Lawsuits and legal complaints have been exploding nationwide over the past decade. Managers should know the basics of employment law to prevent legal disputes. How well do you know the law? Take this quiz.
When managers conduct job interviews, they walk a fine line. They have to be polite, assertive and aware of illegal questions. Here are the five most common mistakes managers make when conducting interviews.
Managers need to understand whether a request for leave could qualify as FMLA leave, and how to respond once a worker is on leave. An overview of the FMLA and the top five things managers need to know about the law:
A bad attitude that starts with one employee can quickly infect co-workers if you don’t rein it in. Here are the top 10 tips for confronting employees whose negative behavior has begun to affect the workplace.
Talking to employees about performance problems, attendance issues or an upcoming layoff can be difficult, but there are steps you can take to make those conversations easier. Here are four tips to help you.
As a manager, you know how important it is to use the correct employment terms with employees. Using the wrong terms can expose your company to expensive lawsuits. The top five “lightning rod” terms to avoid with employees:
While you can’t expect an employee to leave a termination meeting happy, you can take a few simple steps to calm the person down and reduce the chances that he or she will walk across the street to a lawyer’s office. Here are five smart tips for conducting terminations.