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Have you or any of your organization’s supervisors ever given the go-ahead to hourly employees to work through lunch so they could leave work an hour early for a special occasion? Sure you have. Who hasn’t? But know this: Every time you do it, you’re probably breaking the law ...

Most employers would prefer employees focus on work and not the state of the world when they are on the clock. So how can you quell political arguments in the workplace? You must balance employees’ interest in speaking freely with your interest in maintaining order and productivity:
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We all know that an employee handbook confined to paper form can be tedious and expensive to update, but the reasons to consider a switch to an electronic format go far beyond cost and time considerations. “I really can’t emphasize one thing enough,” employment law attorney Anniken Davenport told a webinar audience in January, “which is that a properly implemented electronic version will allow management to track which employee accessed which section of the handbook, and when.”
HR mission statements can inspire the workplace and increase support from senior management and executive leadership.

When you mention to an employee who may be having personal problems that the company has an employee assistance program, make sure to do so in a generic and consistent manner.

Employee drug abuse continues to be the trend that just won’t go away. And it’s not just illegal drugs causing problems these days.
When employees understand the process that determines what they earn, they’ll also understand the kind of performance that’s rewarded. Here’s how to cultivate that understanding.
Noting that health care workers are more than four times more likely than other employees to experience workplace violence, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a new website to help health care providers curtail violence at work.
The HR Certification Institute has launched a new credential for practitioners who are just beginning their HR careers: the Associate Professional in Human Resources certification.