Let’s Eat! Meal Break Policies & Employee Compliance

Workology

As you are chewing on the sandwich made from your Christmas ham or finishing the last gingerbread cookies, it is a good time to start thinking about your company’s meal break policy. Meal break policies and practices have come under a lot of scrutiny in California.

Five Steps to Better Wage & Hour Compliance

Workology

With that said here is my list of 5 things that may help you to better wage & hour compliance. Make sure they understand not only the rules but also company policy on how to deal with issues as unauthorized overtime, breaks, meal times, travel time and “donning and doffing” time.

The Compliance Downside of Big Data

Workology

However, at the same time having worked in the compliance arena for as long as I have, I try to be conscious of issues that might arise as we progress in HR. HR big data big data analytics complianceThe use of big data in human resources is all the rage today. More and more companies, at least the large ones, are collecting and using employee and prospect data to be able to make determinations about their workforces.

5 Steps to Better Wage & Hour Law Compliance

Workology

With that said here are five (5) steps to better wage and hour law compliance. Wage and Hour Compliance Tips. Create the appropriate policies. This includes a “Safe Harbor” policy to help protect you in case mistakes do get made. The Official Disclaimer.

Fired Compliance Officer Strikes Back – Is Awarded $51 Million for Doing So

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : John Slowik, the former Chief Compliance Officer of Olympus America, Inc., Slowik had worked for Olympus for 18 years, starting as a finance manager, and through a series of promotions, in February, 2009 was appointed Olympus’s first-ever Chief Compliance Officer. He had no healthcare compliance background, and had only one employee, who also had no compliance background. Begin compliance training for all employees.

Discrimination, Contracts, & Compliance, Oh My! #ELBC is Here!

Workology

Compliance. With 2015 quickly coming there are a few compliance issues that companies shouldn’t wait to start. Things such as raising compliance concerns, improving trust during investigations and the resolution process, plus a bonus tip that I will make you click through to read. Lorene from WinWinHR blog shares insightful tips on how to keep your company compliance running strong into the new year.

Compliance, Risk and Ethics Officers – Best Practices to Gain Job Security

Sklover Working Wisdom

In 2008 I represented Joseph Sullivan, a Chief Compliance Officer of New York-based hedge fund Peconic Partners. We initiated Sullivan’s lawsuit in New York Supreme Court, claiming, in essence, that objecting to compliance failures was Sullivan’s very job, and so Peconic’s firing him for doing his job was a breach of his employment contract. No Court in New York had ever made such a ruling on behalf of compliance, risk or ethics officers, but we were determined to change the law.

Updating the Break Room: Set Up, Policies & Keeping it Clean

Workology

From a policy standpoint, it gives employees space to get away from their workstations for their breaks—something that is really important in states like California that have strict meal break requirements. There’s a Policy for That. Have a policy about keeping the break room clean. If you notice compliance with your break room policy is slipping, address it in staff meetings.

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Why Carbon Neutral Certification and environmental policies are a must for 21st century

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why Carbon Neutral Certification and environmental policies are a must for 21st century appeared first on Ms. Avoid Future Compliance Issues. . To avoid this and maintain future compliance, it is crucial that you reduce your level of carbon emissions as quickly as possible.

HR Manager’s Toolkit: Everything You Need to Know (well, almost)

Workology

For hiring managers and employers, EEOC Compliance can be a tricky question. Top 5 Mistakes Made on I-9 Forms: As an HR compliance consultant, one of the areas where HR mistakes show up is in dealing with immigration, the infamous I-9.

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From Fake News to Fake Jobs: How Facebook Is Failing

Workology

In addition to strengthening the language in their anti-discrimination policy, Facebook will roll out an AI tool that will identify and flag ads that offer “housing, employment or credit opportunit[ies] and either […]. HR advertising compliance employer brand facebook hiring recruitingEarlier this month Facebook announced that it would be rolling out a new program to target advertising discrimination on the platform using artificial intelligence.

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HR Best Practices: Going Beyond Minimum Requirements

Workology

For HR professionals, this means regularly reviewing employee handbooks and policies and making updates to remain in compliance. It may be tempting to adjust your policy to meet the bare minimum requirements, but such an approach is not always in the best interest of your company.

