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.

Let’s Eat! Meal Break Policies & Employee Compliance


The decision stated that employers must provide a meal break in compliance with California regulations , but they do not need to ensure that the break is taken. STRIVING FOR COMPLIANCE. In what ways have you ensured compliance with your meal break policy?

How HR Compliance Can Help End Gender Discrimination


Gender Discrimination Is Still Happening in the Workplace. But we can slowly change how we approach hiring discrimination at the c-suite, as well as through media friendly companies who can pave the way for a new acceptance in the workplace.

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


Discrimination in the workplace, contract law, and keeping compliant are the choice topics for legal bloggers during this time of year. The purple nurple was a topic of conversation in a federal appellate court earlier this month with a man’s alleged behavior in a nipple twist in the workplace. That’s a big no no when it comes to dealing with discrimination in the workplace. Compliance.

Ep 109 – Diversity Recruiting with American Heart Association


It seems a week doesn’t go by that the topic of workplace diversity isn’t in the global or national news. It seems a week doesn’t go by that the topic of workplace diversity isn’t in the global or national news. Diversity is an important topic of discussion for employers who are government contractors. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Increasing Disability Employment in the Workplace


Why increase awareness about disability employment in the workplace? Compliance with disability legislation. By introducing disabled employees to the workplace, fresh ideas may transform current practices into innovated and forward moving company standards.

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Legacy Workplace Recruiting Practices That Must End


Legacy workplace practices are ones we have been doing forever for no other reason than it’s sometime that we’ve done because it has always been done that way. These legacy workplace practices in HR and recruiting need to end. 5 Legacy Workplace Recruiting Practices That Must End Today.

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Top 5 #Workplace Blogs of the Week #NYE Edition


Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top 5 Blogs in the #Workplace. Predictions for HR Compliance in 2015: Who doesnt like a good blog on compliance predictions? HR 2015 top blogs of the week workplace

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Top Five: Diversity in Tech


There’s no in built compliance. Are you ready to get serious and build in compliance? Set goals, address workplace culture, ensure compliance, and above all, work to make diversity a central part of your organization’s core values.

Top 5 Workplace Blogs of the Week!


Top 5 Workplace Blogs of the Week for April 7-13th. This week’s top 5 workplace blogs is themed “I’m back from vacation and I’m finally all caught up!” HR top 5 workplace blogs

Tech Advances in Healthcare Workplaces Are Wins for Patients

Water Cooler Wisdom

In both workplaces, this paper-based transmission causes much time to be wasted, and inevitable confusion to occur. So in other words, Xerox and Kno2 will worry about HIPAA compliance and ever evolving regulatory standards so busy professionals don’t have to. In the U.S., healthcare is big business, representing about a sixth of the nation’s GDP. And it’s no secret that healthcare providers have been heavily incentivized by the government to adopt better technology.

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Why Nipple Tape Doesn’t Cure Workplace Conflict


When HR’s the Target of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. How did I choose such a crappy workplace? When Nipple Tape and Workplace Conflict Collide. She currently works in HR with employee relations, compensation & benefits, COBRA, leave of absence and compliance.

If You Have Humans, You Need Human Resources


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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Top Five Workplace Blogs of the Week


Each week on Friday Blogging4Jobs highlights the Top 5 must read workplace blogs of the week. Top 5 Workplace Blogs of the Week. Each day the Ask a Manager blog answers your questions about anything from job interviews to workplace etiquette.

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Ashley Madison Breach: Data Security Needs to Be a Core Value


Corporate security requires awareness, vigilance, and above all, compliance. HR compliance data breach data securityIs data security a human resources issue? It sure is. Data security should be a core corporate value, across all departments.

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The #HRBasics Guide to OSHA Workplace & Safety Reporting


Blogging4Jobs is bringing you a special two-week series on basics in the workplace. For the last seven years, no one had documented on any type of OSHA form our workplace incidents so I started with the less than desirable task of manually work through 7 years of employee incident document to bring us in compliance and avoid a hefty fine as required by the OSHA governing body. HR hr basics hrbasics osha workplace safety

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


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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Do Employees Read Break Room Signage Anyway?


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. What employees do like to be is entertained and that is what television, social media, and idle workplace gossip is for.

When TMI Is a Good Idea

Evil HR Lady

Your ex and his adorable family are all about destroying your life, so you need to bring a little drama into the workplace. Now, I’m not an expert in HIPAA, but I presume there’s someone who is tasked with HIPAA compliance. Your HIPAA compliance person.

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Ep 100 – Frank Discussions About Sexual Harassment at Work & the Election


According to a 2008 study by the Association of Women in Action, 54% of the respondents reported to have experienced some form of workplace sexual harassment. One thing is for certain, sexual harassment in the workplace is real, it’s common and it’s time for business leaders and the public to address and call for change. Common Misconceptions About Workplace Sexual Harassment. Train and communicate your sexual harassment workplace policy to managers.

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when attempts to recognize employees go horribly wrong: stuffed bears, birthday snubs, and more

Ask A Manager

The project, if uncompleted, meant the company wasn’t in compliance and that the government could levy a six-figure fine against the company. ask the readers workplace practicesOn last week’s post about the person who received a stuffed bear for her 10-year work anniversary while other people received spa days and overnight trips, commenters suggested we talk more about “recognition fails.”

