Why should you post your benefits info on the web — and not just the company’s intranet system?
A lot of employees, especially your troublemakers (you know who they are), think they’re safe when they leave the work premises. They’re not.
Employee handbooks are supposed to protect the company. But thanks to these common mistakes, many policy manuals are a lawsuit waiting to happen.
Be careful what you write in employee handbooks. Seemingly innocent mistakes or careless wording can create major liabilities.
HR pros may want to take a closer look at their employee handbook — and ASAP.
It’s an easy task to overlook. But keeping your employee manual up to date is crucial in today’s ever-shifting maze of workplace rules and regs.
Employment handbooks are a valuable tool for employers and can be used to set some employer-friendly terms. But there are lines that can’t be crossed. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently ruled that an employer went too far when it incorporated a handbook provision that said employees had to file all […]
Every organization has a few employees like this: People who think their benefits are an entitlement.
OK, you’ve finally hooked the candidate you’ve been coveting for that key position. What’s your plan for getting ’em up to speed — and happy they joined you?
If you’re one of the thousands of companies that offer flex-time, this new disability decision will likely be of special interest.
In an ideal – if boring – world, employees would show up for work on time every day, exceed standards in their day-to-day duties, get along perfectly with their bosses and co-workers, and follow every company rule. Alas, we don’t live in an ideal world. And that’s where the concept of progressive discipline comes in. […]
Companies change. Their size changes. Their businesses change and get updated. Then shouldn’t their employee handbooks change and get updated? You can do it, and even get help doing it, without breaking the bank.
The percentage of employees for whom English is a second language continues to rise. How do you communicate with such employees about their benefits?
How much control do employers have over their employees’ use of social media? Different considerations are relevant depending on whether the employer is public or private. In a recent ruling, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided that a private employer did not improperly interfere with the rights of its employees when it imposed several […]
It’s not just social media policies that are drawing the attention of the National Labor Relations Board. The NLRB’s also focusing on the “at will” clause contained in many company handbooks.
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