A new, enterprise-grade interaction platform gives employers an opportunity to use videoconferencing without the cost and complexity of traditional videoconferencing and webinar tools, according to the company that released it.
Complimentary Webinar: Training ROI: Investing in Training Date: Thursday, February 09, 2017 Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time Training, the key to development, engagement, retention, and productivity and compliance. Developing employees’ abilities and knowledge on everything from compliance and job-related skills to leadership and communication is critical. But how valuable is training? We recently found […]
As the name implies, collective bargaining involves negotiating (bargaining) on behalf of a group (collectively). In other words, it’s negotiating for changes for a group—in this case—employees of an organization or industry. The term “collective bargaining” usually refers to the negotiations that ensue between a union (representing the employees) and the representatives of the employer […]
Consider the following situation: You hired a worker through a staffing agency. He or she works in your place of business. But, is he or she your employee? How do you know? Today, attorney Deanna Brinkerhoff helps us understand this tricky situation. Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm Holland & […]
By Rickard Hansson, CEO and founder, Incentive When employees aren’t engaged, they start looking elsewhere. Employee turnover can end up costing a company big bucks, between recruiting, salary and benefits, onboarding and training and more. In a report by Training magazine, companies spent an average of more than $1,200 annually per employee in training costs. […]
An interest in increasing employee engagement is prompting leaders in some organizations to get more actively involved in training, says Stacey Engle, vice president of marketing for Fierce, Inc., a leadership development and training company.
In yesterday’s Advisor we looked at a few examples of recent wins for employers in the courts concerning federal discrimination lawsuits. Today, we present another example. Regardless of the type of claim that comes your way, having good documentation and following the rules can usually protect you, as it did in these cases.
We constantly hear about cases where employers are found to be in violation of federal regulations and are summarily fined and, often, successfully sued. Today, we’ll look at when claims against employers don’t hold up in court and what you can learn from them.
There is really no absolute definition of an independent contractor. The important distinction, from the point of view of an employer, is that an independent contractor is an individual who is performing services for the employer but who is not an employee.
Audit is such a dreaded word. Who wants to be audited? Pretty much no one. But if you get audited, wouldn’t it be better if you were prepared and had a reasonable belief that no issues would be found?