20 Essential HR Policies Every Company Must Cover

Netchex HR Blog

The HR compliance landscape is continually evolving. Since people are undoubtedly complicated, companies need numerous HR policies to manage the way people work and clarify your expectations for employee behavior, performance, and development. What is the purpose of HR policies?

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 Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Are fraternities subject to title III of the ADA? — I was a Sesame Street kid. Muppets taught me to read, count, and have manners. I’m a tad late, however, to Game of Thrones.

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WIRTW #383 (the “iOS” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Thanks to iOS 9, you now have a new way to read the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog. 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? —

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

Talmetrix

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 #444 (the “training” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

The workplace training video. Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. 3d Cir: Even where old folks are treated fairly, OLDER folks can bring age-bias claims — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. No Means No – Judge Limits The EEOC’s Claims In Bass Pro Case (Again) — via Workplace Class Action Litigation. When It Comes to Gender Equity in Workplace Activities, Shoot for Total Parity — via Employment Discrimination Report. Wage & Hour.

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

Ohio Employer's Law

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. Amid a chorus of Christmas and classical pieces on the grand piano, Norah rocked The Who’s I Can See For Miles on her Fender, which she recently started learning. via Workplace Prof Blog Has The EEOC Found Another Easy Target? —

WIRTW #441 (the “Burl Ives” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Christmas Carol and the Old 97’s are two things that make me very happy. When the Old 97’s sing a Christmas carol. For this week’s musical share, I bring you Rhett and the boys performing “A Holly Jolly Christmas.” If this doesn’t put you in the holiday mood, nothing will. Click here to enjoy (sadly, the Austin American-Statesman doesn’t offer an option to embed the video). Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Wage & Hour.

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. Can Disabling Conditions Protect The Prez From An Adverse Employment Action: Impeachment? — via Above the Law. Technology & the Workplace. Wage & Hour.