The NLRB’s New Guidance Loosens Reigns on Handbooks

HR Daily Advisor

In our February 2018 issue, we informed you that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was “loosening the reins on employer handbook rules” (see the lead article in that issue). Employment Law employees rights employer Handbooks rules

Which Emerging Issues Should Your Handbook Cover?

HR Daily Advisor

Paid sick leave and data privacy are the most commonly addressed emerging issues in today’s employee handbooks, according to a recent survey conducted by XpertHR. What Emerging Issues Are Making Their Way into Handbooks? addressing this new legal trend in their handbooks.

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SME’s Guide to Creating Your First Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

Whilst there are many HR factors that you will need to consider, creating an employee handbook (also known as a Policies and Procedures Manual) should be a priority if you are looking to grow your team. Why Do I Need an Employee Handbook? How Does a Handbook Differ from a Contract?

This is How to Create an Effective Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

Making an Employee Handbook that Truly Engages Your Staff. But, if you learn how to create an effective employee handbook, you can e many of these issues from the very beginning of someone’s employment with your business. Use This Opportunity to Gather Helpful Data.

5 (Unexpected) Things You Need To Include In Your Employee Handbook

Get Hppy

And while you might be tempted to skip creating an employee handbook (too much work!), But First: Why an Employee Handbook is So Important. Your handbook sets the tone for what a new employee expects from your company. Suddenly she’s motivated to get through that handbook.

Can Employee Handbooks Help With Compliance?

Zenefits

Employee handbooks are a practical way to communicate company policies, introduce workplace culture, and cover key compliance issues on the state and federal levels. Just remember — employee handbooks should simplify life. Smart SBOs use employee handbooks to: Communicate HR policies.

Employee Handbooks Represent a Vital Link in the Cybersecurity Chain

HR Daily Advisor

One lurks in the results of a survey, conducted by the Association of Corporate Counsel , that shows employee error is the leading cause of data breaches. It’s little wonder, then, that new data breach announcements surface nearly every week. HR Can Take the Lead On Data Security.

Times They Are a Changin'.Are Your HR Handbooks Up to Date?

LaborSoft

While it already feels overwhelming to keep tabs on the various state, local, and municipal laws that change/get updated from year to year, it will now be an even more loftier task for HR managers to stay abreast of all of the accommodations and changes that will need to be implemented into company policies and incorporated into employee handbooks. This sensitive data requires that maximum security protocols are in place and that your information is protected at all times.

30 employee handbook do’s and don’ts from the NLRB

HR Morning

To help employers craft handbooks that don’t violate the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board has issued a compilation of rules it has found to be illegal — and rewritten them to illustrate how they can comply with the law. to “help employers to review their handbooks and other rules, and conform them, if necessary, to ensure they are lawful.”

More Than A Handbook: Maintaining Conduct Policy Compliance

Essium HRM

Every company has its employee handbook, but that is not a failsafe to prevent future lawsuits. Distributing this content to both staff and contractors is difficult enough, and email and spreadsheets don’t close the loop on gathering actual audit-proof data demonstrating compliance. Maybe it’s time to stop depending on paper handbooks, emails, spreadsheets, file shares, and paper acknowledgement sheets.

How To Update Your Employee Handbook to Reflect Your Business’ Values

Zenefits

When it comes to your small business, current events provide an opportunity to reevaluate and update your employee handbook. Are you ready to start adapting your employee handbook but aren’t sure where to start?

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data.

Data Driven Organisational Design

New to HR

In a world surrounded by, filled with and controlled by data we need to understand it, what it means, what it can do and what it cannot. Anyone looking to get more out of their data must read this book. Data is your friend. •

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10 Data-Driven Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Bonusly

In this article, we’ll demystify employee engagement, delve into its advantages, share data-driven methods to improve employee engagement, and challenge you to examine your own practices. and reviewing the data, share the results with your teams.

EEOC data show Title VII retaliation cases rising

HR Morning

One of the stats that stands out from the 2019 EEOC retaliation data is the continued rise in the number of LGBT-based sex discrimination charges and monetary payouts despite a lack of clear guidance from the nation’s highest court.

When staff remains remote: Navigating the dynamics of a split office

Business Management Daily

If they’re slow, or they’re running out of data, consider offering cash to upgrade and/or invest in a mesh network or wifi extender. Handbooks and Company Policies People Management

Telework continuation: Legal and fair policies

Business Management Daily

And you need to rework your handbook and related policy manuals. Once you have the data, pick which positions are eligible for regular telework. Handbook revisions. Your handbook will need a section on telework that spells out the rules and requirements.

Disaster planning: Ideas for Payroll & HR

Business Management Daily

Back up payroll and personnel files on a regular basis and send the backed-up data to an alternate site for safekeeping. ? Ensure telecommuters have a suitable work environment at home and have access to a computer with required applications, data, peripherals and a secure broadband connection. ? Handbooks and Company Policies People ManagementThe coronavirus pandemic is just one disaster among many that could interrupt your business. There will be others.

BYOD security considerations: Why you must create a policy

Business Management Daily

Without swift action to prohibit access to files and permanently wipe off company information, an angry former employee may tamper with records and other proprietary or confidential data. Handbooks and Company Policies People Management

Prediction 7: HR will help every employee lead a better work life using data and analytics

HR Times

2 If companies stop now, they won’t earn the highest potential return on their investments in data and analytics. Create a data-driven, decision-making culture from the top down: Does your company use data to truly drive decisions rather than using it merely as an afterthought to justify them?

Workplace Policies

Workable

Include this template in your Employee Handbook. Please ask your attorney to review your finalized policy documents or Handbook. Contents: Confidentiality and data protection. Employee handbook templateYour workplace policies help you build a lawful and pleasant workplace where your employees can thrive. We crafted a template to help you communicate your basic workplace policies pertaining to confidentiality, health & safety and anti-violence practices.

