HR Departments Should Have Data Policies

HR Bartender

In fact, this is our opportunity to use our goal of keeping employee data confidential as the basis for updating our policies and procedures. There should be a data breach policy. I know none of us want to write this policy. Ask vendors to create and share their policies.

Company Telecommuting Policy Changes – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Policy changes can be emotional events as evidenced by today’s reader note. The new company did not have a telecommuting policy but agreed to keep telecommuters providing they live far enough away. Heck, even a CEO change can lead to dramatic changes in telecommuting policies.

Newsflash: HR Creates a Policy


Anywhere, USA – This morning we got word that someone in HR created a policy. We’re not sure what the policy was as of the time of this report; however, we were assured by our sources that it was “highly necessary” for the business to continue functioning.

An Important Discrepancy in Workplace Harassment Policies, Law

Ultimate Software

With the rise of the #MeToo movement, companies across industries and of every size are taking a closer look at their policies and training against harassment, of all forms, to determine whether changes need to be made. So, why include this obligation in a harassment policy?

Compensation Dictionary

Pay Policies 7. Your policies tell executives and managers how certain compensation-related transactions should take. Written guidelines or policies ensure the compensation plan is carried out as intended and, more. This is your crash course in the compensation. language.

An Open Letter to HR on Policies, Regulating, and Training (10 years later)


If Bob is making a lot of personal phone calls and missing out on his work, talk with him about it instead of doing the classic indirect email/announcement saying, “Just wanted to remind everyone of the phone policy. General Management Policy Training

What Should Your PTO Policy Look Like?

Cornerstone On Demand

Vacation, sick time, personal days—it's enough to make your head spin when you're trying to come up with a perfect paid time off (PTO) policy for your company. While there isn't a "perfect" solution that all businesses should adopt, there are some guidelines that will help you make the best PTO policy for your business. Unlimited PTO Some businesses—most notably Netflix—have adopted an unlimited vacation day policy.

Is it Time to Update Your Time & Attendance Policy?

nettime solutions

That includes reviewing your time & attendance policies. Your Time & Attendance Policies. Time & attendance policies help workers know what your organization expects when it comes to things like scheduling, absences, and time on the clock.

Creating HR Policies for Seasonal Businesses

Acacia HR Solutions

Due to the fluctuations in the need for staff, creating HR policies can be a difficult task. The post Creating HR Policies for Seasonal Businesses appeared first on Acacia HR Solutions. A good number of our clients run businesses that are seasonal in nature.

How to Turn a New Company Policy from Negative to Positive

HR Bartender

I recently had the chance to hear about how Kronos rolled out their open time off policy and I thought you would find it interesting. Both from the standpoint of the policy itself but also because of the challenges they experienced and how they addressed them. Internal research discovered one of the hurdles to attracting talent was their vacation policy. myTime: An “Open” Vacation Policy. Basically, it’s an “open” (aka unlimited) vacation policy.

Up Your Analytics Game: How to Empower People to Take Action

Speaker: Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management, Babson College

Canada Wins Big From ‘America First’ Trade And Immigration Policies

Forbes Leadership Strategy

trade and immigration policies have helped Canadian farmers export to China and Canadian universities attract more foreign students

Recent NLRB Advice on Employer Policies, Arbitration Agreements


On June 14, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of the General Counsel released two advice memoranda addressing common employment policies and arbitration agreements. Social Media, Confidentiality and Personal Device Policies.

Addressing workplace grooming policy issues: 8 tips


Does your business have a dress code policy? The good news is, dress codes and grooming policies are generally considered legal, as long as they’re not discriminatory. Keep reading to learn how grooming guidelines differ from (and build on to) a dress code policy.

3 Unique Company Vacation Policies

Great Place to Work

Ringing in the New Year: 10 Things HR Should Do Now

Speaker: Kirsten Goulde SHRM-SCP, M.S., Principal, K. Goulde & Associates,

Tips for creating smart corporate holiday policies


In this seasonal scramble, having effective corporate policies in place can help reduce confusion and alleviate some of the pressure. Here are four tips to keep in mind when thinking about your corporate holiday policies.

The Keys to Balancing Your First Relocation Policy

UrbanBound HR

Creating your first relocation policy can feel like being dropped in the middle of a desert with a bag of random tools and no map. Technology Relocation Policy HR

Could Lack of Meal, Rest Break Policy Violate California Law?


