Article Contributor: John Boggs, Esq Here’s the scenario: you require employees to use company-owned vehicles and travel from their homes to different places each day. Each morning before leaving home, the employees spend only a couple of minutes logging onto the company’s computer network to retrieve the day’s assignments. At the end of the work […]
Article Contributor: Jim Radogna Back when I was a green-pea salesman, I listened carefully to everything the closers and sales managers said. These guys were good! It seemed that no matter what the customer said, they had an answer. So I listened and learned. When I got my shot and became a closer, I carefully […]
When an employee expands their family they will have questions about options for maternity or paternity leave. Here are a few things to consider when an employee requests maternity/paternity leave. Maternity/paternity leave typically refers to the time parents take off during and after the birth of their child, however, company policies vary. Under federal law, […]
Article Contributor: Kathryn Carlson Navigating The Family Medical and Leave Act (FMLA) can be a complicated process. FMLA includes many rules and regulations. The simple explanation is as follows; employees who work for a company that is required to provide FMLA are entitled to take twelve weeks of unpaid leave under FMLA over a twelve […]
Article Contributor: Jim Radogna Every day dealerships collect personal information from consumers, including names, addresses, credit history, phone numbers, bank numbers, and Social Security information. The federal Safeguards Rule, enacted in 2003 and enforced by the Federal Trade Commission, requires dealerships to have a security plan in place that will sufficiently protect client’s confidential information. […]
Article Contributor: Eric Schmitz Accidents in the workplace have always plagued businesses. Some might say accidents are inevitable, but usually, even the most serious catastrophes have a simple preventable solution. Unfortunately, minor neglect does not only lead to minor problems. Sometimes the most disastrous events occur as a result of something as simple as overlooking […]
Pregnancy in the Workplace: Accommodating Employees while Adhering to the Americans with Disabilities Amendment ActHR
Article Contributor: Kathryn Carlson The Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAAA) protects a broader range of people than many managers realize; it also protects individuals with less permanent disabilities, such as pregnancy. Many states have their own guidelines and rules regarding reasonable accommodation, but there are a few small things that managers can do to […]
Your employees are a company investment, one that should be protected. Studies found that 83 percent of 900 North American employees polled plan to seek new positions in 2015. While it can be difficult to foster employee engagement, there are solutions that create a positive work environment that drives performance as well as job satisfaction. […]
Selecting HR software, also referred to as HRIS (Human Resources Information System) or HRMS (Human Resources Management System), is an important decision. With the right tools and capabilities, specifically selected to align with your business objectives, you will improve the efficiency of your human resources managers and administrators, increase employee satisfaction, ensure compliance with state […]
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