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Do You Have a Workplace Emergency Action Plan?

Yesterday’s tragedy in Boston has left me speechless. Boston seems to have been prepared, and at least by early accounts, the city’s early responders helped save many from suffering a worse fate. Employers can learn an important lesson from these ashes and tears—the importance of being prepared.

When an Employee Is Listed as a Sex Offender

Many Web surfers are keenly aware of the information available from states’ online databases, and when they discover that one of their co-workers is a registered sex offender, they take action. The tricky question for the employer is, what action should it take?

Big Issues and Small Challenges with Mergers and Acquisitions

Use this section to form a personal opinion on key issues or use it as a group tool to bring to the surface and address emerging issues for your organization.

Once you’re knee-deep in a merger, you may overlook some potential challenges. Here’s a list of reminders of what to expect and what to watch out for during a corporate marriage.

Sample Relocation Policy

Here's a sample relocation policy used by a company in the retail/wholesale trade industry.

A sample policy used by a 310-employee company for exempt employees. It also includes a sample expense estimate form.

Religious Accommodation for Muslim Employees

Employers should become familiar with Islamic practices and the Islamic dress code to ensure religious accommodation in the workplace.

Employers should become familiar with Islamic practices and the Islamic dress code to ensure religious accommodation in the workplace.

Interview Questions Legal or Illegal

Can you ask if an employee has been arrested? If they have a high school diploma? What organizations they belong to?

Can you ask if an employee has been arrested? If they have a high school diploma? What organizations they belong to?