In pursuit of customer satisfaction, employers may be inclined to take a hands-off approach when customers or other third parties exhibit discriminatory conduct towards their employees. This can be a costly mistake.
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Processing payroll has a lot of variables. Organizations need to understand federal, state, and local income tax requirements; how to process wage garnishments; how to set up payments for any benefits that come out of payroll, etc. There are also regulatory and compliance issues like the distribution of W-2s.
Business owners and employers know they need to comply with privacy laws, but the scope of the compliance has expanded. In the past, organizations created general privacy policies, posted them on their websites, and went about their business. Today, privacy compliance requires more. Organizations must complete both external and internal tasks to create a successful […]
The ripple effects of the COVID-19 crisis continue to increase as the unemployment rate rises to levels we haven’t seen since the Great Depression.
The modern workplace is full of complex technologies, whether they be mechanical, telecommunications, software, or others. For most companies, it’s not economical or efficient to develop such tools internally.
There is a saying in the outplacement business after any reduction in force that managers should “re-recruit” their employees by reminding them how valuable they are. Companies are particularly vulnerable at that time because employee turnover usually spikes. A tool to help re-recruit employees is the stay interview. Stay interviews are conversations with employees about […]
Does your organization offer relocation assistance or any form of relocation benefits?
The Texas Supreme Court recently issued a decision that may put some employers at ease.
21st Century Oncology, Inc. (21CO) has agreed to pay $2.3 million in lieu of potential civil money penalties to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and adopt a comprehensive corrective action plan to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and […]
Mad Men can be tough to watch for an employment lawyer. I was thinking of this while watching the show’s most recent episode, “New Business.” In a particularly cringe-worthy scene, Harry Crane propositions Megan under the pretense that he can help get her acting career back on track. Harry is a buffoon and a jackass, and I wondered […]