2015 135

The Trouble with Off-the-Clock Work

Workology

Have a clear policy in your handbook that states that you prohibit off-the-clock work. Reinforce this by training managers on the policy, and also remind them that tampering with an employee’s timecard is also wrong. HR off-the-clock work timekeeping wage and hour compliance

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If You Have Humans, You Need Human Resources

Workology

Compliance. And compliance? I’ve written before about the downside of relying wholly on software packages and startups for compliance and the importance of employee development is an incredibly common topic here on B4J.

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Preparing for Employment Law Changes

Workology

Review your existing policy, and determine how it will need to change to fit within the requirements of the new law. Update the existing policy or add a new policy to your handbook. Sometimes laws allow for certain choices or multiple ways to be in compliance with the law.

my husband doesn’t want to comply with my company’s trading policy

Ask A Manager

A few days ago, everyone else in my department got an email saying that our designation had changed to make us “access persons” and we had to comply with an attached personal trading policy, and would have to log into a new system and declare securities we hold by January 9. My husband’s not in finance and didn’t like the trading policy and I thought best to make the consequences of non-compliance clear to him.” Somebody in compliance?

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Meeting Employees Where They Are

Workology

This means taking employee’s needs into consideration when creating policies and programs. To be effective in our role as HR professionals, we need to meet employees where they are, so we can create policies and programs that support our workers. Take meal break policies for example.

2015 139

EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.

HireCentrix

Compliance / Legal. EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background Checks. The EEOC issued its first written policy guidance regarding the use of arrest and conviction records in employment in the 1980s and held a meeting on the subject in 2008,” said EEOC Chair Jacqueline A. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article.

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Solutions to Mitigating Risk of Corporate Social Media

Workology

Companies can evaluate vendor options like LinkedIn’s Recuiter Seat(s) to limit liability and remove protected information from profiles while also gathering OFCCP compliance data for companies who are government contractors. This is a two part series on corporate social media risk.

Do Employees Read Break Room Signage Anyway?

Workology

The initial deadline date in which to post these signs was in 2011, but the final, final, final date for this labor law compliance was moved back to April 30, 2012. Do Employees Read Break Room Signage Anyway?

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5 Hot Careers in Financial Services

Career Alley

Compliance -. What They Do –Compliance Officers oversee the Corporate Compliance Program, functioning as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance issues/concerns within the organization. Salary survey here ==>> Compliance Officer.

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Part 3 — The Era of Corp Social Media Discrimination

Workology

In 2011, it is estimated the government agency will add an additional 25-50 compliance officers. HR Social Media disparate impact disparate treatment facebook and employment facebook recruiting recruiting on the internet social media discrimination social media policy

Giving and Receiving Gifts at Work -Ten Practical Precautions

Sklover Working Wisdom

To prevent even the perception of impropriety, and to discourage even the slightest offense, many company policies, laws, rules and regulations have been put into place that address – and in certain circumstances prohibit – giving and receiving gifts at work, and in business affairs. As examples: How might your gift-giving look to compliance officers who work for your employer? Use our Model Memo Seeking Guidance from HR, Legal and Compliance for Gift Giving at Work.

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Report: 65 Million Americans with Criminal Records face - HireCentrix

HireCentrix

Compliance / Legal. S urvey of Craigslist Job Ads Shows Illegal No-Hire Policies Are Routine, As Large Employers Increasingly Run Criminal Background Checks By: National Employment Law Project NEW YORK, March 23, 2011 - More than one in four U.S. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search.

Director of Rehabilitation

Job Shoe

Establishes policies and standards of practice for each service, ensures compliance with administrative policies, infection control standards, Joint Commission and Title 22 regulations, fire and safety standards, and professional standards; Interviews, selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff. Healthcare - Other Other communities experience infection occupational other policies probationary professional program services standards therapyApply for this job here.

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How Can Corporate Social Responsibility Help a Business?

Career Alley

A company can also benefit from CSR policies that focus on environmental compliance. This compliance might take the form of having a strict recycling policy, as well as a push to use alternative and renewable energy sources within operations.

