Are you doing enough to leverage tech for employee relations?

HRExecutive

It may not be surprising that during 2020, social and political conflict —along with ongoing challenges due to COVID-19—helped position the employee relations (ER) function as a vital factor in shaping positive employee experiences. million employees globally, including 2.3

Are You Tracking These Common Employee Relations Issues?

LaborSoft

If you own a business or are a HR manager, maintaining unified employee relations is integral to your company’s success. Though you may constantly try to have a finger on the pulse of your company, you know that a plethora of unexpected problems can pop up on a dime. Common employee issues HR should be tracking to avoid legal ramifications : 1) Conflict Management. If not addressed in a timely fashion, employee attendance issues can result in termination.

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4 Ways Blue Collar Employers Can Improve Employee Relations

Ascentis

It’s a well-known fact within skilled labor industries that retaining quality employees is a never-ending challenge. Recent studies show that the t urnover rate in blue collar industries such as manufacturing, warehouses, transport, and construction stands at a striking 20%.

Top 5 challenges in employee relations and how you can address them

TalenX

WHAT ARE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS? Employee Relations is not just a term, nor it only means relationships between employers and employees. It refers to an organization’s efforts to create and maintain a positive relationship with its employees.

7 ways a PEO can help you manage your employee-related to-dos

Insperity

The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. But by ignoring your employer responsibilities to employees, you could cause a rift in your workforce and create potentially costly legal battles. Your simple employee relations issue just escalated. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. An employee requests leave.

Employee Access to Payroll Records – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

One of the departments that HR works closely with is payroll. Either way, HR and accounting need to partner so employees aren’t confused. My company uses a website to ‘give’ employees electronic access to their paycheck stubs, rather than issue paper. Since being hired, I’ve complained several times that the system doesn’t recognize me, and I can’t see my paycheck stubs. HR Law and Legislation employee relations laws payroll

HR Trends for 2021

Astron Solutions

Despite all the uncertainty in the world, you have been a positive constant for Astron. As per Astronology® tradition, our last article of the year will be our thoughts on possible HR trends and hot topics for the incoming year. Technology.

HR Glossary of Terms

Zenefits

ATS, employee handbook, HRIS, workers’ comp … there are plenty of acronyms and terms in the HR world to know and stay on top of. Whatever your situation is, we’ve got the ultimate HR glossary to help! Applicant Tracking System ( ATS ).

Preparing for Possible Human Resources Policy Changes in 2021 and Beyond

Astron Solutions

As the dust continues to settle after an intense election season, it is important for Human Resources to take stock of its current concerns and prepare for possible adjustments & new hot topics. The events of 2020 have certainly taught us there is a need to be fluid. The U.S.

6 Ways a PEO Can Help You Manage Your Employee-Related To-Dos

Insperity

The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. But ignoring your employee-related responsibilities could cause a rift in your workforce and create potentially costly legal battles. Your simple employee relations issue just escalated. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. An employee requests leave.

HRMS – Key features that you must know.

CuteHR

HRMS stands for Human Resource Management System. HRMS is a software solution for small business. It connects the human resources in the business with the help of information technology. HRMS is a revolutionary human resource management system software, used by many small and medium scale businesses. Do you have a reasonable team size but you don’t have an HR team and planned policy management? Employee Self-service.

Court of appeals decision highlights risk of (mis)classifying employees

Ohio Employer's Law

I once handled a wage-and-hour investigation in which the employer, before retaining my services, hired an HR consultant to help classify its employees as exempt or non-exempt. The DOL, however, disagreed, and reclassified half of the company’s employees (with corresponding back pay awards for unpaid overtime for those employees moved from exempt to non-exempt). The lesson here is not a happy one. wage and hour

HR Advice for Small and Medium Businesses

HR Partner

Are you a small business without in-house HR expertise? Most small and many medium sized businesses have to figure out the Human Resources side of business as they go along. . Here’s a sample of the advice that HR consultants most frequently give to the businesses they advise….

