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4 Ways to Kill Employee Trust


A wide range of tools and technologies now in use by HR organizations around the world are collecting volumes of employee-related data. Outside of HR, companies are using systems that assess employee emails for network analysis, record conference calls and video meetings, and monitor employee activities through badges. Additionally, what data a company collects and how they are used significantly impacts employee trust.

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Managing the Union Grievance Process without All the Headaches


A grievance is a claim made by an employee or group of employees that an adverse effect has resulted due to a misinterpreted or violated company policy. Not adhering to the protocol could prove disastrous for the employer and may increase the probability of claims of discrimination or favoritism, and in turn, corporate liability. This sensitive data requires that maximum security protocols are in place and that your information is protected at all times.

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A Full Guide to the HR Generalist

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Some companies keep the title to describe a person that performs the core people-related functions in the organization. Because recruiting is so visible, and every employee goes through this process, many people equate HR with recruiting. An HR person may help employees with their healthcare provider questions, or they may refer them to the carrier for all inquiries. Employee Relations. Employee relations includes the following activities: Management training.

Your Due Diligence HR Compliance Checklist

HR Digest

Conduct an annual review of your company policies and procedures to ensure your employee handbook manual is compliant with existing and new laws. The employee handbook should include standards for conduct, policies for hiring and recruitment, attendance, break periods, compensation, benefits, performance reviews, holiday list, and procedures for discipline, termination, grievances, workplace safety, and workplace emergencies. Employee Files and Records. Employee Relations.

Is Arbitration Of Harassment the Best Course Of Action?


About a year ago, employers relished a major win when the Supreme Court upheld class-action waivers in arbitration agreements , giving them the power to stop employees from banding together to file claims for work-related issues, instead forcing each to file an individual claim. Coming off the heels of this victory, employers have been structuring contractual relationships, including many with independent contractors, with arbitration programs to resolve work-related issues.

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


As your employee count increases, many of these nice-to-haves become necessities. Here’s how to HR in a growing company, broken down for every size business: Two to 19 employees. 20 to 49 employees. 50 to 99 employees. 100 or more employees. Two to 19 employees. For companies without a dedicated HR person, it’s common for the Controller or Chief Financial Officer to maintain employee files and the onboarding/offboarding paperwork.

Everything to know about Human Resource Management


It is designed to maximize employee performance in the service of an employer’s strategic objectives. Human resource management is primarily concerned with the management of people within organizations, focusing on policies and systems also overseeing employee-benefits design, employee recruitment, training and development, performance appraisal, and reward management. It is accountable for building a positive work environment to foster better employee engagement.

COVID-19 pandemic: How to prepare your business


By being well versed in the facts, business leaders can play a critical role in soothing employees’ concerns, modeling healthy behaviors and keeping their workplaces relatively productive – all while not running afoul of related laws and regulations. How to help protect employees and customers. Avoid close contact with others, particularly large groups – a practice commonly referred to as “social distancing.” This includes employee relations.

Does the Ratio of CEO to Employee Pay Really Matter?

TLNT: The Business of HR

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently voted to require employers to disclose the pay gap between the CEO and his or her employees. Unions, investors, and other groups have increasingly been using this disparity to attack companies. CEO pay in 2014 was an eye-popping 373 times that of an average worker, according to data compiled by the AFL-CIO, and a sharp rise from 331 times in 2013. Is the CEO-employee pay ratio a reliable measurement? By Howard Mavity.

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.

The Wider Angle of the Employee Experience

Digital HR Tech

Employee experience is not only a top priority for organizations today. As d igital thinking is transforming our consumer habits and experiences in respect to every interaction we have with a person, product, place, service or company, the employee experience – which is defined by various moments – is gradually becoming an expectation from the workforce. This should also be true for the experiences and moments created for employees in organizations.

