Could Your HRIS Help Stop Workplace Sexual Harassment?

HRIS Payroll Software

The prevalence of sexual harassment claims in the news lately is making it very clear that the problem is widespread. While most of the claims making headlines have been brought forth against celebrities and people in high-power positions, sexual harassment takes many forms and can be instigated by individuals in any position in any industry. Fortunately, there are a few ways that HRIS software can help employers combat workplace sexual harassment.

Today’s Sexual Harassment Case: Elf v. Santa

HR Daily Advisor

Drelling shared the story of a sexual harassment complaint in Santa’s workshop and how the company handled it so very ho ho horribly wrong; today, Drelling shares how the company should’ve handled the situation with this mall Santa. wrote the following analysis.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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. Your employee handbook should explain the difference between an exempt vs. nonexempt employee.

Office Romances: For Better or Worse.

Tandem HR

Love is in the air. This may not be a shocking statistic if you stop to consider a full-time employee spends at least half of his or her waking hours on the job. Many companies have this hot topic on top of mind due to all of the sexual harassment claims circulating in the media today.

8 HR Nightmares & How to Avoid Them

Rise

Luckily, when equipped with the right strategies, you can prevent these scenarios from becoming a recurring nightmare in your workplace. Failing to track important documents. Documentation is a necessary evil in the workplace. Running into errors with payroll processing.

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.

Stop Stagnating, Start Scaling, With These Tips For Onboarding New Hires

Trainual

According to Gallup , only 12% of new hires would be able to strongly support the statement that their organization does a great job onboarding new employees. Replacing them can be expensive, and the continual need to hire new staff to replace lost employees can prevent you from scaling.

Do Love Contracts Actually Work?

Namely

Love is in the air—and no office is safe. workers admit to having dated a colleague in the past year. So when the love bug bites, how does your HR department respond? Some teams are turning to controversial legal agreements to ward off compliance risks.

Would You Want to Work at Your Startup?

Stratus

But what about the workplace that goes with it? Big players like Uber, GitHub and SheThinx somehow missed that second part (although they did muddle through their nightmares of workplace harassment). Here are some things to think about: We say one thing, do the other. Payroll?

Breaking Down the New Form W-4 & How to Ensure Compliance in 2020

Synergy

In the first major redesign over 30 years, the IRS is kicking off the decade by rolling out a new Form W-4. The updated document reflects changes that were made to the federal tax code following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last year. To help employers and employees adjust to the new Form W-4, the IRS answered a number of frequently asked questions on their website. Why did the IRS choose to redesign it?

The Role of HR in Risk Management

Paycor

Wage and Hour Penalties Pay Equity Harassment Policy Termination. Yet day to day, you step carefully, balancing the complexities of the workplace. We love to talk to HR professionals about their strategic goals – for inspiration, check out Unlock the True Power of HR.

HR Department Best Set up Guide for Startups (2019)

CuteHR

The startup wave in the world has picked up over the last decade and is defining the Financial precedence. ‘We We have a Million Problems, but at the same time we have over a billion minds’ – Narendra Modi, PM, India. They divide the company’s workforce.

How to Use HR Technology to Your Advantage: A Guest Post

OmegaHR Solutions

The big challenge for Human Resources teams in the foreseeable future will be staying on top of the game. Digital technology has freed HR staffs from mundane and repetitive tasks in payroll, benefits, and insurance. That’s where staying on top of the game comes into play.

When should you hire an HR manager, if at all?

Insperity

With that success comes the question: When should you hire a human resources (HR) manager? It’s best to have a strong HR presence early in your company’s life to establish company mission, vision, values, culture and vital HR infrastructure, which can have a lasting impact on the success of your employees and your business. Around the time your company hits fifty employees, things change, and there are regulations that you must comply with that weren’t previously applicable.

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. When it comes to compliance, small businesses are often subject to the same laws and regulations that govern large corporations. Let’s look at five of the most common compliance mistakes.

Handling Employee Incidents and Grievances

HR Payroll Systems

When incidents occur that affect the well being of employees or undermine the company culture, it is important to address the issues in a way that is effective and legal. Document Incidents. Bringing in a corporate HR professional may make sense if the company is large.

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.

The ClearCompany Authoritative Guide to HR Technology Terms

ClearCompany HRM

When you’re unsure of the difference between API and RSS, grab this resource to help you keep it all straight (and help you pick the best HR tech solution for your company). Fun fact: Did you know the average company has 31 systems in its HR tech stack?

