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Workers Gave Up $52 Billion In Vacation, is it Time to End 20th Century Vacation Policies?

Blogging4jobs

non sick days or federal holidays). Mismanagement, or miscommunications about the policy though can lead to its own troubles. which is 4.9

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Let’s Eat! Meal Break Policies & Employee Compliance

Blogging4jobs

No policy seems to cause nearly as much frustration to managers, employees and HR as the dreaded meal break policy. POLICING LUNCH.

Clarifying Leave of Absence Policies

Blogging4jobs

Those situations are challenging enough without having to navigate the confusing waters of the various state and federal leave acts.

Who Will Be Affected by the FTC Changes? Everyone.

The Job Quest

Federal Trade Commission to store files on Facebook users’ posts. The key point in this is anything that is found (i.e.

Do Employees Read Break Room Signage Anyway?

Blogging4jobs

Back in 2009, I was the  HR Director at OfficeMax  and had to update my break room posters after the Federal minimum wage rate changed.

5 Cool Tools for Corporate Social Media

Blogging4jobs

Social media is here to stay. Here are some of my favorites to get you started. BuzzDing. Hootsuite. This is my new favorite social media desktop tool.

The FAA, Naps and Your Inclement Weather Policy: It's All Related, People.

HR Capitalist

The result is policy perfection. I know, I know. The air traffic controllers are saying they need naps to stay alert in the control tower.

Mobile at Work. It’s Not Just About Career Pages & Recruiting

Blogging4jobs

Interestingly enough that same graphic has your organization’s corporate mobile strategy or policies much further down the priority line.

HR Best Practices: Going Beyond Minimum Requirements

Blogging4jobs

For HR professionals, this means regularly reviewing employee handbooks and policies and making updates to remain in compliance.

Policies that you should fight

Evil HR Lady

How on earth does a policy such as this help the business? There are not any federal laws regarding vacation, but there are state laws. However, regardless of vacation laws, companies are bound by their own policies and handbooks. Now, if the manager says he won't violate policy, then this needs to be escalated.

Policies that you should fight

Evil HR Lady

How on earth does a policy such as this help the business? There are not any federal laws regarding vacation, but there are state laws. However, regardless of vacation laws, companies are bound by their own policies and handbooks. Now, if the manager says he won't violate policy, then this needs to be escalated.

Leave Policy Missing In Action

Evil HR Lady

You must have a leave policy in place. How all this fits with your disability (short and long term) policies Under what conditions a manager is allowed to hire a temp or contractor to fill the duties See, that's not so hard, right? Well, maybe compensation.) If you don't have a policy, managers are left not knowing what to do.

Leave Policy Missing In Action

Evil HR Lady

You must have a leave policy in place. How all this fits with your disability (short and long term) policies Under what conditions a manager is allowed to hire a temp or contractor to fill the duties See, that's not so hard, right? Well, maybe compensation.) If you don't have a policy, managers are left not knowing what to do.

Are You Prepared When You Land that Federal Interview?

Career Realism

Are You Prepared When You Land that Federal Interview? How confident are you at that point you could do what it takes to land that federal job?

Employee Handbook Basics for Small Businesses

Blogging4jobs

Even if you only have a handful of employees, having a basic handbook can lay the groundwork for solid HR policies as you grow.

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Consistent With Your Gender Identity: Dept of Labour Rule on Bathroom Use

Blogging4jobs

That is, as far as the Department of Labour is concerned, federal contractors cannot force transgender employees to use the wrong bathroom.

Part One: HR Basics for Small Businesses #hrbasics

Blogging4jobs

This requires clear policies, so employees know what is expected of them. Employee Handbook. Meal Breaks. Employee File Management.

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Beyond the Resume: The 7 Valuable Traits of a HR Professional

Blogging4jobs

Advanced knowledge of Federal and State Employment Law. You are a counselor at times, a policy enforcer at others. Relationship focused.

2014 46

Drugs at Work. Does Marijuana Make You a Better Employee?

Blogging4jobs

Federal law always trumps state law. No Tolerance Policy. Does the Legalization of Marijuana Keep You From Being Fired For Drugs at Work?

Telecommuters Get Lower Insurance Rates?

Telecommuting Journal

Robert Hunter, Director of Insurance for CFA and former Texas Insurance Commissioner and Federal Insurance Administrator. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Telecommuters Get Lower Insurance Rates? According to the CFA Consumer Alert, savings on car insurance could be anywhere from 10 to 15 percent.

