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The compliant process to investigating grievances

By |2019-08-17T19:51:11+00:00August 17th, 2019|Employee Management|

The compliant process to investigating grievances Workplace misconduct has become a hot topic in the national media, shining a light not only on the extent of harassment taking place but also on the intolerance people are developing for it. Ignoring employee complaints or grievances can be illegal, but if how you choose to handle the

Best practices for hiring new employees

By |2019-08-17T19:25:02+00:00August 17th, 2019|Employee Management|

Best practices for complaint interviewing Hiring the right talent for your business is important, but conducting interviews appropriately to comply with state and federal laws is crucial. There are laws that are enforced by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to protect applicants for any potential adverse effects that may occur during and after

8 OSHA trainings businesses should provide

By |2019-08-17T19:53:11+00:00July 7th, 2019|Employee Management|

8 OSHA Trainings Businesses Should Provide OSHA's primary goal is to keep people in the workplace safe from injury and illness. Whether you own an office supply store or a construction company, you must train employees on general health and safety concerns. I have listed eight areas where proactively training your employees can save you

Employee training and what is required

By |2019-07-07T03:06:35+00:00July 7th, 2019|Employee Management|

Employee Training and What is Required Being responsible for the safety and well being of your employees as well as your business is a big responsibility. Implementing a training program for managers and employees will help reduce mistakes, improve production, and create a healthy work environment. Here I will discuss the training that is required

OSHA records and recording

By |2019-07-07T02:58:39+00:00May 27th, 2019|Compliance|

OSHA Records and Recording The occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) requires certain employers to keep records to identify hazardous areas, inform employees the status of the workplace safety and health, and provide data for a nationwide survey of occupational injuries and illnesses. The records are also reviewed during every OSHA consultation visit and workplace

6 Free Employee Benefits that Won’t Cost Your Company Anything

By |2019-05-27T19:12:14+00:00May 27th, 2019|Employee Management|

6 Free Employee Benefits that Won’t Cost Your Company Anything Employee benefits like health insurance, paid time off, and retirement plans cost the company money but are attractive to potential employees. A small business on a budget can offer benefits to employees that will increase their work-life balance, making them feel loved and nurtured without

Everything You Need to Know about the I-9 Form

By |2019-05-27T19:02:12+00:00May 27th, 2019|Compliance|

Everything You Need to Know about the I-9 Form The I-9 form is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) document used to verify a person's identity and employment eligibility for employment in the United States. Federal law requires that a I-9 form be completed for all employees and can result in hefty fines if you

5 Steps for Staying HR Compliant

By |2019-05-27T18:38:06+00:00May 27th, 2019|Compliance|

5 Steps for Staying HR Compliant Becoming complacent with the small HR tasks can leave your businesses vulnerable to state and federal penalties. Here is a list of ways to help you be pro-active to keeping your business HR complaint. 1. Check your poster wall Every employer is required to have a poster titled "Equal

6 Types of Personnel Files You Need and Who Can Have Access

By |2019-05-27T18:25:50+00:00May 27th, 2019|Compliance|

6 Types of Personnel Files You Need and Who Can Have Access Personal information about employees must be protected in a locked filing cabinet, but the security doesn't stop there. Housing different information in different types of employee files will protect against managers, supervisors, or other authorized staff members accidentally gaining access to sensitive information.

Employee handbooks are like insurance policies: They’re worth the investment

By |2019-04-30T16:42:46+00:00April 27th, 2019|Employee Handbooks|

Employee handbooks are like insurance policies: They're worth the investment Many small businesses sense a need to have an employee handbook, but for various reasons haven’t made it a priority to put one in place. Perhaps you own or help run one of these small businesses. To be honest, with the demands on most small