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When it comes to promotions, smart employers make sure they carefully document the selection process. That way, if an employee challenges the decision, the company will have something compelling to show the court.
Before you can fix a problem like offensive graffiti in the workplace, you have to know it exists. Short of conducting spot inspections, the only way you will know what’s going on away from headquarters and in the trenches is from employee and supervisor complaints.
The Fort Lauderdale law firm of Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. apparently has several openings. Tip for job-seekers: Don’t wear orange to the interview.
If you have an internal training program designed to help employees advance their careers, make sure that it doesn’t unintentionally spur sex or other discrimination lawsuits.
Here’s a lesson learned from an employer that responded correctly when an employee complained about sexual harassment. Not only did it conduct a thorough investigation that helped it win a lawsuit, but it also prevented another potential sexual harassment claim when it discovered even more egregious behavior—from the original complainant himself.
Q. Some of our employees are quite heavy. We’re concerned they may become a liability at insurance renewal time because we suspect they have health problems (they also smoke and eat junk food). Can we ban smoking near our premises and make the workplace a snack-free zone?
The Fairmont Hotel Resorts Kea Lani on Maui, Hawaii, got a lot of publicity, recruited a few new hires and taught its own staff a thing or two about energy conservation by lending Kil-A-Watt meters to its employees.
Each year, new employment laws go on the books and courts write thousands upon thousands of decisions interpreting old laws. Yet, year after year, many HR professionals reach up onto a dusty shelf to hand new employees the same old employee handbook someone wrote years ago—too often without a second of consideration whether the contents still pass legal muster.
HR wears many hats, one of the most important being keeping your organization out of court. An equally important—and related—hat is smoothing out the "people problems" that inevitably arise in any organization. Here's useful advice on how best to solve common employee problems.
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