Build a Culture of Workplace Flexibility

Blogging4jobs

State and federal laws have significant impact  on time off flex time policies. How time flies!  Business Insider ). Reduced Time.

Don’t Believe “The Big ‘At Will’ Lie”: 117 Reasons an “At Will” Employee Cannot Be Fired, and There’s Plenty More

Sklover Working Wisdom

If the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (“WARN”) is applicable, as it requires 60 days of notice before termination can be effective. If an Employee Handbook purports to create an “at will” employment relation, but sets forth a policy of notice or hearing before termination. You see it in Employee Handbooks.

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7 Questions to Ask Your Attorney Before Starting Your Side Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

Define company HR policy and create training materials and onboarding procedures. Career Girl. Limited liability partnership (LLP). Corporation.

2016 58

5 Tips for Landing a Government Job

Career Alley

Types of Jobs : Administrative : According to OPM, nearly 40 percent of federal workers are in administrative occupations. Google+. where.

“Can employers require medical information from job applicants?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

One federal law, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (or “GINA”) does forbid employment discrimination based on “genetic information.” This federal law became effective in November, 2009, and forbids the use of “genetic information” in any employment decision (if the employer employs 15 or more employees.) Is this legal?

With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility: Protect Data on Your HRIS #BigDataHR

Blogging4jobs

GINA (Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act) (Federal) genetic test results. Employers amass big data on their employees. Privacy Laws.

Superwoman in the Workplace

Blogging4jobs

This means our policies need to evolve to fit with the needs of our workforce. Shifting gender roles & the workplace.

6 Ways HR Can Protect the Return on Social Media Investment

Blogging4jobs

Mention such lists in your offer letter, job description and policies.  That’s a lot of hours, effort and content.  Offer Letter. Tweet This.

The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

According to the same MSNBC article, federal laws to prohibit social media password requests by perspective employers have even been suggested.

“What can I do if I was put on a Performance Improvement Plan in.

Sklover Working Wisdom

used the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and stayed at home with my daughter for 12 weeks. work for a non-profit in Baltimore.

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite

Blogging4jobs

President Obama requiring federal contractors to file employee salary data with the government will encourage companies to move toward transparency. 6.

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HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

HR Capitalist

The policy saves millions of dollars in labor costs,” according to unpaid overtime class action lawsuit. Ah yes. You know it, you love it.

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Millennial Unemployment Rate is 12.7 Percent in July

Resume Bear

percent (NSA). Additional notes:  the youth unemployment rate for 18-29-year-old  African Americans  for July 2012 is  22.3 percent (NSA). million.

5 Things to Remember When Hiring Your First Employees

Blogging4jobs

What will be the company policies on things like overtime, meal breaks and attendance? What paperwork needs to be completed? PLAN THE FIRST DAY.

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Weed in Colorado: Can Recruiters Screen Candidates for a Now Legal Drug?

The Undercover Recruiter

For those employers who have adopted a zero tolerance policy in the workplace, they have every right to continue drug screening and firing users.

My Boss Questioned Me About Personal Texts

Evil HR Lady

told my manager that 1) I keep my phone turned off and locked my locker during work hours, 2) if this person was texting on the clock it was their policy violation, not mine, and 3) I did not text anything negative about the manager or any coworkers (and that’s the truth). Frankly, in a pharmacy, it’s probably good policy.

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Top 10 Ways Employers Can Improve Leave Administration

Blogging4jobs

Have and communicate FMLA policies and rules to your employees. 9. Include a plain-language written leave policy in your employee handbook. 8.

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Top 5 #Workplace Blogs of the Week

Blogging4jobs

The FBI Is Thinking of Dropping Its Pot Policy. Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the  Top 5 Blogs in the #Workplace. TOP BLOGS OF THE WEEK.

I.R.S. Pays Employee $4.5 Million for Reporting Employer’s Tax Cheating Eight Elements You Need to Know

Sklover Working Wisdom

This followed Congress’s enactment of federal law to provide for such awards. The program is viewed by attorneys for employees as a win-win proposition for both our cash-strapped government and for employees, who carry the burden of paying their own fair share of federal taxes. “We don’t pay taxes; the little people pay taxes.”.

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Pepsi and the Art of Criminal Background Checks.

HR Capitalist

The agency says such blanket policies can limit job opportunities for minorities with higher arrest and conviction rates than whites.".