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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How Our Policy Management Software Was “Perfect Timing” for HMSHost


Global companies find that the right Policy Management software helps them solve a glaring issue: The multitude of inconsistent policy documents and terms that can spring up as they grow. Policy Management is obviously a key challenge for a company of such size and scope.

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.

Tips for creating fair and friendly holiday policies [Video]


While this time of year is filled with cheer and celebration, it’s also important to make sure your company’s policies reflect fairness, equality and safety. Tip #2: Make sure your policies work with diverse religious beliefs. Blog HR Policies‘Tis the season!

How does your parental leave policy stack up? Is it fair? Equitable? Competitive?


And two current employment trends are putting additional pressure on employers to take a closer look at their current parental leave policies: Employees want better work-life balance as they seek a higher quality of life. The post How does your parental leave policy stack up?

The Goldilocks ATS Story

exible online job applications No features for hiring manager collaboration Limited user rights and policy management No interview scheduling tools Goldi then moves on to a smaller bed. FIND MY JUST RIGHT WHICH ATS IS JUST RIGHT? Long term contracts 5 ?gure gure price tags.

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

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

How to Create a Cybersecurity Policy

HR Gazette

Cyber attacks target organizations both large and small, so no matter what size your company is, you need a cybersecurity policy. A cybersecurity policy is your best defense against damaging cyber attacks and data losses. What is a Cyber Security Policy? Writing Your Policy.

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.

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.

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.

5 Questions to Ask When Considering a Flexible Work Policy


Related Article: NYC Employers: Updates Required to Paid Sick Leave Policy As employees’.

When medical marijuana laws and drug policies collide: Court says …

HR Morning

Zero-tolerance drug policy. The company had a zero-tolerance drug policy. That, combined with its zero-tolerance drug policy, should be enough for the company to rescind the job offer. This case demonstrates the potential pitfalls of zero-tolerance policies for companies in states with legalized medical marijuana. In these states, employers can’t rely on federal laws to defend their policies.

Every Cellphone Is a Security Risk, So What’s Your BYOD Policy?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Bring Your Own Device Employee Handbook & Policies Onboarding Virtual & Remote FeaturedIn the space of just a few years, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has transformed from an irregular practice to an integral part of the modern workplace.

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.

Death by 1,000 HR Policies


I also discuss policies and procedures as tools to guide the culture of the workplace. In my early hospital HR roles I held my policy book so close that you would think it was my version of a security blanket. Policies are just (too many) words on a page.

Establishing Policies for Remote Workers Is Vital

HR Daily Advisor

However, most of these companies lack established policies for their remote workers. The study’s findings also revealed the importance of establishing a policy for remote workers in today’s workforce. Here’s why you need an established policy for your remote workers.

Don’t Blame HR for Making all the Bad Policies

HR Ringleader

Policy manuals have been a topic of contention for years. Then there are those organizations who have a policy for everything. I can tell you from experience that HR is not writing all of your organization’s policies. We’d love nothing more than not needing a policy manual.

Policy changes? Here’s how to get employees on board

HR Morning

And when new policies go into effect, it can be tough to get everyone through the transition stress-free. KnowTechie , a business and technology blog, shared some pointers on how to get your employees on board with major policy changes. Nobody likes change.

Programs and Policies that Foster a Transparent Company Culture


It will also make business decisions and policies much easier. By applying this transparency to company policies and perks, we’ve seen these benefits. With that in mind, here are four ways you can integrate transparency into your company policies, traditions, and office perks.


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Crafting a PTO Policy for Your Growing Business


In fact, America is the only industrialized nation with no laws requiring paid vacation, according to the Center for Economic and Policy Research. The average American worker receives 10 days of vacation per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Phantom Policies and Rules

HR C-Suite

Like ghost and goblins, phantom policies may be creeping about in your organization [que evil laugh] Bwahahaha! Phantom policies are undocumented and not widely known rules or expectations. I don’t mean to frighten anyone. There may be phantoms lurking about your halls.

With Paid Leave Laws Expanding, You Need to Update Your Attendance Policies

TLNT: The Business of HR

Legal - Compliance & Policies Vacation, PTO, Sick Days & Holidays Featured legal issues parental leaveMinnesota might not stand out as a trendsetter (plaid shirts aside), but three cities have recently jumped on the national trend of paid sick leave laws.

Top 10 Employee Handbook Policies


Here's the Top 10 employee handbook policies employers need to have in their handbooks. Including this policy reinforces the at-will nature of employment. At-will employment: You can destroy the at-will employment relationship through promises made in an employee handbook.

3 Ways Compensation Policies Can Cause Employee Turnover


Did you realize that the way your company approaches compensation policy can actually create (or reduce) employee turnover? Organizations that have rigid compensation policies and practices may be causing employee turnover. For instance, if an employer sets a policy that limits pay increases for those workers with less than 18 months on the job, then high performers may leave before that time period elapses in hopes of higher pay at another competing organization.

“No Fault” Attendance Policies Must be Managed

OmegaHR Solutions

Make sure your attendance policy is well written and covers ADA and FMLA absences. Following this advice may keep you out of harm’s way as you administer your no-fault policy.

Tips for creating fair and friendly holiday policies [Video]


While this time of year is filled with cheer and celebration, it’s also important to make sure your company’s policies reflect fairness, equality and safety. Tip #2: Make sure your policies work with diverse religious beliefs. ‘Tis the season!

Tips On How To Structure Your PTO Policy

nettime solutions

Developing a vacation policy for a company is not as easy as some may think. What most employees and new hires don’t realize is just how much thought and time goes in to creating the ultimate vacation policy in order to provide them with a great accrual policy.

Dress code policy: 8 tips to address workplace grooming


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. Dress code policy vs. grooming guidelines. First things first: How are grooming guidelines different from a dress code policy? Policies and procedures

We Only Need One HR Policy


I’ve written, revised, edited, printed, emailed, posted and leveraged policies to make decisions over and over again. Too many times following the policies morphed into the focus of the work…instead of the work being the focus of the work. I’ve even seen policies called “Policy on.”