Having children is a momentous occasion for anyone and often means big changes in one’s personal life. But for those of us in the working world, our personal lives are often inexorably intertwined with our work lives.
The United States has a very large number of employment and labor laws and regulations. Compliance with these rules can often be a daunting task, especially for smaller businesses without the luxury of a full-time HR or compliance staff.
Complain about me to EEOC? I don’t think so. No raise for her. Sound like any of your managers? Retaliation is the dumbest thing managers and supervisors do.
We laugh at the old saw, “No good deed goes unpunished.” Unfortunately, it’s no laughing matter when untrained supervisors and managers try to show that they are going to be good bosses.
There are few times in business as treacherous as the first few months for new supervisors. They have new-found power and are eager to do the right thing—but they don’t know what it is.
The concept of presenteeism is when employees are at work, but they are not as productive as they could be because they’re not feeling well. However, they’re not feeling sick enough to take a day off or they don’t have days off to take.
A warehouse maintenance worker who suffers from migraine headaches filed a suit against his former employer saying, among other things, that his supervisor retaliated against him for taking medical leave. The alleged retaliation included being denied certain refresher safety training.
By Kate McGovern Tornone In yesterday’s Advisor, BLR® editor Kate McGovern Tornone laid out the facts of a case where an HR manager wasn’t careful in communication. Today Tornone reveals the outcome of the case—and why it could’ve been prevented with good HR training.
By Kate McGovern Tornone Missteps on the part of HR can lead to legal hot water—and it’s important that your HR managers are trained properly. To illustrate this, BLR® editor Kate McGovern Tornone examines a recent court case.
Yesterday’s Advisor provided five tips for training your supervisors on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and how to prevent fraud and abuse. Today we’re providing five more tips on navigating this complex regulation.