The Path To Prosperity Lies Through H.R. – That’s Right, H.R.! Forbes Magazine, 2.20.12
EEOC’s Update Of Use Of Criminal Records In Employment, April 2012 US EEOC 04.25.12
The EEOC issued new Guidelines for Pregnancy in July 2014. Here are three links with all the info:
Immigration and Reform Act
Immigration Law is a topic that will be getting lots of attention this year. Should your company be selected for an I-9 audit, the procedures you have in place to collect and retain I-9 information can mean the difference between no fine and a substantial one. The following links connect to great sites offering answers to the most common questions about complying with I-9 requirements:
USCIS “I-9 Central” Home Page This site is a great starting point for answers to all questions about correct documents, storage,employee rights, penalties and more. There is an Employer Contact number (1-888-464-4218, Option #2) that we tried. There is a very short wait time before being connected to a knowledgeable and helpful customer service rep.
Disaster Planning The Small Business Administration offers a number of informative articles about business preparedness.
Fact Sheet #72: Employment & Wages Under Federal Law During Natural Disasters & Recovery, May 2010 To have your policies correct and in place here is the USDOL Fact Sheet #72: Employment & Wages Under Federal Law During Natural Disasters & Recovery
Preparedness Planning For Your Business Emergency preparedness for all occurrences is covered at this FEMA site.
FEMA Smartphone App, July 2012 The FEMA App (smartphone app for mobile devices) contains disaster safety tips and more and is a free download through your smartphone provider’s network, July 2012
Two New Books Explore Approaches To Leadership Hartford Business Review, 04.13.12
Workplace Violence Survey Findings Society for Human Resources 02.2012
Workplace Bullying Survey Findings Society for Human Resources 02.2012
Office Bullying Career Builder
Light Industrial Info
Great Tips From Distribution Center Management – Managing People, Material And Costs In The DC And Warehouse
OSHA and the Temporary Worker Initiative:
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have issued practices to staffing agencies and “host” employers to better protect temporary workers through mutual cooperation and collaboration. These guidelines are based on the premise that whether temporary or permanent, all workers have a right to a safe and healthy workplace. Here is a short summary of key points. Don’t hesitate to inquire about more detailed information.
You might see yourself in this survey! This Salary.com Survey is about wasting time – who, when, why. Check out what they said about Connecticut.
Having trouble keeping track of your passwords? This clever commentary, Password Pains, aired recently on CBS Sunday Morning – something we all can relate to! Watch video
How to Be Productive During a Day with Endless Meetings Fast Company website with links to other interesting management topics