20 Essential HR Policies Every Company Must Cover

Netchex HR Blog

If two employees receive different treatment for similar behavior, then your business may be vulnerable to discrimination lawsuits. Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination. The HR compliance landscape is continually evolving.

Common HR Compliance Concerns for Multi-Location Businesses

Netchex HR Blog

Additionally, regularly scheduled security audits are essential to remaining compliant across the board. Audit reports evaluate the strength and thoroughness of: Compliance preparations Security policies User access controls Risk management procedures. Data Security.


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Scary and Frightening: The #ELBC Carnival for October

OmegaHR Solutions

Speaking of the digital world the arena of cyber security can be a scary realm. The group of our employees who were, not all that long ago, dressed in costumes and trick-or-treating, Millennials, pose a scary challenge in cyber security. Norma Bruton, at Blogging4Jobs, tells us how to take some of the fright out in Recruit Millennials Without Raising Cyber Security Risk. I had no particular theme for this carnival for October, the month of Halloween.

Cybersecurity for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

HR Counselor's Corner

It’s easy to be lulled into a false sense of security, especially if you’re not a corporate giant like Yahoo, Equifax, Target, or Uber. “Why Because this process involves an audit from the certifying agency, you’ll definitely want to secure both legal and technical help in advance to prepare for this audit. Processes for regularly testing, assessing and evaluating the effectiveness of technical and organizational measures for ensuring the security of the processing.

To Save Compliance Training, Focus on Root Causes

Grovo HR

In focusing on regulations, laws, and rules that must be followed, compliance trainings miss the root causes of behaviors – everything from sexual harassment and discrimination to cyber security and workplace safety threats. Take the example of hiring discrimination. Too often, hiring training takes a reactive approach, lecturing learners about the fines their company may receive for discrimination and offering a laundry list of interview questions to avoid.

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Teacher resigns after male student takes her unlocked phone, shares her nude selfie on social media.

The Employer Handbook

And, the most salacious contents are in a Dropbox full of employment-discrimination cases. ” Whatever motivated the resignation, stories like this are a reminder for employers to have strong cyber-security policies in place. I encourage you to head over to Jon Hyman’s Ohio Employer’s Law Blog and read his “ 10 essential cyber security training issues.” Fortunately for me, my cell phone is locked.

COVID-19 Reboarding Checklist

HRO Today

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has raised awareness of pandemic-related discrimination and harassment based on national origin and race. Raise awareness of cyber security risks. Six best practices to consider before reopening. By Andrew Rawson.

Protect Your Firm with Law Firm Insurance


In today’s day and age, cyber liability and cybercrime are a close second and necessary to protect. Adequate protection from a claim, warranted or not, can help ensure financial security, success, and longevity. This is covered under cyber insurance or a crime policy.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include


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. Cyber Security. According to IDC, worldwide spending on security solutions is expected to hit $120.7 Inform your employees about what constitutes cybercrime and how to secure their systems against such practices.


Insurance for Mobile App Developers


Cyber Liability Insurance for Mobile App Developers. It’s no secret that cyber attacks are becoming increasingly common. That’s a 105% increase over 2020 and more than triple the number seen in 2019, according to the 2022 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. . While any company can become the victim of a cyber attack , the risk is especially high for tech companies. Cyber criminals are constantly finding new ways to target companies.

Five for ’15: The legal issues that need to be on your radar

Ohio Employer's Law

Cyber-Security. No business is safe from the risk of a cyber-breach. A misplaced iPhone or laptop is a hacker’s key to your cyber-kingdom. Be proactive in 2015 with your cyber-security by investing in prophylaxes to limit the risk of a breach. Creating a culture of security in your business will be the best money your company spends this year. Congress has been slow to amend Title VII to expressly prohibit LGBT discrimination.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include


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. Cyber Security Module: GDPR was introduced to protect the personal data of customers in the EU region. According to IDC, worldwide spending on security solutions is expected to hit $120.7


WIRTW #383 (the “iOS” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Alcoholism, Associational Discrimination, Retaliation, and Magic Words — via Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act “Drawing the Line Between Civil and Religious Rights” — via How Appealing The Death of the Class-Action Lawsuit? — Thanks to iOS 9, you now have a new way to read the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog. If you own an iPhone or iPad, and have upgraded to iOS 9, you have a new app called “News.”

WIRTW #363 (the “iron throne” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination EEOC on Transgender Harassment, Discrimination, and Restrooms — via Phil Miles’s Lawffice Space A white employee tossed banana peels at work, and HE claims discrimination. via Privacy and Data Security Insight We Continue to Miss the Texting Opportunity In HR — via The HR Capitalist, Kris Dunn Do Employers Own LinkedIn Groups Created By Employees?– I was a Sesame Street kid.

