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Good case practices, Workplace wellness

HR on the Front Lines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 19, 2020

Via: SHRM

The HR department is typically considered to play a supporting role in the organization, as are the inventory, IT, marketing, accounts and finance departments. This has not been the case for me and my company during the pandemic—HR has played […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Mental Health Resources for Employees

November 19, 2020

Via: HR Hero

COVID, protests, and the general craziness of 2020 are turning the business world upside down. With all of the chaos and resulting business impacts, it’s easy to lose sight of the impacts of that chaos on employee mental health and […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Respect But Don’t Accept Negative Employee Attitudes

November 12, 2020

Via: SHRM

Too often, managers sweep gripes under the rug or blame the disgruntled employee for a justifiable complaint. Then, complaints tend to reach a fever pitch because unhappy employees believe their concerns haven’t been heard. That’s why it’s critical to give […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Employer Defends Itself Against Bias, Harassment, and Retaliation Claims

November 9, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Some workplace cases provide multiple lessons about employment discrimination. Recently, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota—rendered a decision providing guidance on discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Facts In December […]


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Trust and Transparency Are Key for Empowering Employees to be Productive

November 6, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Trust, empathy, and communication were discussed throughout our Corporate Culture Week, as these three elements are vital for creating a great culture within your organization. Today’s guest takes it one step further and explains why you need to throw transparency […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

6 Good Reasons to Use New Model FMLA Forms

November 4, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued new forms you can use to meet the notice and certification requirements of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Here are six good reasons to use the new forms. 1. Easier […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Rethinking Work/Life Balance

November 2, 2020

Via: HR Hero

For many workers, particularly those spending most of their time in an office, the line between work hours and personal hours started to blur significantly with technological advances like e-mail, cell phones, and smartphones. These tools largely eliminated the need […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Panelists Tell Managers to Keep Working for Inclusion and Transparency

October 30, 2020

Via: SHRM

The killing of George Floyd while in police custody has sparked public outrage about continued racism while putting a spotlight on the failure of most corporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) efforts. “There is only a limited time that this […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Politics in the Workplace: Your Rights and Responsibilities

October 29, 2020

Via: Spark

As the United States presidential election nears, employers are likely to see more employees expressing their political views, engaging in political activity, and requesting leave to vote or to cast their absentee ballot. Here are some points to consider as […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Fighting workplace harassment is going to take more than a hotline

October 28, 2020

Via: The Verge

Say you’re a female employee working for a small tech company. You’re sitting in a meeting with your boss, the CEO. He’s — hypothetically — a 38-year-old white man with $1.2 million in the bank. You have student debt, a […]