Data Collection Made Easy With Custom Fields Feature

FingerCheck

However, with so much data you’ll need to collect, having a single platform to unify and bring together all your HR-related documents is easier than you think. Custom fields offer you the ability to create and set-up data collection that is specific to your needs and you company.

How to legally manage remote employees

Business Management Daily

Source: Telecommuting Trend Data , GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com 2018. Handbooks and Company Policies People ManagementManaging remote employees creates many unique challenges and opportunities.

Telework and protecting intellectual property

Business Management Daily

Your VPN should protect the teleworker’s equipment from access by nefarious characters (hackers and competitors, for example), your data in transit from and to the teleworker and your network from unauthorized access. Handbooks and Company Policies People ManagementThis week, millions of new teleworkers will fire up their laptops and log into their employer’s intranet, trying to do work while under orders to stay home.

Oregon Adds New Twist to Workplace Password Protection Laws

TLNT: The Business of HR

We are unaware of any empirical data showing that employers actually are forcing employees or applicants to do so or of any case where an employee or applicant has been the subject of adverse employment action for resisting such a requirement. By Philip L. Gordon and Joon Hwang.

Austin, Texas Enacts Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law

HR Daily Advisor

The PSL ordinance creates new obligations for employers that include record-keeping, handbook notification, pay statements, and posting requirements. Leave Management, Policy, and Compliance employees Failure Handbook Notice PSL

Why the future world economy needs an employee-centric approach

Benify

In today’s hyper data-enriched world, progressive employers are finding innovative ways to correlate and quantify both. Employee Engagement Employee Engagement Handbook Employee ExperienceHappy employees and high-performing businesses go hand in hand. This is no secret.

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Don’t Let Your Data or Participants Get Lost in Space

HR Daily Advisor

Today’s equivalent of Dr. Smith is an unauthorized computer hacker who breaks into data security systems and wreaks havoc on confidential information. Lost or Hijacked Data. Have your service providers ever had a data breach? by Mary B. Andersen, CEBS, ERPA, QPA.

Prediction 7: HR will help every employee lead a better work life using data and analytics

Bersin

2 If companies stop now, they won’t earn the highest potential return on their investments in data and analytics. Create a data-driven, decision-making culture from the top down: Does your company use data to truly drive decisions rather than using it merely as an afterthought to justify them?

How will performance data improve my leadership skills?

Impraise

The performance data you receive from Impraise provides you with a roadmap for developing a highly effective team. Knowing how to use this data will put your team at a competitive advantage. How can you use Impraise’s performance data to lead your team forward? Assess team strengths The data you receive allows you to easily identify your team’s strengths. Next Guides: Manager’s Handbook : How will Impraise help me become a better leader?

Patti Phillips: Why Data is "the New Know"

i4cp

He was the turning point for me in terms of my interest in statistics and data analysis—he and SPSS! These days you must know data and understand what the data say and what they don’t say. It's the "new know"—knowing data. But it is different because we have the technology, we have the data, and we have the know-how to do more of it. So, fluency in data analytics is table stakes in terms of the skill set for business leaders now, right?

Immediate Response or Aggregated Results: What to do with your Onboarding and Exit Data?

Newmeasures

Regarding onboarding and exit data, there is a doozy of a question that perplexes many organizations: Should you wait until there is enough data to aggregate before you look at and interpret it? Consider: Share and respond to aggregate onboarding and exit data.

Immediate Response or Aggregated Results: What to do with your Onboarding and Exit Data?

Newmeasures

Regarding onboarding and exit data, there is a doozy of a question that perplexes many organizations: Should you wait until there is enough data to aggregate before you look at and interpret it? Consider: Share and respond to aggregate onboarding and exit data.

Immediate Response or Aggregated Results: What to do with your Onboarding and Exit Data?

Newmeasures

Regarding onboarding and exit data, there is a doozy of a question that perplexes many organizations: Should you wait until there is enough data to aggregate before you look at and interpret it? Or, should you consider onboarding and exit data in a continuous fashion to immediately respond to potential concerns or big red flags? Reviewing your data as it comes in, rather than in aggregate, may distract you from overarching patterns that would be most beneficial to address.

Time for a Termite Inspection!

Compensation Cafe

Maybe it's a well-written compensation philosophy or handbook, but no real foundation or structure to support the pretty documents. I live in a house that is more than 100 years old. It was maintained well over the years but, like all old homes, it needs regular maintenance.

Data Show New Trends in Workplace Sexual Harassment Reports

Zenefits

Include a detailed policy in your employee handbook that includes the definition of workplace sexual harassment and makes clear that you will not tolerate it in your organization. The post Data Show New Trends in Workplace Sexual Harassment Reports appeared first on Zenefits Blog. Employers have a legal obligation to maintain a workplace that is free of sexual harassment.

Political Discussions in the Workplace

Mercer

This is a good reminder to make sure you have written policies or a handbook for guidelines and expectations. Data and Insights HR Strategy & Talent Management entrepreneurs HR human resources SBA SCORE small business small business advice small business incubator start upsThe post Political Discussions in the Workplace appeared first on Mercer PeoplePro Blog.

Flexible Work Arrangements Fever

China Gorman

Employee handbook or policy and procedures manuals (18%), During orientation/onboarding (19%). SHRM’s data highlights not only the rise of FWAs within organizations but that they are an increasingly desired organizational practice amongst employees.

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Using people analytics to improve health care performance

HR Times

Health care providers tend to lag other industries in the adoption of new business processes and technologies, and we find this to be consistent in the industry’s use of big data and analytics to improve organization performance. Posted by Brian Augustian on August 18, 2017.