The company does not have a written meal and rest break policy and never scheduled specific breaks for its drivers. It therefore asked the California Supreme Court to answer two specific questions: Does the absence of a formal policy regarding meal and rest breaks violate California law?

Parental Leave Policy Options

HR Daily Advisor

Note: Most employers today that are offering a voluntary parental leave policy do not differentiate which parent takes the leave (with the exception of pregnancy-related leave). The post Parental Leave Policy Options appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

and policies - and HR has to support all of them. policies like benefits, paid time off, and tuition reimbursement. It’s a heavy burden to keep track of policies manually - and. of policy changes made to comply with changing laws. requirements and company policy.

4 Policies That Encourage a Family-Friendly Company Culture


When an employee walks into the office, they bring their experiences, their emotions, and their responsibilities. This all affects how an employee performs, how they relate to others in the workplace, and how they view their company. For many of us, family is a key component of this context.

Washington policy update: September 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin

Bersin with Deloitte

Robert Davis is a managing director in Deloitte Consulting LLP and leads the Washington Rewards Policy Center of Excellence, dedicated to informing practitioners and clients about legislative and regulatory developments relating to employer-sponsored rewards programs.

Why It’s High Time to Revisit Your Drug Policy

Cornerstone On Demand

A good friend of mine is particular about where he works—but his deal breakers aren't the usual suspects, like a generous vacation policy, flexible hours, gym stipends or free lunch. Corporate Policy vs. Public Opinion. Talent Management Talent Management Drug Policy

That’s Entertainment! Coupling Policy Management with Workflow Automation


Mitratech now offers a proven pair of solutions that integrate for policy management automation. Coupling Policy Management with Workflow Automation appeared first on Mitratech. The post That’s Entertainment!

Compensation 101: A Beginner's Guide to Compensation Management

market value for the job Update Policies Ensure that the comp plan is carried out as intended Clarify Processes Provide tactical steps for the organization to follow We’ll work through all of these as we move through this ebook. policy for handling outliers.

Creating an Unlimited PTO Policy

Patriot Software

And, some employers may even offer unlimited PTO policies. Have you considered creating an unlimited PTO policy for your employees? What is an unlimited PTO policy? Companies that offer PTO or vacation time to employees have the option of providing unlimited PTO policies.

The New #FLSA Overtime Changes: Make Sure Company Policies Are Aligned

HR Bartender

Exploring the Overtime Policy Piece. Whenever a change in the law could affect how employees are paid and classified, we have to look at how it impacts the two most important pieces of our organizational culture: people and policy. Additional Policy Considerations.

A Few Thoughts on Parental Leave Policies

Something Different

One of the criticisms leveled against Netflix’s policy here is that it doesn’t cover some (or all) employees in its DVD distribution and customer service groups.

Leadership Tips: Honesty As A Policy

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Employing dishonesty as it’s convenient may be the tempting path, and maybe even one that some can justify in their own minds as a necessary ill to serve a greater good; after all, what harm could a few lies do in the grand scheme of things

Policy Management and Risk – A Critical Connection


GRC managers can't afford to ignore how vital strong policy management has become. The post Policy Management and Risk – A Critical Connection appeared first on Mitratech. Blog Post Policy Management compliance featured governance risk and compliance GRC live-blog policy management risk and compliance management

Washington policy update: August 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin

Bersin with Deloitte

Another question is what, if any, responsibility the employer will have for the individual health insurance policies employees purchase with their ICHRAs. The post Washington policy update: August 2019 Benefits and Compensation Bulletin appeared first on Capital H Blog.

Are Your Employment Law Policies in Compliance?

HR Counselor's Corner

Have you reviewed your policies and practices lately? When reviewing your policy make sure: Background checks comply with Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Create or review employee policy handbooks. The post Are Your Employment Law Policies in Compliance?

A 10-Point Checklist for Picking a Policy Management Software Vendor


The post A 10-Point Checklist for Picking a Policy Management Software Vendor appeared first on Mitratech. Blog Post Compliance & Risk Management Policy Management compliance featured governance risk and compliance GRC live-blog policy management risk and compliance management

Global Voices EMEA: Communicating your Code of Conduct Policy


What are the best practices for communicating employee policies? The post Global Voices EMEA: Communicating your Code of Conduct Policy appeared first on Mitratech. Natalie FitzHugh explains.

Where’s your flexible working policy?


Almost all organisations will have a flexible working policy, even if all it’s doing is stating the minimum requirements of the legislation. But where is it? Where on your intranet, where in your managers guidance, your welcome booklet or your … Continue reading → Other Stuff