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To Be Transparent or Not To Be Transparent at Work


There are workplaces where transparence is a natural phenomenon and there are others where the culture is permeated by power plays and covert operations. HR company culture toxic workplace

2015 73

Sometimes You Get Sued and Your Best Employees Come To Your Defense.

HR Capitalist

Missouri’s compliance department quietly interviewed team members during the season before the team’s Unity Council publicized the investigation May 7 by announcing the Tigers were playing under protest in a show of support to Earleywine. It's every manager's worst nightmare.

2016 60

Why Effective Communication from Management is Important


Science of Effective Communication in the Workplace. The more you can communicate the business or workplace environment to employees, the better off you are in a number of situations. He specializes in compliance issues for his small business clients.

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Do Feminine Work Outfits Affect Your Job Prospects?

Ms. Career Girl

Wearing heels doubles the compliance rate when the women wearing them makes an unsolicited request, and improves the chance of being offered help to almost 100%. The post Do Feminine Work Outfits Affect Your Job Prospects? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Top 5 HR Blogs of the Week


Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top 5 #HR Blogs in the #Workplace. These blogs come from all across the internet and highlight important topics being discussed in the space. We serve as your weekly recap of top blogs that we’ve read throughout the week.

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HR Best Practices: Going Beyond Minimum Requirements


For HR professionals, this means regularly reviewing employee handbooks and policies and making updates to remain in compliance. In the case of the sick leave law, if you already have a PTO plan, you may just need to make a few adjustments to be in compliance.

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Assessing the Risks of Your Next Job

Corn on the Job

In 2012 , there were 3 million non-fatal workplace injuries in the private sector requiring at least one day off of work. The following year, there were over 4,400 workplace fatalities. Safety Quotient is a term representing the risk assessment process used to make the workplace safer.

5 Things You Should Expect from a Manual Labor Job

Ms. Career Girl

When you put people in a workplace where they’re stuck sitting, they basically lose all of those core coordinator muscles around their pelvis and lose that pelvic floor strength,” says Dr. Brad Thomas , an orthopedic surgeon from California.

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EEOC is reconsidering their policy regarding Criminal Background.


Compliance / Legal. Striking the Balance Between Workplace Fairness and Workplace Safety. recruiting court talent human employment discrimination social candidates federal process health information people workplace department employees company labor hiring recruiters workers media employers companies business. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience.

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Online Hiring Expected To Double In 2012

Resume Bear

Predictions for online work in 2010 include the rise of the virtual workplace, exporting professional services to other parts of the globe, and the importance of compliance when adopting the contingent workforce.

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The Single Most Essential Trait in HR Executive Leadership


He specializes in compliance issues for his small business clients. Guest HR HR leadership human resource leadership leadership best practices leadership in the workplace leadership qualities leadership quality leadership traits Mike Haberman Theodore Roosevelt

Why HR is Important for Small Businesses


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.

2014 78

Friday Five: What Will Trump Do First?


Here is your Friday Five: My 2 cents on President-Elect Trump’s impact on HR-compliance in 2017. Eric Meyer argues that it won’t be so easy for reverse decisions on workplace discrimination and equal treatment. On Tuesday Americans elected Donald Trump to be their 45th President.

2016 77

Why I’m Glad I Worked Fast Food

Evil HR Lady

Tier 3–Workplace Competencies. . I learned how to comply with government regulations from my very first job, and that has helped me through the paperwork necessary to keep a company in compliance. This post brought to you by National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

2015 204

What is Human Resources (HR)?


In my HR career, I worked most often in field HR and was often on the front lines engaging employees in their workplaces, locations and offices. 2) Compliance – many non HR folks don’t realize the extent of compliance within their organization.

2015 74

5 Top Blogs of the Week


Top 5 Workplace Blogs of the Week for May 12th – May 17th. Navigating Through Compliance when Hiring in a Highly Regulated Industry: Hiring in a highly regulated field takes skill and attention to detail. Not on the list? Do you think you have what it takes? If so, email me!

I’ve been told to implement a decision that I think is unethical

Ask A Manager

I don’t know enough about the ACA compliance process to know if this is legal or not, so I’m going to take your word for it that it is. workplace practicesA reader writes: I’ve been working in Human Resources for about four years, two of them in my current organization. I work in a small team of four – my coworker and I handle most of the day to day, as well as projects, and we also have an administrative assistant who handles the clerical functions.

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“Should I file a complaint with HR, or just resign?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I was recently diagnosed with a chronic medical condition which required a few meetings with the ADA (“Americans with Disabilities Act”) Compliance Office. I cannot expect any supervisor to be happy to hear that one of his or her employees may need either an accommodation for health reasons, or time off to see doctors or the ADA Compliance Office. Question: Hi, I have worked for a local county government for nearly 8 years.

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5 Demanding And Stressful Careers

Career Realism

Impossible deadlines, late hours, and demanding workloads are some of the major causes of stress in the workplace. Financial Risk Management And Compliance.

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