Sexual harassment in the workplace: a prevention checklist

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Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious issue that can be detrimental to your employees—both emotionally and professionally—as well as a serious legal issue for your business. Many states have sexual harassment laws that require employees to receive training. .

7 Strategies for Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work

EverFi - HR

On any given day, you can do a Google search for “sexual harassment,” click on the “News” link, and find dozens of headlines about recent sexual harassment allegations. The stories cross geographies and industries and they show how little has been invested in preventing sexual harassment at work. No company is immune to the need to create and maintain a workplace that is free of harassment. Lighten Up on the Legalese.

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CalChamber Hiring Checklist Makes Onboarding Easy

HRWatchdog

The last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic have greatly threatened most small businesses, but their ability to be nimble and flexible with a smaller workforce has helped them succeed today, Roberts says in kicking off the podcast. Welcoming New Hires to the Organization.

Your HR Recommendations Being Dismissed? Helpful Tips on What to Do

HRWatchdog

Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace. Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies that comply with state and federal laws, the advice HR professionals provide can be an invaluable asset to businesses.

Which state laws apply to remote employees

Business Management Daily

During the pandemic, many businesses allowed their employees to work from home as a matter of safety. Now, remote work has become the norm. However, it can be tough to navigate the switch from a compliance perspective, particularly when it comes to out-of-state remote staff members.

Keeping up to date on 6 critical HR activities

HR Morning

How can you find the information you need to be sure you’re compliant with changes in relevant laws and regulations? The best way is to identify at least one reliable source of information for each of the six primary “buckets” of HR: Hiring, Discipline, Termination, Recordkeeping and Retention, Administering Policies and Procedures and Legal Updates. Remember, hiring is HR’s greatest responsibility and the source of greatest value to any organization.

How to Handle Workplace Investigations: A Guide for California Employers

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California employers have to contend with a multitude of compliance requirements. The Golden State has the largest state wage-and-hour state enforcement agency in the country. Ignoring complaints has led to expensive legal actions for employers. Any of the above.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals

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Our weekly recap of funding, mergers & acquisition, and partnership news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace is below. Smart ERP Solutions, Provider of Smart Onboarding, Acquires Provade. Sign up for our weekly email summary of the week’s funding, M&A, partnership and other timely news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. Learn more and watch a video. Happy Friday.

HR for restaurants explained

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If you’re the owner or operator of a growing restaurant, you’re probably no stranger to working with tight budgets and narrow profit margins. . Give your team the tools they deserve. Learn more. Benefits of HR in the restaurant industry. Onboarding software.

The other side of the coin on the appropriate response to harassment

Ohio Employer's Law

Last week I discussed the importance of a timely and effective remedial response by an employer to an employee’s harassment complaint. Today, I examine the other side of the coin—what happens when an employer does not take proactive steps to eliminate harassment from the workplace. The allegations of sexual harassment in Ellis v. While those allegations are bad, the company’s response was even worse.

Employee handbook examples and sample policies

Business Management Daily

Having a great employee handbook helps new employees understand expectations and ensures that all staff members are on the same page in regard to conduct and procedures. The employee handbook examples below can help you start building your own handbook. At-will employment statement.

Simple steps to create an employee handbook

Business Management Daily

Employee handbooks are an essential part of the employee onboarding experience for new hires. Employee handbooks help new employees get acquainted with the policies, culture, and expectations of the company. In a larger organization, the handbook may be a team effort.

How Will California’s Fast Food Council Bill Affect QSRs Across the Country?

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On September 5, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 257, the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, into law in California. The following groups will be members of the Fast Food Council: Government officials from the state’s Department of Industrial Relations.

How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2021

SwipeClock

Employee Handbooks in 2021: The Definitive Guide. Many business owners overlook the importance of a well-written employee handbook. Simplify onboarding. Make training and enforcement easier. The Challenge of Keeping Handbooks Up-To-Date. Terms of employment.

How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2020

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Employee Handbooks in 2020: The Definitive Guide. Many business owners overlook the importance of a well-written employee handbook. Simplify onboarding. Make training and enforcement easier. The Challenge of Keeping Handbooks Up-To-Date. Terms of employment.

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. Reviewing the employee handbook should be a routine step in new employees’ onboarding process. Paid time off.

Restaurant compliance explained: Rules and regulations you need to know

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The restaurant business comes with a lot of responsibilities and distractions. That makes it easy to let administrative tasks, HR matters, and even restaurant compliance concerns fall by the wayside. . Give your team the tools they deserve. Learn more. Employment law.

How to Become an HR Generalist [A Practical Guide]

Analytics in HR

An HR Generalist is usually the first HR hire of an organization and a crucial one at that. The question is: How do you become an HR Generalist? In this article, we’ll briefly walk you through the roles and responsibilities of an HR Generalist. Knowledge of the HRIS is a must.

Did You Fire for Cause or Out of Retaliation?

Zenefits

Each time your small business (SMB) decides to fire, discipline, or demote a worker, be clear about the reasons before you act. Firing, demoting, and disciplining are among the adverse actions you may be unjustly taking against employees. How employers retaliate.

Superstore: America Ferrera Tackles Big-Box Retail

HR Daily Advisor

In Superstore , NBC has gifted us The Office -caliber employment law issues in a big-box retail setting. The show focuses on the fictional Cloud 9 Superstore in Missouri and its delightful staff of misfits, led by America Ferrera. The same assistant store manager publicly attempting to force the employee to agree that he had been sexually assaulted. EntertainHR employees employer Missouri The Office

What Is Insubordination? And How to Handle It

Zenefits

In a healthy workplace, employees generally respect the code of conduct. However, disruptive employee behavior is a fact of life, and when it strikes, it may take the form of insubordination. Employer” refers to anyone who has the authority to give the order.

Why a Strong HR Department Improves Your Business

Synergy

Throughout it all, there is one area that can make all the difference and yet is often relegated to a lower priority. After all, who processes the payroll? Who is conducting onboarding, processing hiring paperwork, or running trainings ? Despite being unrelated to an organization’s core business, HR responsibilities add up quickly for even the smallest of companies. Instances of harassment and discrimination can drop sharply.

The 100 Year History of the Human Resources Department

Visier - Talent Acquisition

The HR department has been around since early 1900s, and it’s changed a lot—from managing payroll, to enforcing equality laws, to the modern strategic business partner it is today. “HR” So, how did the idea of a department to manage “human resources” start?