What is a PEO? – Top 10 FAQs Business Owners Have About PEOs

Prism HR

It’s your responsibility to ensure your employees are paid on time, stay safe throughout the workday, and have access to benefits like workers’ compensation, health insurance, and 401k. But handling HR administration was not likely your highest priority when you started and grew your business to where it is today. So, how is HR done in your business? In-house staff solely focused on HR HR outsourcing A combination of 1 and 2. How does the PEO model work?

3 Steps to Protect Information While Leveraging Social Media

HR Daily Advisor

The number of companies maintaining a corporate presence on social media rose from 34% in 2008 to 77% in 2013 according to SHRM Survey Findings: Social Networking Website and Recruiting/Selection. According to the survey, social media is primarily used to attract passive job candidates, but, according to Brian R. partner with the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP., Garrison advises that the guidelines or policies should not just be stuck in the employee handbook.

The Fissured Workplace and Employee Misclassification

Astron Solutions

In recent times, companies such as Uber and Handy have been faced with lawsuits challenging whether the individuals working for them should truly be considered “contractors.” Are their “staff” in reality employees being denied rights reserved to those in the proper classification? In this issue of Astronology® we explore the fissured workplace and the accompanying issue of employee misclassification. How large of an issue is misclassifying employees?

Ask The Industry: HR Predictions For 2019

PlanSource

Several new and exciting trends emerged while technology continued to grow in the areas of artificial intelligence, decision support and more. What do these changes and trends mean for HR professionals and teams in 2019? In this edition of ‘ Ask The Industry ’, we spoke with HR experts from across the nation on what their top predictions are for the upcoming year. HR professionals should be paying attention to the trend of remote workers.

Back to Work After COVID-19

Tandem HR

An employer’s guide to preparing the business, the workplace and employees for the transition. businesses are entering a new phase of the pandemic and employees are headed back to work after COVID-19 shelter in place orders expire. Prepare your employees. ?

WIRTW #437 (the “Elevate HR” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Elevate HR is the largest virtual HR conference in the world. And, for the second straight year, I am thrilled to be one of the more than 50 industry leaders chosen to present. I’ll be discussing a vitally important, yet too often overlooked, issue — Cybersecurity for HR. Because it’s a virtual conference, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your desk. And the best part? Social Media & Technology. Wage & Hour.

10 Things That Business Owners Using a PEO Do NOT Do

Tandem HR

You’ve heard that partnering with a PEO will boost productivity and your bottom line, but what are the benefits reaped most by business owners using a PEO ? In talking to business owners and executives, here are the top 10 things they no longer do now that they use PEO services. Most business owners do not set out to break the law but may end up with practices or procedures that are either borderline or completely outside legal guidelines because they don’t know any better.

#ECTalent - big data analytics ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

23 HR Most Influential UK Thinker 2011. It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. 10 hours ago. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. 11 hours ago. Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? The New (Social) HR.

Recruitment and the UK Candidate Experience ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

23 HR Most Influential UK Thinker 2011. It’s not outrageous to imagine him as the next Ulrich.". #1 1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Stop Checking the Box. 10 hours ago. The HR Capitalist. 5 Things Every HR Pro Can Learn From Riley Cooper and the Eagles. 11 hours ago. Employee Engagement Zingers. Employee Engagement Strategy: What’s Your Story? The New (Social) HR.

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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. HireVue , obvious fans of the game, came up with a fabulous promotional idea. They call it Cards Against HR , and my deck came in mail earlier this week.

4 Labor and Employment Law Changes to Keep an Eye On In 2015

Insperity

Right now, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) —also known as health care reform—is probably your number one concern when it comes to complying with new government regulations in 2015. But while health care reform brings a whole new set of challenges to your business in the coming year, it’s not the only legal change you need to keep an eye on. Changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). An increase in federal minimum wage.

WIRTW #365 (the “en français” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

One of the curricular pieces I love about my kids’ school is that they start foreign language in kindergarten. When we attending Norah’s first parent/teacher conference when she was in kindergarten, I remember her French teacher telling us all about the play that would cap their year. I sat in disbelief as she explained how the kids would perform “La Poule Maboule” (Chicken Little), all in French. Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination Well, that stinks!