WIRTW #443 (the “gigs” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what I read the past three weeks: Discrimination. Reverse” Race Discrimination is a Thing. Racism” Discrimination is Not. — 3 Ways to Create a Cyber Security Culture in Your Workplace — via TalentCulture. Holy cow, has it really been three weeks since I last posted a weekly roundup?

WIRTW #365 (the “on the road again” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

BYOD, cyber-security, and social media). Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination 3 Mind-Blowing Tips For Employers About Sexual Harassment From Cosmo — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog For ADA and accommodating employee disabilities, think “Burger King” — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Why women are afraid to tell employers they’re pregnant — via Wonkblog Fired for What!? - It’s been a crazy week.

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


He’s appeared in state and federal trial and appellate courts in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, non-compete, trade secret, and contract litigation. Dershaw also works with clients to help prevent, investigate, respond, and manage the people-side of compliance efforts, including in the areas of wage and hour, employee classification, cyber security, and data privacy.

WIRTW #478 (the “Fake ID” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Discrimination. Cyber Security Best Practices — via Carpe Datum Law. Norah has a small dry-erase calendar hanging inside her middle-school locker. And on that calendar, in the Friday block, she scribbled the words, “Fake ID”. Norah,” the Head of Middle School asked her, “why do you have ‘Fake ID’ written in your locker?” She reports that he seemed … concerned. That’s just the name of my band. We have rehearsal Friday night.”. My 11-year-old daughter fronts a rock band.

WIRTW #428 (the “science is fun” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination. Can I Discriminate Against Boring People? Eighth Circuit: It’s OK to Discriminate on the Basis of Things That Haven’t Happened Yet — via The L•E•Jer. Nextchat RECAP: HR and Cyber Security—Are Employees the Weakest Link? — Update Your Apple Products — or Risk Cyber Spying — via Technologist. I never thought I’d be the parent of private school kids.

WIRTW #409 (the “thank you” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Yesterday morning, I presented Everything You Need to Know About Cyber Security (in 30 minutes). Discrimination. Nursing Manager, Removed from Patient Case, Seeks Supreme Court Review in Discrimination Case — via Employment Law Lookout. via Employment Discrimination Report. This morning I want to say a brief thank you to two organization, each of which hosted me to speak yesterday.

WIRTW #392 (the “miles and miles and miles” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Employers Beware: EEOC’s 2015 Performance And Accountability Report Reaffirms Its Commitment To High Profile, Systemic Litigation — via Workplace Class Action Litigation Tipping as Employment Discrimination? — Yesterday afternoon was the Fall Play-In at my daughter’s school. It’s essentially a music recital for the kids in grades K – 5 who take private music lessons.

WIRTW #444 (the “training” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. When It Comes to Gender Equity in Workplace Activities, Shoot for Total Parity — via Employment Discrimination Report. Krebs’s Immutable Truths About Data Breaches — via Krebs on Security. Cyber Security & Employees — via Troutman Sanders HR Law Matters. OSHA Issues Enforcement Guidance on Controversial Non-Discrimination Provisions — via Currents. The workplace training video.

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

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what else I read this week: Discrimination. Can federal workers blatantly discriminate against LGBTQ people? Hiring Discrimination Isn’t Getting Better — via Next Blog. Model Cyber Security Law Pending Final Action By National Association of Insurance Commissioners — via Technology Company Counselor. When a commenter starts his thoughts with “Hey faggot,” you know you have one for the internet-troll hall of fame.

WIRTW #441 (the “Burl Ives” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Facebook Sued by Two Employees for Race Discrimination — via In House. Co-worker’s racial statements may support discrimination claim — via EmployerLINC. Social Media & Cyber Security. DDoS, IoT Top Cybersecurity Priorities for 45th President — via Krebs on Security. Christmas Carol and the Old 97’s are two things that make me very happy. Do you know what makes me happier?

WIRTW #448 (the “promo” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

The webinar runs from 2 - 3:35 pm EST. My topics are LGBT discrimination claims and NLRB for non-union companies. I will also chime in on the other three topics (wage-and-hour, FMLA, and cyber security). Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. House Passes Long-Sought Email Privacy Bill — via Krebs on Security. On February 22, I will be co-presenting a free CLE-eligible webinar for LexisNexis, entitled, “Employment Law: Five Areas to Watch in 2017.”

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology


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