Employers know that a negative working environment can quickly snowball and become unmanageable. It can impact not just morale but also eventually productivity and turnover, leading to escalating costs and problems.
Category: HR Management & Compliance
There are dozens of details to take care of in the day-to-day operation of your department and your company. We give you case studies, news updates, best practices and training tips that keep your organization fully in compliance with ever-changing employment law, and you fully aware of emerging HR trends.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic presents unprecedented challenges for any employer seeking to provide a healthy working environment. To help mitigate some of the uncertainty, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued updated guidance for employers considering screening and testing protocols for employees and job applicants.
Last week, we discussed the signing of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) into law, as well as the revisions it underwent as it went through the legislative process. On March 24 and 26, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced its first two rounds of published guidance concerning the […]
While remote work is the norm for many across the globe (43% of workers, in fact), the rest of us are relatively unaccustomed to this lifestyle. Figuring out how to be just as productive at home as you are in the office can be a huge adjustment. So as a manager, how do you continue […]
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing disruptions throughout society, and government agencies aren’t immune from the need to make changes to normal practices.
By the time you read this article, you have probably already been personally affected by the economic ramifications of the coronavirus. Many organizations have already begun rounds of terminations. Others have opted for mandatory furloughs for employees. Still others have opted for some combination of the above, along with other measures, to keep them afloat […]
The fast spread and intense media coverage of the COVID-19 virus have placed renewed attention on work-from-home arrangements for sick or presumably sick employees, but the issue is far from new.
Let’s face it: Not every employer has the ability to allow workers to work from home in order to minimize human contact and reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and because of this, many employers have been forced to close their doors or reduce their hours of operation.
Employee burnout comprises a real challenge for employees and employers alike. But what creates the conditions for burnout? And how can employers help prevent it from happening in the first place?
Most employers perform some type of background screening as a condition of employment after someone has accepted a job offer. Let’s take a look at some of the most common types of background checks employers conduct.