3 costly mistakes that could be lurking in your documentation

HR Morning

It’s not always what’s missing from employee documentation that could get you in trouble. It’s also what may already be in your documentation that could land you on the wrong end of a lawsuit. . Creating inconsistencies between documents.

Special from SHRM 2017: Seven Steps to Creating Bulletproof Documentation

HR Daily Advisor

Here’s typical documentation, says attorney Allison West: “I talked to Steve about what you wanted me to, and it went well.” Today we’ll hear more from West on documentation. Document, Document, Document. Poor documentation: Show up on time.

Is Your Cafeteria Plan Document Full of Plot Holes?

HR Daily Advisor

Unlike summer blockbuster movies with a large cast of key characters, benefit plan documentation has just three: the plan document under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the summary plan description (SPD), and the Internal Revenue Code Section 125 cafeteria plan document.

The 10 Most Common Mistakes in Documentation

HR Daily Advisor

Documentation is often the key to defending yourself. But there are a lot of mistakes that can make your documentation less effective, says Fentin, who is a partner at Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., Here are Fentin’s top 10 documentation mistakes: 1.

Secrets to Boost Your Offer Acceptance Rates!

During these calls, you’ll be reconfirming the information that you previously documented such as: The candidate’s reason for looking. Learn more at www.newtonsoftware.com Gather and document intelligence related to. Making a candidate a job oer is a pivotal point.

CalChamber Fighting Unlimited Access to Employer Documents

HRWatchdog

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that allows organizations unaffiliated with the employer to access an undefined and potentially unlimited scope of employer internal documents awaits action by the state Senate. Leaves open the question of the scope of documents to be provided.

The Importance of Documentation

HRchitect

Documentation is defined as the language that accompanies a product, often outlining its development, design, and technical language in clear, definitive terms. Whether you are working on building a business or home-based projects, documentation is critically important.

Making HR Document Generation Easier

PeopleDoc

In June, we announced Advanced Document Generation , a new feature to help HR build custom documents in ⅓ the time it takes today. Expanding our existing HR document generation capabilities for more static documents, Advanced Document Generation reduces the time it takes for HR to create complex, logic-based documents - and reduces the risk of error. In this post, we’ll explore why PeopleDoc chose to invest document generation.

4 Reasons to Get Better at Documenting Employee Performance

Peoplefluent

4 Reasons to Get Better at Documenting Employee Performance By Maren Hogan. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 :00am. Today’s guest blog post is from Maren Hogan, marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space.].

13 Signs of Inefficient Recruiting

Interviewer name and title Documents to bring to the interview Scheduling Interviews Is Like Herding Cats.

New: Automatically Email Signed Employee Documents & Notice of Pay Rate | FingerCheck360

FingerCheck

Once the employee is fully onboarded, these documents are saved to their profile, which the administrator can review. We’ve now added the option to have these signed documents emailed to the employees upon activation. .

Special from SHRM 2017: Your Documentation Will Be Exhibit A at Trial

HR Daily Advisor

To train your managers on the importance of documentation, says attorney Allison West, tell them to imagine their documentation in front of a jury on a placard the size of New Jersey. Proper documentation, West says, does the following: Creates credibility. Documentation Dos.

The 5 Easiest Tools to Sign Documents Electronically

G2 Crowd

E-signature tools give users the ability to gather signatures on documents shared electronically, typically through email. It helps you accelerate sales, reduce costs and automate the entire process of signing documents. A signature is a powerful thing.

Documenting Employee Performance—Avoid These 10 Mistakes

HR Daily Advisor

Today, we present Fentin’s top 10 mistakes employers make when documenting employee performance. Forgetting an audience—who will read the document? No supporting documentation—claims made on the appraisal should be supported. In yesterday’s Advisor , Attorney Susan G.

Is employee copying of documents protected activity or unlawful stealing?

Ohio Employer's Law

An employee emails a slew of documents to a personal email address, or drags them into a personal Dropbox, or copies them to a stick drive. Does an employee have a right to copy your documents to prepare a discrimination lawsuit? In examining the issue, courts balance an employer’s legitimate and substantial interest in keeping its personnel records and agency documents confidential against the employee’s alleged need for surreptitious copying and dissemination of the documents.

If you think you’re gonna get sued, protect your documents! Or else bad things may happen.

The Employer Handbook

Generally, when a lawsuit gets filed in federal court — heck, when a Charge is filed with the EEOC, or maybe even before that when a company reasonably anticipates that an employment dispute could eventually become a lawsuit, that company must begin to preserve all documents relating to that potential lawsuit. That doesn’t mean every single document at the company. And a “document” could just about anything, whether paper or electronic.

What to Do If You Get Incorrect Tax Documents

Evil HR Lady

Jessie Stake and Terri Adams were both surprised by the tax documents they received from the multi-level marketing company they worked with. Companies are required to have tax documents finished and available by January 31, but they don’t have to report the information to the IRS until February 28, so there’s time for corrections. to keep reading, click here: What to Do If You Get Incorrect Tax Documents.

Implementation tasks: documents and discovery

HR Zone

Implementation tasks: documents and discovery Business.

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New Design for Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents On Its Way

HRWatchdog

Permanent Resident Cards, known as green cards, are getting redesigned to enhance document security. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) redesigned the Permanent Resident Card, known as a “green card,” and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD).

How to Avoid Common Form I-9 Violations

HR Daily Advisor

Improper destruction of documents. Don’t make the mistake that some employers have made and unilaterally destroy I-9 documents after three years have passed. Improper storage of documents. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to gather up necessary documentation.