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Financial Inclusion and Fintech Use in the Industry

Imarticus Learning

Using fintech, in little over a decade, the government has also successfully implemented its policies by bringing in internet banking, ATM machines, mobile banking, electronic instantaneous fund transfers, and many such innovative measures. Suggested Policies By Fintech Courses.

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Why HR is Important for Small Businesses

Workology

At its most basic level, HR for small businesses encompasses compliance with applicable labor laws, hiring and creating a channel for dealing with employee issues. Compliance and dealing with employee issues are probably the two most challenging areas for a small business.

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Part One: HR Basics for Small Businesses #hrbasics

Workology

This requires clear policies, so employees know what is expected of them. Have all employees sign an acknowledgement saying that they received the employee handbook and understand the policies. Laying a good HR foundation with clear policies and good files is a start.

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Seven Recent Developments In Fintech You Must Know

Imarticus Learning

With the growth of fintech, your expectations from the non-banking industries, and online banking policies have increased. Regulatory compliance is being the mainstream of Fintech even today.

2018 69

What are Resume Keywords?

Career Solvers

SEC Registration/Compliance. EEO and I-9 Compliance. Policy Writing/Implementation. We’ve all searched for something online by typing in a word or phrase that closely resembles the type of information we are looking for.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 1: What should I do if, after being relieved of my daily duties, I learn of what seems a compliance breach? That seems to be a compliance breach since not all of my work files fall under her privilege, and they are not relevant to her work responsibilities.

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Friday Five: What Will Trump Do First?

Workology

Because of the nature of the campaign he run, lacking detailed policy proposals, the press and other commentators haven’t done much in terms of analyzing what a Trump Presidency would look like. On Tuesday Americans elected Donald Trump to be their 45th President.

2016 115

5 Top Blogs of the Week

Workology

Navigating Through Compliance when Hiring in a Highly Regulated Industry: Hiring in a highly regulated field takes skill and attention to detail. This week featured on Talent Circles, read about how to navigate through compliance when hiring in a highly regulated field.

2013 126

Pursuing a Cyber Security Career

Careers Done Write

A successful cyber security professional may then be assigned the role of chief IS manager who is responsible for the design and development of the information security policy, as well as any regulatory compliance and information security governance.

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Training and Supporting New Supervisors

Workology

Current employees also bring knowledge of how the company works and familiarity with your brand, policies and procedures. This should include a review of the employee handbook because new supervisors will now be responsible for enforcing company policies.

2015 134

You Should Tear Up Your Employee Handbook and Start Over #SHRM14

Workology

Policies for Sake of Having Policies. Is your handbook just a giant book of useless policies? Are there policies that make no sense or no longer relevant? One of my favorite example, someone shared and example of having a policy for making coffee. Call ‘em your corporate conscience, your core values, company commandments — but you shouldn’t need a policy for EVERY single thing if you have a compass that is to be used as a guide.

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Back to School: Employment Law Blog Carnival

Workology

McLory explores the issue in Workplace Drug Policies in the Age of Pot and Can I Fire a Medical Marijuana Cardholder. Mike Haberman, in Not Completing Forms Cost One Company 600,000 , reminds us of the importance of process and compliance — not doing things the right way can cost you.

Good Career Choices in the World of Finance

Career Alley

They must understand regulations and policies to determine their the organizations compliance with minimum requirements. They help businesses develop policies that minimize the cost of that risk in industries such as Insurance.

2015 182

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

Workology

When drafting any type policy based on medical marijuana HR professionals need to consider applicable federal laws. HR professionals have to be cautious and revise policies during these changing times; there will always be a grey area when the issue of medical or legal marijuana arises.

2013 142

What is Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and how could it affect your business?

Workology

At any time, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs could request all employment information, to “check-in” on a company’s motion toward their aspirational goal.

2015 126

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

Workology

But what’s most interesting to me is that it says, very specifically, that employers subject to the rule cannot impose discriminatory bathroom policies on workers.

2016 82

Understanding Careers in Business Analysis

Career Alley

Organizations are currently most interested in acquiring help in the fields of environmental compliance and computer science. Most careers have some sort of set path to achieve higher level positions and prestige. This usually involves a specific degree and on-the-job skill sets.

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