Tag: Best Practices

Managing Implications of Remote Employees Working in Multiple States

Remote work has been all the rage in recent years. Initially, employees were working from home because offices were closed by government mandate. While working from home, employees were usually working in the same town or neighboring suburb as their normal office space. As remote work has become a more permanent part of the white-collar […]

Ask the Expert: FMLA Eligibility Requires Treatment Within 7 Days of Incapacity

Question: One of our employees has been in and out with cold and flu symptoms, but he was recently diagnosed with strep throat. The leave originally wasn’t classified as Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, but because the official diagnosis occurred almost a month after the first missed workday, does the time he took off […]

Agility in Leadership Communication

Leading teams requires heightened focus in today’s business environment. Communication, one of the most fundamental leadership abilities, requires us to continually assess and advance how we are managing our interactions and connections with our people. It Starts With “Me” Based on my years of collaborating with numerous leaders, I have found that there is a direct […]

What We Learned From… Elevating the Employee Experience Day 2

HR Daily Advisor was in Denver, Colorado for HCI’s Elevating the Employee Experience (EEE) Conference last week! After three days of engaging speakers, here are some key takeaways we learned from last Friday’s sessions. Navigating Paradoxes DeRetta Cole Rhodes, EVP and Chief Culture Officer at the Atlanta Braves, says that employee engagement speaks t the culture of […]

Adjust Job Expectations for Employees on FMLA Leave

An employee’s performance is measured by the amount of work done. Fair enough. The employee takes Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave. Must the metrics of performance measurement be adjusted as a result? Earlier this year, by a 2-to-1 vote, a federal appeals court gave an emphatic “yes” in response. High-Pressure Job Marianne Wayland […]

What We Learned From… Elevating the Employee Experience Pre-Conference

HR Daily Advisor is in Denver, Colorado for HCI’s Elevating the Employee Experience (EEE) Conference! Wednesday marked the start of the event, and here’s what we learned from Sarah Deveraux and her workshop on human-centered design principals and how to innovate to enhance the employee experience. Design thinking is the first step in crafting human-centered […]

Ask the Expert: Should I Disclose Tracking of Company Vehicles?

Question: Are we obligated by law to disclose that our company vehicles are geographically tracked? If so, what is the best practice when advising employees their company cars will be trackable at all times? Answer: As a general rule, employers aren’t required to provide notice or obtain consent to install tracking devices on company-owned vehicles. There […]

Answers to Questions About Upcoming EEO-1 Reporting

It’s that time of year again! No, we’re not referring to spring. On Tuesday, April 30, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will open its portal for filing 2023 EEO-1 data. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Are you ready to report? Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about EEO-1 […]

Preventing Potential Pregnancy and Parental Leave Pitfalls in the Workplace

Most employers are generally aware that federal and state laws protect employees from adverse employment actions because of pregnancy, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and, potentially, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Employers should also be aware of and follow the Pregnant Workers […]

M&A Best Practices: Advice from a Healthcare CEO

The current circumstances around healthcare are forcing hospitals to take a hard look at consolidation, maybe more than ever before. Matt Heywood, CEO of Aspirus Health, is aware of that as much as anyone as the leader of a health system that just closed its own merger. Earlier this month, the Wausau, Wisconsin-based operator combined with Duluth, Minnesota-based St. […]