Tag: supervisors

Diversity

SHRM Session: How Non-Hispanic Supervisors Can Lead Hispanic Employees

We at the HR Daily Advisor are here at SHRM’s 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans. Yesterday I attended a session by Glenn Llopis, a best-selling author, columnist, and senior advisor to Fortune 500, entitled Leading Hispanic Employees (for Non-Hispanic Supervisors).

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Bereavement Leave Considerations

Employers are in a delicate situation when an employee needs to take bereavement leave—not only must they deal very sensitively with the employee who has suffered a loss, but they also must be sure to handle the situation in a way that is both fair (to all employees) and flexible (since each situation may be […]

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Texas

Texas TV Station Gets Cloudy Reception from Court on ADA Claim

As a child, you probably played a game in which one child whispers a “secret” into the ear of another child. The second child then whispers the secret into the ear of a third child and on and on until the last child in the circle whispers the secret into the ear of the first […]

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10th Circuit Upholds Dismissal of FMLA Claim Based on ‘Prejudicial’ Evidence

In a recent case, a federal district court judge excluded three pieces of evidence that a fired employee claimed helped prove his allegation that his employer, SAIA Motor Freight Line, LLC, interfered with his Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave by terminating him. The evidence was excluded, the jury found in favor of the employer, and the case was dismissed.

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Mock Robbery as Posttraining Exercise Leads to Lawsuit

Posttraining exercises provide opportunities for employees to apply what they learned in training and for management to gain insight into ways to improve future trainings. However, those exercises must be carried out in such a way that no one gets injured—physically or psychologically.

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Targeting FMLA Fraud And Abuse: 10 Tips for Training Supervisors

Just as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be complicated, so can getting your supervisors on the same page when it comes to administering FMLA leave. The following tips should help when training supervisors about FMLA leave and what they should do if they suspect fraud or abuse:

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Holiday Gift-Giving Guide: Office Edition

To gift or not to gift at work? That is the question many employees ask during the holiday season. In a recent survey from staffing firm Accountemps, the majority of human resources (HR) managers said it is acceptable for employees and managers to exchange presents in the office. Sixty-three percent of respondents noted it’s appropriate […]

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Will The New Overtime Regs Be a Train Wreck? You Tell Us!

It’s difficult to be in the American workforce right now without hearing about the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime regulations. We want to know what you think about them, how your organization is preparing for them, and what your organization will do once December 1st swings around.

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