Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: The company is getting ready to announce a no-raise policy, and HR has to figure out a way to soften the blow.
Policy & Procedures
Even though most companies offer paid sick time anyway, will HR face new problems if this becomes the law?
Disciplining problem employees can get tricky for managers — especially when it’s a lax performer who just got back from medical leave. Here’s how to protect your company against retaliation suits.
When HR exec Peter Tortorice came to his company, the suggestion box was something most employees avoided. One change, however, turned that around and resulted in great responses.
If you let employees donate extra PTO to their co-workers, watch out for these legal pitfalls.
Offering employees time to volunteer can be an effective, low-cost way to improve recruitment and retention. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your program.
Most companies have policies about employees’ access to the Internet and use of electronic devices. The dirty little secret is that most of those policies don’t work.
Work this one out with your Payroll people: How would you compensate employees with property — in this case, a cemetery plot?
Something to discuss with your CFO: Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI). But before you do, get the key details about it.