New Overtime Rule: Minimum Salary Raised to $35,568

Stratus

The Department of Labor (DOL) has officially released a final overtime rule that raises the minimum salary amount to $35,568 to qualify for exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). When does the new overtime rule take effect? The new overtime rule takes effect January 1, 2020. Related articles: New Overtime Rule: Minimum Salary Raised to $35,568 Minimum Wage Increases – July 1, 2019 Can an employee be forced to work overtime?

WIRTW #368 (the “let's go Cavs” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

It’s t-minus six days until championship fever sweeps the most victory-starved city in America. Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination. Enochs’s Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog Social Media & Workplace Technology. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Doing online “reputation management”? — via Employment Law Lookout Texting in the office: a problem, or just yet another distraction? —

What you need to include in a small business employee handbook

Business Management Daily

When you’re trying to oversee your business’ sales, marketing, product, and finances it’s easy to put HR tasks like developing an employee handbook on the backburner. However, employee handbooks serve an important role. What should be included in the handbook.

A Brief Guide On How To Engage Blue-Collar Workers

Vantage Circle

The term "blue-collar" refers to a type of service where jobs are often manually labored, waged, or salaried. They might not need a four-year college diploma, but most of them demand skilled employees with special training. Origin Of The Term Blue-Collar Workers.

WIRTW #345 (the “earworm” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination Despite Employment Discrimination Training, “Human Nature Often Rears Its Ugly Head” — via Employment Discrimination Report Seed and Fertilizer Providers to Pay $187,500 for Genetic Information and Disability Discrimination — via EEOC News Releases Obesity: Grounds for Unlawful Discrimination in Europe? — via LE Blog Is your wellness program illegal according to the EEOC? —

WIRTW #501 (the “fireflies” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

We went to see our fav, Rhett Miller, who invited Norah to share the stage and duet with him. I learned 4 things watching Norah: She’s got nerves of steel (which I kind of already knew). She can hold her own with a 30-year veteran of the industry. The Cost of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace — via ERC HR Insights Blog. Completed Sexual Harassment Training: Fired For Sexual Harassment 6 Weeks Later — via FisherBroyles. via The Tim Sackett Project.

WIRTW #493 (the “Super Bowl” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Today’s goal: Strive to be the type of employer that engenders this type of loyalty in your employees. Friends Do NOT Let Friends Engage in Harassing Conduct — via Jonathan HR Law. Dealing with Sexual Harassment When Your Company Is Too Small to Have HR — via Harvard Business Review. MeToo: Where was HR? — Listening for Sexual Harassment — via HR Gazette. Nooses And the N-Word At Work: Same As It Ever Was — via FisherBroyles. via The L•E•Jer.

WIRTW #444 (the “training” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

The workplace training video. 3d Cir: Even where old folks are treated fairly, OLDER folks can bring age-bias claims — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. No Means No – Judge Limits The EEOC’s Claims In Bass Pro Case (Again) — via Workplace Class Action Litigation. In 2017, think before you share — via The Verge. Pros and Cons of “Friending” Employees Online — via HR Daily Advisor. HR & Employee Relations.

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

o your employees feel appreciated? Today is Employee Appreciation Day. However, if you limit your appreciation efforts to 0.38% of a year’s working days, I can flat-out guarantee that your employees do not feel appreciated (even on their “special” day). Employee appreciation needs to be a year-round effort, not a one-off to-do to check off your corporate calendar. The DOL’s Model FMLA Forms Expired Just Days Ago.

PIC Reports: The Rise of A.I.

PerformanceICreate

Part 1 in a 2 part series exploring the evolution of technology in the workplace. . I was too young to see the original Terminato r movie but I was old enough to sneak into Terminator 2: Judgement Day (sorry Mom), and on that day my obsession with the Terminator franchise and all things robots started. At the time of the second Terminator movie, dial up internet didn’t exactly make you feel like the robots were going to take over the world anytime soon.