Nonprofit HR | Complete Overview for Small Organizations

Astron Solutions

Think of it this way — you’re given donations to steward towards a good cause, and your staff and volunteers are the ones who use that support to actually drive your mission forward. Here’s what we’ll cover: Understanding the Essentials. Compliance & Documentation.

4 HR Technology Trends that Affect Your Business

Synergy

Technology has changed the world as we know it, and as other industries and departments have evolved accordingly, so too has human resources. A strong HR department is essential to every business, and the advent of new tech often promises vast improvements to the field.

HR Consulting Firms for Small Businesses: 15 Leading Experts

Astron Solutions

Effective human resources policies are probably one of the most important investments that any small business can make in its ability to continue growing! We’ve written before on the purpose of compensation consulting and some top providers in that space. Compare the candidates.

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.

5 Exciting HR Technology Trends

InfinityHR

Through the utilization of compiled data and with automated processes established, these entities, covering a myriad of industries, have given themselves the ability to make better business decisions for themselves and their employees. The velocity of HR data is mostly static.

6 must-have policies for a strong employee handbook

Insperity

Outline the policies that affect your employees. Your business’s code of conduct is the first place employees should look when they have questions about ethics and compliance. Some of the basic information you’ll want to include in your code of conduct includes: Code of ethics. Set expectations and establish the consequences for not meeting those expectations. Laws prohibiting discrimination are enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Does Free Speech Exist in the Workplace?

Namely

The First Amendment protects our right to free speech. Among legal scholars and the general public, the firing rekindled a nationwide debate on whether the First Amendment applies to the workplace. Read on to learn what federal and state employment laws say on the matter. In the Workplace Right or wrong, private employers generally have the authority to discipline or terminate an employee for any reason.

A Full Guide to the HR Generalist

Digital HR Tech

The HR generalist is probably the most varied HR professional out there. In this article, we will answer what an HR generalist is, what he or she does, how to become one, how much you earn as a generalist, and all the other information that you’ll want to know!

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

The EEOC’s new priorities: 5 emerging workplace issues to watch

Insperity

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released its Strategic Enforcement Plan through the year 2021, which outlines its priorities for the coming years. In this plan, one of the areas of focus is a grouping the agency refers to as “emerging and developing workplace issues” – an ever-evolving subject, which can be challenging to navigate. The EEOC continues to broaden its definition of what constitutes a disability.

Develop an All-round Employee Onboarding Program (Checklist)

CuteHR

All organisations must consider the very first day of a new employee as an opportunity. An opportunity to present the best aspects of their institution and make them feel welcomed. The goal is to get the new recruits on board with a professional employee onboarding procedure.

Top 4 HR Concerns for Entrepreneurs

Paycor

Here is a list of HR concerns entrepreneurs face and tips to combat the potential problems. Finding the Right People. In your interviewing process, remember that the best predictor of future job performance is past performance. the employee’s opportunity for advancement.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

HRmarketer

Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

The benefits of a ticketing system for HR teams

Spoke

Improve the employee experience. And on top of that, manage the challenges—things like complying with various state and overseas regulations—created by ever-more distributed teams and the evolving makeup of the modern workforce. These are just a few of the business-critical initiatives HR teams are responsible for, but few HR teams have the time they need to truly focus on these tasks. The user experience has to be engaging.”.

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.

What I wish I’d known about PEOs as a small business owner

Stratus

Looking back at some of the things I got stuck doing (quite poorly, I might add – there was a lot of guesswork and error) makes me now realize I could’ve really used a PEO. I was spending a few hours each week running payroll when the shops were closed (family time — who needs that?). And I completely missed some of the legal nightmares my business partner got us into (yes, I chose the wrong partner, but that’s a different story).

Protect Your Restaurant from Wage and Hour Violations

Paycor

The hospitality industry (particularly restaurants) faces more wage and hour violations than any other industry. According to the DOL, that’s nine times more than any other industry. And knowing the intricacies of state laws can be a full-time job. Streamline payroll processing.

Human Resource Solutions at Genesis HR

Genesis HR Solutions

Your business needs to stay in front of regulations that impact it, including laws and regulations that impact the following: The Affordable Care Act. I-9 documents & employment eligibility. Training & Development. Harassment avoidance. Payroll Processing.