Tag: Legal Performance Appraisals

Evaluations: How Can We Encourage Honest Performance Appraisals?

I’ve been reading about how important it is from a legal standpoint to give accurate performance appraisals, and when I look over ours, I know we’re not doing that—basically everyone is “good” or “excellent,” even though managers complain about poor workers. I know we’re going to get in trouble if we fire any of these […]

IRS Announces 2007 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

The Internal Revenue Service has released cost-of-living adjustments for contributions to employee retirement plans, including 401(k), 403(b), and 457 plans, as well as profit-sharing, SIMPLE, and SEP plans. For information on the new limits, go to the IRS website. 10 Tips for Effective, Legal Performance Appraisals Don’t let your performance appraisals fall by the wayside. […]

Employment Law Tip: A Performance Appraisal Check-Up

A performance appraisal system is key to helping employees grow and develop on the job and can help you to identify and reward your top performers. At the same time, a good system will assist you in identifying sub-par performers and developing plans to either improve their performance or weed them out. And, in today’s […]

Free Retirement-Planning Resource from DOL

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has published a new resource to help workers calculate the financial resources they’ll need to ensure a secure retirement. The new publication, “Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement Planning,” is specially designed to assist workers who are within 10 years of retirement to calculate their […]