HR Documentation

LGBT laws and regulations are making news. Is it time for an HR audit?

Posted on: June 1st, 2016 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Documentation, Our Blog, Our Workplace

States all over the country are dealing with legislation regarding sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination. Most notably, North Carolina enacted a new law that prevents the state’s cities and counties from passing their own anti-discrimination rules. It instead imposes statewide standards that leave out both sexual orientation and gender identity. In March, Georgia, Governor…

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Pennsylvania’s gone to pot. What will medical marijuana mean for employers?

Posted on: April 28th, 2016 | Category: Employee Handbooks, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Documentation, Human Resources, Our Blog

On April 17, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf signed the bill legalizing medical marijuana in the Pennsylvania. Employers in the state, like those in 23 others across the country, will now need to heed the protections offered to patients who use pot for medicinal purposes. Is your company ready for this? What are you required to…

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Mind what you put in those emails and voicemails: a basic but often forgotten HR lesson

Posted on: March 19th, 2015 | Category: Employee Relations, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Our Blog

We’ve written in the past about the benefits of keeping good documentation in order to prevent human resources issues from popping up later on down the line, and to protect your business. Today, however, we’d like to discuss the flipside: ways to not create bad documentation. We are talking about inappropriate comments, intentionally or unintentionally…

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Pregnant UPS Drivers, Breastfeeding and Mooing Employees: HR in the Headlines

Posted on: January 8th, 2015 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Documentation, Human Resources, Our Blog

Motherhood has made human resources headlines lately, and employers everywhere are watching how two interesting stories unfold. The first involves a much-publicized case coming before the Supreme Court regarding a pregnant UPS delivery person who was fired. The second involves a breastfeeding mom who claimed coworkers harassed her about expressing milk in a private room…

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Will You Know What to Do If a Harassment Complaint Hits?

Posted on: November 12th, 2014 | Category: Employee Relations, HR Documentation, HR Training Programs, Human Resources, Our Blog

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FILED UNDER “NO KIDDING”: Harassment complaints are nothing to take lightly. They can be expensive, disruptive and damaging to your company in so many ways. FILED UNDER “WHAT THE…”: Way too many businesses are ill prepared to deal with a harassment complaint when one is filed. Not good, people. Not good. We recently came across…

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The Yahoo Effect: How Sexual Harassment Cases May Unfold Moving Forward

Posted on: August 28th, 2014 | Category: Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Documentation, Human Resources, Our Blog, Terminations

We read with great interest on the blog Corporate Council, about an incident last April in which a Yahoo, Inc. software engineer came forward to human resources and claimed that her boss had harassed her by pressuring her to have sex. The allegations went on to say that after a relationship occurred and was broken…

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It’s Summertime, Summertime, Sum-Sum-Summertime, Summertime Dre-e-e-e-ess Code

Posted on: May 22nd, 2014 | Category: Employee Relations, HR Documentation, Human Resources, Our Blog, Talent Management

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Summer is just a few weeks away. Here come the flip flops, sleeveless shirts, shorts, tank tops and other warm-weather gear on their long-awaited journey out of the back of our closets and into our daily wardrobes. Are you ready to don your summer outfits? More importantly, do your employees know what is acceptable summer…

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Workplace Monitoring Issues: Government Surveillance Agency Edition

Posted on: May 1st, 2014 | Category: Employee Relations, Government Regulatory & Compliance Issues, HR Documentation, Human Resources, Our Blog

We recently learned that the National Security Agency (NSA) has its own version of “Dear Abby”, thanks to leaked documents by former security contractor Edward Snowden. The advice column, written by an agency veteran under the pseudonym “Zelda”, appears to indicate that the NSA offices have some of the same human resources issues as other…

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Don’t Overlook This Important Employee Handbook Detail

Posted on: February 6th, 2014 | Category: Employee Handbooks, HR Documentation, Our Blog

Get it signed! We have discussed the importance of having a well-written, clear employee handbook here on our blog in the past, and for good reason. They are awesome! Really, they are. For the following reasons, handbooks are valuable human resources tools: They keep everyone up-to-date with new government regulations and compliance. They outline what…

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Putting That in Writing? Better Read This First.

Posted on: November 14th, 2013 | Category: Employee Relations, HR DirectLink Service, HR Documentation, Human Resources, Our Blog, Terminations

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  Oh, the joy that is HR Documentation. Sarcasm: That’s how you do it. All joking aside, before you write your next review, incident report or any other human resources written records, we recommend that you read “The 4 Most Serious Sins of Documentation” by Steve Bruce over at HR Daily Advisor. The article gives…

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