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1. How the 'at-will' myth can leave employers exposed
The vast majority of states operate under the “at-will” doctrine of employment, which gives both employers and employees the right to terminate a working relationship at any time, for any reason – or for no reason at all.
Origional Story Date :5/15/2019
News | HR - HR Morning
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Outbound | Firing
2. Employee Satisfaction Surveys: How to Keep Teams Happy and Thriving
Employee satisfaction surveys are becoming common practice in companies that want to be at the top of their industry. That’s because it’s no longer enough for employees to simply show up for work, they have to also be satisfied and engaged with the work they’re doing to perform at a high level.
Origional Story Date :5/15/2019
News | HR - Business 2 Community
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Retention
3. Labor Board General Counsel's Review of Employer Work Rules a Mixed Bag | Jackson Lewis
The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) has issued an Advice Memorandum on whether unfair labor practice charges alleging four employer rules violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) have merit. In a Memorandum released on March 14, 2019, the GC concluded that the employer’s dress-code, confidential-information, and media-relations rules were lawful, but its cell-phone rule was unlawful.
Origional Story Date :5/20/2019
News | HR - Jacklewis
Human Resources | Legal | Laws & Regulations | National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
4. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Corporate Compliance Programs - What the Government is Looking For | Baker Donelson
The U.S. Justice Department has updated its "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs," a guidance document detailing topics and questions prosecutors should weigh when determining whether a company has demonstrated sufficient commitment to compliance that it can receive credit in a corporate settlement. This guidance, issued April 30, 2019, provides clarifications to earlier guidance on the Justice Department's expectations for compliance programs when determining whether to bring charges and negotiating plea or other agreements.
Origional Story Date :5/22/2019
News | HR - Baker Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz, PC
Human Resources | Operations | Compliance
5. Are you ready for intern season?
You’ll recall that last year, the DOL dropped its strict “six-factor test” for determining whether an intern qualifies as an employee entitled to at least minimum wage and overtime pay, under the FLSA.
Origional Story Date :5/15/2019
News | HR - HR Morning
Human Resources | Internship
6. Think positive: Turnaround tactics for negative employees
Negative employees aren't just difficult to lead, they can create pervasive and lasting damage to your team's collective culture, attitude, motivation and ability to succeed. Given that an estimated 70% of employees don't like their jobs, it's likely that you'll come up against at least one negative employee in the span of your management career.
Origional Story Date :5/12/2019
News | HR - Business Management Daily
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Employee Traits
7. 8 Signs an Employee is About to Quit (and What You Can Do About It)
Employee retention is absolutely vital for companies hoping to build sustainable success. In the short term, the cost of losing an employee is significant, costing anywhere between 100 to 300 percent of their salary. In the long run, high turnover can weaken succession pipelines, resulting in fewer capable, high-potential leaders who can step into a new position and perform up to expectations.
Origional Story Date :5/7/2019
News | HR - Business 2 Community
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Retention
8. Secrets for Better Performance Management
Strategies and techniques for improving individual and team performance evolve and new practices emerge but the overall concepts that make up performance management are well-known and widely implemented.
Origional Story Date :4/26/2019
News | HR - HR Morning
Human Resources | Operations | Performance Evaluation
9. What Motivates Different Generations Of Employee?
One of the hardest things about managing a team is understanding the correct approaches to take to motivate employees. For some individuals, it is simply financial incentives which motivate them not only to work hard but to push themselves and take their careers to the next level, whilst for others, money isn’t everything and the likes of flexible working, the opportunity to work from home from time to time or corporate days out are far more suited.
Origional Story Date :4/29/2019
News | HR - Business 2 Community
Human Resources | Operations | Management | Incentives & Motivation
10. The True Cost to Businesses of Employees Working While Sick
Everybody gets sick now and again, but in an economy where productivity is emphasized, many workers are tempted to show up even when theyre feeling under the weather. This trend of coming to work sick is known as presenteeism, and it carries significant risks to public health and costs businesses money.
Origional Story Date :5/7/2019
News | HR - Business News Daily
Human Resources | Operations | Personnel | Well-Being