WIRTW #411 (the “Green Day” edition)

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A video posted by Jon Hyman (@jonhyman) on Apr 5, 2016 at 4:42pm PDT Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination Does Title VII Protect Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination? The ACA and Time Tracking Compliance: What CHROs Need to Know — via ADP Have You Reviewed your Employee Handbook for Affordable Care Act Compliance? — I’m pretty excited for my daughter’s next School of Rock performance.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


Employee Engagement. Employee Experience. Exempt Vs Non-Exempt Employees? Employee leave of absence: Everything you need to know. Employee recognition ideas: 52 epic ways to give rewards. Employee handbook: 6 must-have policies for your manual.

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

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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!? - via ERC’s HR insights Blog What Your Company’ Policy on Employee References? —

WIRTW #427 (the “treat me like your mother” edition)

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Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Medical Marijuana Use: a New Cause of Action for Discrimination? — Why Should Employers Take Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodation Seriously? Pish-posh to everything we ever knew about litigating discrimination claims — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. Can a “Sub-Group” of Over-40 Workers File a Federal Age Discrimination Claim? — HR & Employee Relations. Labor Relations.

WIRTW #421 (the “D-Man” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Matrix’s new experience data provides the first clear snapshot of employers’ ADA exposure — via Matrix Radar. Why Subtle Bias Is So Often Worse than Blatant Discrimination — via Harvard Business Review. Employees Bound By Clickthrough Agreements– ADP v. HR & Employee Relations. Wage Growth Means You Usually Screw Your Female Employees! — Labor Relations.

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Rise Above the Status Quo: An Executive Summary


More than 18,000 people registered for Paycor’s two-day online Rise Web Summit, held in February, where industry experts offered advice on all things HR, from employee engagement to hot button compliance issues. A lot of what HR does is data reporting, not analysis. Be proactive—use the data to predict things like labor costs and turnover. The Humble Employee Handbook is Actually an Important Risk Prevention Tool. Don’t Underestimate Employee Engagement.

Title IX & the #MeToo Movement Process for HR


To refresh your memory, Title IX is a federal amendment from 1972 that prohibits sex-based discrimination in educational institutions that receive federal funding, and directs how colleges and universities respond to sexual misconduct claims. The bulk of the comments came from the ACLU and campus advocacy groups across the country. This sensitive data requires that maximum security protocols are in place and that your information is protected at all times.

WIRTW #418 (the #OneForTheLand edition)

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Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. Who’s GINA and Why Does She Care About Your Employee Wellness Plan? — Sexual Orientation Discrimination: What Educational Institutions Need To Know — via Employment Essentials. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Firing Someone For It Is Illegal To Do — via Employment Discrimination Report. Goldman Sachs Reads Employee Emails. Data Breaches Now Cost $4 Million on Average — via Fortune. HR & Employee Relations.

WIRTW #494 (the “affirmative action” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

I’ll quote my firm’s official statement : Focusing on management-side affirmative action compliance, DBB will significantly broaden, support and strengthen our Labor & Employment Group to assure our clients’ compliance with the increasingly complex affirmative action and Equal Employment Opportunity regulations for federal contractors and subcontractors. Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination. HR & Employee Relations.

WIRTW #403 (the “royals” edition)

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Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Legal or illegal, companies don’t have to tolerate LGBT discrimination at work — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Does Title VII Itself Discriminate? — via - In-House Counsel The Confused Role of Lawyers in Modern Cyberwarfare — via Technologist HR & Employee Relations Trump Trump Trump Trump Trump Trump Everywhere All the Time, Including in the Workplace – What’s an Employer to Do? —

WIRTW #439 (the “Texas teardrops” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what else I read this week: Discrimination. Employers: Groping An Employee Is Still Illegal — via FisherBroyles. Fired HIV-Positive Employee To Receive $103K in McDonald’s Settlement of EEOC ADA Lawsuit — via Joe’s HR and Benefits Blog. 7th Circuit To Revisit Title VII Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ruling — via The Labor & Employment Law Blog. Preparing for a Data Security Breach: Ten Important Steps to Take — via Socially Aware Blog.