Pennsylvania state officials are encouraging government employees to figure out ways to spend less money and work more efficiently. Gov. Tom Corbett put out the call for “innovation initiatives” in March, and so far, 130 are in progress.
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Substance abuse in the workplace costs employers billions of dollars annually in lost productivity, absenteeism and theft, as well as workers' compensation, health insurance and medical costs. Here are employer guidelines for creating a workable substance abuse policy.
Office romances can not only have an adverse effect on workplace productivity, but can engender claims of favoritism, sexual harassment and retaliation. So employers should consider implementing a policy covering this topic. However, it is important to assess the pros and cons of strict workplace dating policies.
Insubordination can result when difficult employees intentionally disregard a direct order from a manager, or inadvertently cross the discipline line when company policy is involved. Knowing how to handle employee insubordination can go a long way toward avoiding legal consequences when discipline or discharge is necessary.