Can Employees Steal Confidential Documents to Prove Discrimination?

TLNT: The Business of HR

that, under certain circumstances, an employee could legally swipe an employer’s confidential documents to prove her discrimination claim under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. Employee takes documents to support discrimination claim. By Eric B. Meyer.

Understanding the Advantages of Using PDFs for Business Documents

Take It Personel-ly

Many businesses choose to store and distribute documents in PDF as opposed to other formats. At first this may seem odd, but the fact of the matter is that PDFs have several key advantages that make them extremely suited to the needs of businesses. Assuming you’re thinking about whether or not you should be using […]. Business business outcomes business tips excellence Improvement innovation PDF small business software Success tech technology

The Future Of Documents: Signing, Payment, And Automation

SAP Innovation

Salesforce declared in its annual 2014 report an average savings of $20 per document after implementing electronic signing. As more businesses realize the benefits of document automation technology, adoption rates will grow, furthering development.

Your Guide to the Most Common HR Legal Documents

Namely

When it comes to drafting legal documents, it may feel like you should enroll in night law school or watch some Law & Order SVU to successfully handle the ever-changing tasks assigned to you. While both your company and its employees may take these documents for granted, you know there’s a lot of strategic thinking and work that goes into drafting them. As an HR professional, it often feels like you’re a jack of all trades.

As DOL Steps Up Health Plan Audits, Preparation and Documentation Are Critical

HR Daily Advisor

When the agency investigates, it looks for violations of various coverage, notice and documentation mandates, as well as fiduciary breaches and improper payments from plan assets. Requested Documents. As the U.S.

Ironclad Employment Documentation: A Q&A with Susan Fentin

HR Daily Advisor

Will you have the employment documentation to back up your decision and avoid a costly lawsuit? It’s your word against the word of the employee—unless you have solid employment documentation to support the reasons for your decision. Here’s where good documentation comes in.

Court Upholds Plan’s Reimbursement Claim Despite Lack of Full Plan Document

HR Daily Advisor

A health plan’s lack of a full plan document, and an erroneous reference to such a document in the summary plan description (SPD), did not defeat the plan’s claim for reimbursement from a beneficiary’s medical malpractice settlement, a federal appeals court ruled.

Documentation needs to go beyond the actual event?

OmegaHR Solutions

Document all bad behavior, even after the termination. A recent report out of Australia points out something that companies under American law should also be aware of, the importance of continued and thorough documentation. Document behavior.

What happens when an employee refuses to sign a discipline notice?

OmegaHR Solutions

Of course it would be nice to get an employee to sign a piece of paper that they had received and understood the discipline you had just spent time giving them, but often they refuse to sign the document. documentation discipline signing documents

Maximizing Your Training Value

HRchitect

Here are a few items that will assist with user adoption during the training phase of your implementation: Gathering Training Documentation. There are a few things you can do to your training documentation to make it more useful to your employees: Use customized screenshots.

The Importance of Documentation in Human.

About Human Resources

Documentation plays a critical role in managing employee relationships with the company. It also preserves a record your actions and interaction. See more

Rise in Mental Health Parity Enforcement Calls for Review of Plan Documents, Practices

HR Daily Advisor

Enforcement of mental health parity requirements is on the upswing, so plan sponsors and administrators need to be reexamining their plan documents and claims review processes for signs that mental health and substance use disorder (MH/SUD) benefits are being handled differently from other coverage.

5 Ways Using Adobe Document Cloud Makes Your HR Function Look Best in Breed

The HR Capitalist

Regardless of where you are in the HR Tech continuum, many of you know you’re still stuck in a sea of paper documents. Here’s 5 Ways Using Adobe Document Cloud Makes Your HR Function Look Best in Breed : 1. Make all your forms mobile. That’s a fancy way of saying that we’re going to email you a document with a formal application and background authorization forms to make it official. This post was brought to you in partnership with Adobe Document Cloud.

Using Online Team Collaboration Tools for HR Technology Projects

HRchitect

Tech Trends Bill Buttimer Box.com Dropbox Google Documents HCM HR technology HR Technology Projects HRchitect HRIS Online Collaboration Online Collaboration Tools SaaS TeamworkWritten By: Bill Buttimer, HRchitect These tools are worth the effort to set them up!

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Can an Electronic System Replace Paper Employee Files?

HR Daily Advisor

Aren’t there just some employee files that must (or ought) to be kept as original paper documents? This is due to reduced paper and ink usage as well as reduced storage fees and simpler document maintenance. Uncategorized business documentation HR MBA

DOL Releases its Public Inspection Documents

BALANCEview HR

The Department of Labor released its Public Inspection Documents regarding Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces , and YouthBuild Reporting System. Berkshire will be reviewing these documents and providing an overview shortly

More Companies Cite Success and Satisfaction with Automated Policy Management Systems

HR Daily Advisor

Nineteen percent of respondents said their organizations have no budget for policy management and an alarming 25% do not use any sort of technology in managing policy-focused procedures and documentation. Strategic HR Chief Compliance Officer documentation managers survey

9 FMLA record keeping requirements employers need to know

HR Morning

That way, if there’s ever a dispute, you’ll be able to produce the required documentation — not to mention stay in compliance with federal laws.

Migration strategy must-haves for Talent Management systems

HRchitect

A full understanding and documentation of the current issues. Create an interview process document. Written by: Ray Eaton.

Electronic Signatures: Ready For Prime Time After 148 Years

SuccessFactors

On July 1, 2000, President Clinton e-signed the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN) and established a legal framework for using electronic documents. With e-signature solutions, documents can be signed and returned online in minutes.