?An Introduction to Global Employment Law

New to HR

With the rise of technology making communication and idea presentation easier, this is the natural course of things. While we have countless country and labour laws protecting our interests based on not only culture but societal needs, newer countries to the stage offer their own challenges as lawyers and HR professionals work to foster aligning business practices globally without offending the needs of specific cultures and their inherent identity.

Fine, Be a Bigot

PerformanceICreate

” She was, of course, suggesting that I present a kinder, more gentler me. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and numerous other anti-discrimination and harassment laws have, as their main purpose, the intent of prohibiting discrimination and harassment in employment. The laws, and accompanying regulations, suggest an employee’s value should be based on productivity, quality, service, knowledge, merit and other job related issues and NOT her/his protected class.

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Workers’ rights in the age of COVID

Business Management Daily

Shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and regulator’s reluctance to aggressively enforce workplace safety laws play directly into union playbooks. Employers who overlook these concerns may face the dual dilemma of increased post-COVID enforcement and unionization.

Presenting with Dave Ulrich and Insights on Behaviour and Change.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Presenting with Dave Ulrich and Insights on Behaviour and Change. Im in Bogota, Colombia presenting later on after Dave Ulrich (hes my warm-up today and Im returning the favour in Chile on Friday.). For example, one of the best ways to retain high performers is to involve them in recruiting new employees. Presenting with Dave Ulrich and Insights on Behavi.

SHRM13 Why Your Talent aren't Talent - Jon Ingham's Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? I was in Chicago last week presenting on The New HR at SHRMs Annual Conference in Chicago. Presenting with Dave Ulrich and Insights on Behavi. Recognition and the Employee Value Proposition (EVP). I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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In Sensual Company ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? As well as Dave Ulrich, my other co-presenter in South America has been Jesus Vega de la Falla, former HRD at Inditex (Zara etc) and author of The Sensual Company in which he writes about how other companies can generate similar passion to Zara in their employees: "What is Zara so that millions of people take to the streets every day with his clothes? skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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hrsummitexpo Middle East HR Summit & Expo - Dubai - Strategic HCM

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Im spending an interesting day with Dave Ulrich (and about 500 HR leaders in the Middle East) at IIRs Middle East HR Summit where Ill be presenting tomorrow and Tuesday, and running a masterclass on Wednesday. Recognition and the Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Also see HRreview - a news and information resource for human resources and related professionals.

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#E20S Social Talent Management ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Unfortunately attendance wasn’t great so I’m going to post here covering the key points of my presentation. circles, to present roadmaps and journeys that all organisations are or should be on. Recognition and the Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Also see HRreview - a news and information resource for human resources and related professionals.

November 2018 HR Events Around Ireland

Rezoomo

2018 HR & Employment Law Annual Conference. Early Bird Registration is now open for Graphite HRM’s 2018 Annual HR & Employment Law Conference, taking place on Wednesday, 7th November at the Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge in Dublin 4. Our panel of expert speakers will feature a fantastic line-up of industry experts and HR & Employment Law thought leaders, ready and waiting to share their valuable insights with you. Case Law 2018.

How to be an HR department of one

Insperity

A solitary HR professional’s job description may include: Overseeing legal compliance and handling employee relations concerns Coordinating recruitment and strategizing on plans for retention Overseeing payroll and benefits Implementing and reviewing employee performance reviews Creating and enforcing company policies. As an organization grows, an HR professional may be needed to accommodate employee growth in the other units. Pre-employment phase.

COVID-19 pandemic: How to prepare your business

Insperity

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.

WIRTW #354 (the “dad working” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

I’m hoping to fill the gap for those fathers who also strive and struggle with the expectations of home and work while presenting a new view of what it means to be one of two working parents. Abercrombie & Fitch : employers as mind-readers — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered Take Me To Court: The EEOC Is Allowed To Continue Pursuit Of Individual Prayer Break Religious Discrimination Claims — via EEOC Year-End Countdown Title IX: an employment law too? —

7 Human Resources Competencies For the Modern HR Professional

Workology

Competency models can apply to all employees and professionals, while other models may apply to specific occupations or positions. I imagine some very smart consultants and SHRM employees tirelessly researching and debating for 12 months or more before launching these to the members of the SHRM community. Depending on our role within human resources, we are often cast as the expert on employment law, human resources and compliance topics.

