How to balance employee time-off requests

  • October 20, 2021

The holiday season is upon us, and for most employers that also means a tsunami of time off requests are incoming. Many people take time off at the end of the year to...

Examples of ADA accommodations

  • October 18, 2021

While most organizations with 15 or more workers know they are subject to the terms of Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), confusion sometimes exists...

Tesla faces record race bias verdict

  • October 15, 2021

A jury has ordered Tesla, the electric car maker, to pay a contract worker $137 million for the race discrimination and harassment he suffered at the hands of Tesla...

ADA reasonable accommodation checklist

  • October 11, 2021

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) helps people with disabilities receive the same rights and equal opportunity as everyone else. At the heart of the ADA, as it...

How to deal with difficult coworkers

  • October 08, 2021

Everyone has to deal with difficult coworkers — even your favorite team members can sometimes be a bit hard to work with. While you might not always be able to take a...

COVID vaccine mandate sample policy

  • October 07, 2021

There is no firm timetable yet, but OSHA will soon be rolling out its emergency temporary standard (ETS) requiring employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their...

Your October payroll questions answered

  • October 05, 2021

So before we turn our attention to post-season baseball, let’s sort through some pandemic-related payroll questions that have come to our attention. Must we factor...

Employee gets ticket in company car: Who pays?

  • October 04, 2021

Whether the driver is salesman Frank who makes daily business calls or administrative assistant Megan who transports herself and a few colleagues to training sessions at...

How to sell an idea to your boss

  • September 30, 2021

Want to know how to sell an idea to your boss? We have all the solutions right here. One of the biggest hurdles employees have is getting managers and stakeholders...

10 Qualities every good manager needs to have

  • September 28, 2021

A single definition of a “good manager” does not exist. Leaders possess a variety of management styles, so finding a modus operandi that’s authentic and effective...

Managing conflict in the workplace

  • September 24, 2021

Managing conflict in the workplace is always difficult, but with the right tactics, it can be made easier. Handling conflict in a mature and peaceful manner is a great...