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You should be able to easily pull up every employee’s disciplinary history and show that the employee received a copy, acknowledged an oral warning or was counseled. Consider what happened in the following case when recordkeeping lapsed.
Q. We would like to throw a Halloween party for our employees during working hours. Many want to wear costumes. Should we have a costume dress code? We are worried some employees may go too far.
Q. An employee uses his own smartphone to access company email and conduct work from home. The work is on his own initiative—it’s not required, but we’re aware of it. Are we obligated to pay any portion of his monthly bill?
Employees who are chronically tardy can cause just as many problems as those who don’t show up at all. Use these tips when counseling a chronically late employee:
It’s a common scenario: A manager rewards a top employee with a promotion to a supervisory role—and the employee struggles. When considering candidates for promotion to a supervisory position, look for these traits.
Q. Do we need a signed waiver before we post pictures of our staff on our website, Facebook page or other Web-based media?
Employees who participate in internal investigations into discrimination charges are protected from retaliation. That’s why it’s good policy to keep investigations confidential. Don’t divulge the names of cooperating employees to anyone who doesn’t need to know.
Certain combinations of foods can work especially harmoniously together and help boost your energy and health. Health writer Lisa Evans offers a few choice combinations to consider.
Here’s a good reason to post all promotion opportunities and let employees know where they can learn about openings. Employees can’t sue over missed promotions if they never bother to apply—as long as it’s clear how the promotion process works.
Finally, a measure that enjoys bipartisan support on Capitol Hill: a Senate resolution officially designating October as National Work & Family Month.