can have problem employees. Others may bring problems at home into the workplace. Managers must resist both the impulse to overreact and the temptation to ignore the defiant behavior. has given the employee an order.

Benefits of Cloud Computing in HR

MapHR

The cloud. It’s not a relatively new concept for the world, but for HR, the benefits of cloud computing are still catching on. It’s also said cloud computing has helped close the communication gap that exists between HR teams, employees, and management.

Can Boss and Staff Relationships Put Your Company at Risk?

LaborSoft

Walking a Fine Line When the Boss/Friend Relationship with Co-Workers Puts Your Company At-Risk. On the one hand, you have companies being established on the basis of a fun, friendly, collaborative company culture, and on the other hand you have HR teams saying “not so fast – we have rules about that sort of thing.”. In today’s business world, there’s a delicate balancing act that has many questioning the fine line between boss and friend.

Employee Handbooks

Affinity HR Group

Human Resources professionals often advise companies about the importance of an employee handbook. These policies inform employees of their rights, responsibilities, and benefits and cover a wide range of topics important to the workplace. meets compliance requirements of some Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) carriers. When it comes to legal compliance, tailor-made is always best. Purpose of the handbook. Driving for the company.

Employee Handbooks

Affinity HR Group

Human Resources professionals often advise companies about the importance of an employee handbook. These policies inform employees of their rights, responsibilities, and benefits and cover a wide range of topics important to the workplace. meets compliance requirements of some Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) carriers. When it comes to legal compliance, tailor-made is always best. Purpose of the handbook. Driving for the company.