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Retaliation—The Marcia Brady Of Employment Law

HR Daily Advisor

If middle child Jan Brady from the TV show the Brady Bunch were an HR manager, she’d scream “Retaliation, Retaliation, Retaliation!” neither can employers seem to escape claims of retaliation by their employees. However, she didn’t address any of the accusations made against her.

Fired Learning Consultant with Performance Problems Points to Racial Bias

HR Daily Advisor

A recent case highlights the importance of making sure that supervisors and managers are properly trained on documenting performance problems and personnel decisions. Seeking a promotion, he applied for three internal learning solutions consultant (LSC) positions.

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Religious Discrimination Hazards on the Rise

HR Daily Advisor

Religious discrimination hasn’t been a major concern for employers in recent years. There’s little case law on the subject and religious-based complaints rank low in the government’s charge statistics. In the late 1990s, such claims made up only about 2% of the U.S.

The #1 Way Small and Medium Businesses Save Time

Synergy

Think back to some of the most time-consuming activities you’ve undertaken for your business. It’s common for SMB leaders to take on the mountain of HR tasks that are required for smooth operations, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only way. Training.

From the courtroom: Firing an employee do’s and don’ts

Business Management Daily

The steps to firing an employee are full of legal landmines. Take these four recent court cases that highlight the right way to fire, and the wrong. Whether it’s a new employee who isn’t working out, or you suspect FMLA abuse , proper documentation is the best thing to have on hand if you end up in court. Document specific problems before firing. The court dismissed the lawsuit, reasoning that the employer had legitimate discharge reasons.

How to support workers with ‘hidden’ disabilities

cipHR

While many HR professionals might be confident in their knowledge of employment law related to more common, visible disabilities such as mobility problems, so-called ‘hidden’ disabilities – such as dyslexia and autism – pose a much greater challenge. In a recent CIPHR employment law seminar, Matthew Huggett, partner at Carbon Law Partners , explained how employers can best support people with these conditions. . What does the law say?

Employees: You Need to Read This

HR Bartender

Some of the best things about technology are the traditions they’re challenging. We’re beginning to change the way we do business because technology solutions allow us to do things differently. Take, for instance, the employee handbook. The employee’s manager goes to HR.

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

Insperity

When you first start a company, amid the excitement and many competing priorities, you may not be considering the vital role of human resources (HR) in growing a company. In a perfect world, all businesses would operate in strict accordance with the laws and best practices governing HR.

5 compliance mistakes you may not know you’re making

Insperity

Underestimating the importance of remaining compliant with employment laws and regulations is one of the biggest mistakes you can make as an employer. The cost of being audited or sued and found non-compliant can put a serious dent in your profits and your company’s reputation. If you think most laws and regulations don’t apply to your company because you have a small number of employees, think again. Employee privacy laws.

What to Include in an Employee Handbook

Patriot Software

Consider covering the following while creating your employee handbook. Your welcome section should give a brief introduction to your business and set the tone for the handbook. Employment laws. Attendance. Time off policy.

5th Circuit Assures Employer That Some Good Deeds Do Go Unpunished

HR Daily Advisor

Although disability-based harassment/hostile work environment claims have been recognized by the courts for a while, they aren’t very common. The U.S. From 2008 to 2014, “Harper” worked as an assistant attorney general in the Medical Malpractice Section of the U.S.

The Employee Handbook—Best Practices

HR Daily Advisor

Not only does this document serve as a means to inform employees of their rights and responsibilities but it also acts as a reference guide for all employer policies. Policies concerning the use of employer-provided equipment and software.

WIRTW #390 (the “cards against HR” edition) @cardsHR

Ohio Employer's Law

I made the mistake of playing with my mom, and let’s just say that I learned some things that a child should never know about his mother, no matter their respective ages. Hilarious things, but, all things being equal, the laughs weren’t worth the memory scars.

Disability Discrimination: Terminated Cancer Survivor’s ADA Claim Fails, Part 1

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. The cancer has been in remission since 1999. In 2005, she took the position of senior patient services specialist and again communicated her disability to her hiring supervisor. Willow disputed the accuracy of the complaints. The correct distance is 2 feet.