WIRTW #381 (the “sensational inspirational celebrational” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

The Muppets present, 5 People You’ll Meet At Work. Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Judge Titus Channels Inner Kenny Rogers in $1 Million EEOC Rebuke — via Employee Screen IQ Firing an employee for complaining on Facebook about discrimination = retaliation — via Eric Meyer's The Employer Handbook Blog Workplace religious accommodation, cont’d — via Walter Olson's Overlawyered Yes, employers may have to accommodate even “crazy” religious beliefs. —

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

Ohio Employer's Law

I gave four different seminar presentations over an eight-day span: Last Wednesday I presented a two-hour FMLA/ADA update to the Southwest Safety Council. Tuesday I presented a webinar on criminal background checks and Title VII Wednesday I opened the Northern Ohio Labor & Employment Conference with a discussion of emerging technology and employment law (i.e., via ERC’s HR insights Blog What Your Company’ Policy on Employee References? —

WIRTW #408 (the “jobs are all jobs and sometimes they suck” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Last week I presented, along with two of my partners, Seth Briskin and Steve Dlott , Hot Topics in Employment Law: What to Worry About in 2016. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog EEOC Requesting Information? via Michigan Employment Law Advisor Social Media & Workplace Technology Technology and the Gig Economy: Will It Cultivate Trust, or Destroy It? — via Employment Law Navigator HR & Employee Relations Who Gives HR a Bad Name? —

3 Steps to Protect Information While Leveraging Social Media

HR Daily Advisor

partner with the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP., and editor of Indiana Employment Law Letter —the rise of social media comes with both pros and cons for employers. Garrison, who presented a session at BLR’s 2017 Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS) titled #Protecting Information Systems , noted that social media is a powerful marketing and public relations tool for companies.

WIRTW #369 (the “see me, hear me”) edition

Ohio Employer's Law

So, here you go: Later today, I’m presenting on managing generational issues in the workplace at the Lakeland Community College 8th Annual Small Business Symposium. On June 10, at 2 pm, I’m presenting a webinar on how to create a safer, OSHA-compliant workplace , for HRdirect. On June 16, at noon, I’m presenting a webinar on OSHA compliance and workplace safety , for the West LegalEdcenter. Should Companies Be Giving Fitbits To Employees? —

Wildfire Reminders: Employers Have Obligations, Must Take Precautions to Protect Employees

HRWatchdog

Employers should be aware of the precautions and wage issues that can affect their employees as fire crews continue to battle the wildfires. With a new series of wildfires flaring up this month, the California Chamber of Commerce presents below responses to questions often received from the employer community about how to help employees and a recent Cal/OSHA advisory on worker safety. Employers must remember some key obligations. Paying Employees.

Why I’m a management-side lawyer

Ohio Employer's Law

But they do, and companies, even those with the best of intentions, run afoul of the complexities of our myriad employment laws. It’s an opportunity to train employers how to handle an employee relations problem better the next time. I say that mistakes can be legal or interpersonal because lawsuits don’t necessarily happen because an employee was discriminated against. It’s my job to make sure that employers understand this dynamic.

Why Chicago Insurance Brokers Love Partnering with Tandem HR

Tandem HR

As they grow, they will need more and more support in the areas of payroll, employee relations, compliance, onboarding and termination processes, retirement and much more. As they research solutions, they may resort to one of the following choices: they can use an internal resource to act as an HR Manager, possibly even hiring a new employee to fill the role, or they can outsource administrative functions to a strategic partner, like Tandem HR.

Will your unlimited vacation policy run afoul of the law?

OmegaHR Solutions

One of the more talked about trends in employee relations and new ways of working is unlimited vacation. Touted as the best way to treat employees unlimited vacation supposedly focuses on productivity rather than time. As long as an employee has their assignments done they can take off any amount of time they desire. There are some issues, however, not the least of which this vacation policy might actually run afoul of a variety of laws. Accrual based laws.

WIRTW #437 (the “Elevate HR” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

And, for the second straight year, I am thrilled to be one of the more than 50 industry leaders chosen to present. In this session, you will learn the most important steps you can take right now to train your employees on effective cybersecurity awareness, to place your company in the best position to protect against a costly data breach. Restroom Access and Transgender Issues in the Workplace Go Supreme — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog.

Ask The Industry: HR Predictions For 2019

PlanSource

David Miklas , Labor and Employment Attorney at Miklas Employment Law. “HR Employers need to be thinking about how their policies address confidentiality when a worker is sharing a workspace with others. “In 2019, we’ll see this personalization become even more precise, with wellness programs that take individuals’ data and present care, coaching, and health and wellness recommendations that precisely addresses their set of conditions and their lifestyle.

WIRTW #365 (the “en français” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

So, I present Donovan’s kindergarten class performing “La Poule Maboule,” and Norah’s 3rd grade class performing “Comment y Aller.” via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog When Are Reasonable Accommodations NOT Required For a Disabled Employee? — via Minnesota Employer EEOC Launches Digital Charge System — via Workplace Prof Blog Does Title II of the ADA Apply to Employment?

