While there exists no foolproof way to protect your workplace against the kinds of tragedies that we've seen lately, these few steps can go a long way to putting you in the best place to deter and respond.Read More
Fifty-two percent of workers indicated their employers have not distributed any communication regarding upcoming open enrollment periods. Thirty-nine percent said they were only somewhat prepared for open enrollments, while 26 percent said they were unprepared or very unprepared.Read More
If counseling qualifies as a covered medical exam, then employers, like WLAA, will have to rely on the statute's defense of job-relatedness and business necessity if an employee needs counseling.Read More
Here's a quick recommendation. Virtually every organization includes “respect,” stated one way or the other, as a core value.Read More
Teaching humans isn't usually as straightforward as teaching dogs. But the goals are the same. Read More
Companies nationwide are learning that sustainability has taken on a new holistic view of how the company treats the Earth and its inhabitants—particularly employees, stakeholders and customers.
In a lawsuit filed last year, London-based Aon has alleged that several of its former executives conspired with Newport Beach, California-based Alliant to solicit at least 40 other employees of Aon's construction services group to quit Aon and join Alliant.Read More
Traditionally, a negative performance review does not constitute an adverse employment action, unless 'the evaluation has an adverse impact on an employee's wages or salary.' Or does it?
Our company is helping to build a light-rail train line at an airport. A key objective: demonstrating on-time performance and service, even before trains are put into operation. We required our employees to clock in and out of work as a way of maintaining schedules, but the process generated complaints. Employees say we use it to snoop, and some managers have in fact used the clock time to discipline employees. How can we better manage the process and the communication?
—Uh-Oh, HR Generalist, transportation, Southeastern U.S.