WIRTW #409 (the “thank you” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Yesterday morning, I presented Everything You Need to Know About Cyber Security (in 30 minutes). Then, last evening I presenting Hot Employment Law Issues for 2016 to a group of HR professionals for ConnectedHR. It was the first time I’ve ever presented in a wine bar, and, moving forward, it should be the only venue in which I present. You guys don’t have to let employees pray to a Flying Spaghetti Monster. via Employment Matters Blog.

HR Advice for Small and Medium Businesses

HR Partner

The culture and leadership within a business have big implications for employee output, innovation and of course, employee turnover. Most HR related issues can be prevented or resolved through effective communication between staff & management. . Focus on employee engagement.

Your Due Diligence HR Compliance Checklist

HR Digest

Every organization needs to follow an HR Compliance Checklist to stay updated with current laws and regulations. Conduct an annual review of your company policies and procedures to ensure your employee handbook manual is compliant with existing and new laws. Employee Relations.

WIRTW #464 (the “school’s out…” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

This Movie Theater Wants to Celebrate Women by Violating State and Federal Law. — Full Second Circuit to reconsider whether Title VII prohibits sexual orientation bias — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. via Above the Law. HR & Employee Relations. “I I get high with a little help from my friends” — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. What happens when an employee refuses to sign a discipline notice? —

HR Roles

Evil HR Lady

They take the "business" POV in dealing with a conflict between management and an employee. HR Generalist : Most large companies don't truly have a generalist, although I suspect this term is sometimes applied to employee relations people (See below). A true generalist does everything--benefits, hiring, business partner, employee relations. Employee Relations : Instead of looking at the department as a whole, they tend to deal with individual problems.

Symposium Events: Wellbeing and Stress Summit

Strategic HCM

Keeping with my recent employee engagement theme, yesterday morning I attended Symposium’s Wellbeing & Stress Summit. We started with a engaging presentation from Gill Crowther, HR Director at Nominet UK. Gill talked about using the Best Companies to Work For process to create love in their employees. She wants to see ‘Nominet’ stamped through any of her employee’s flesh if she were to cut off their arm. And by supporting their employees more broadly too.

Tax Dollars at Work: California Legislature Helps Public-Sector Unions Gain Membership

HR Daily Advisor

Thanks to the California Legislature’s largesse toward public-sector labor unions, California public employers must now allow unions access to new employee orientations and must give unions contact information regarding new employees. Employees, Council 31 (7th Cir., Orientation sessions are an important vehicle for introducing and acclimating new employees to an employer’s workplace culture.

WIRTW #448 (the “promo” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

On February 22, I will be co-presenting a free CLE-eligible webinar for LexisNexis, entitled, “Employment Law: Five Areas to Watch in 2017.” Can Disabling Conditions Protect The Prez From An Adverse Employment Action: Impeachment? — via Above the Law. OWBPA Basics — via Employment Law Navigator. Employers Cannot Play “Father Knows Best” To Pregnant Employees — via FisherBroyles. HR & Employee Relations.

HR Roles

Evil HR Lady

They take the "business" POV in dealing with a conflict between management and an employee. HR Generalist : Most large companies don't truly have a generalist, although I suspect this term is sometimes applied to employee relations people (See below). A true generalist does everything--benefits, hiring, business partner, employee relations. Employee Relations : Instead of looking at the department as a whole, they tend to deal with individual problems.

#SympEventsTech ? Mobile Learning and ensuring the capability of.

Strategic HCM

Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? Our next sessions are on: 27 February 2013 – London 1 March 2013 – Birmingham 14 Mar 2013 – Manchester This post is sponsored by Symposium Training , the training and workshops brand of Black and White Trading Ltd and one of the UK’s leading independent training providers for HR and related professions. E4S David Guest on Engagement (why would employee.

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WIRTW #481 (the “proof of concept” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

A couple of months ago I wrote a post entitled, When You Discover That You Employ a Nazi. How to React When an Employee Accuses the Most Powerful Person in the Office of Sexual Harassment — via Evil HR Lady, Suzanne Lucas. Eight takes on sexual harassment and Harvey Weinstein — via Robin Shea’s Employment & Labor Insider. Then Be Afraid of Halloween — via Dan Schwartz’s Connecticut Employment Law Blog. HR & Employee Relations.

Rise Above the Status Quo: An Executive Summary

Paycor

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. The Humble Employee Handbook is Actually an Important Risk Prevention Tool. There’s no legal requirement to issue an employee handbook, so why bother? Labor law expert and attorney Julie R. Don’t Underestimate Employee Engagement.