HR Hot Topic for August 2016
What Is Compliance? Human Resources Is More Than Payroll And Health Insurance – Don’t Put Yourself at Risk!
The Department of Labor (DOL) administers and enforces close to 180 federal laws. The employment regulations issued by the Federal and State government require businesses to follow mandated regulations. The regulations include nondiscrimination policies, wage, benefit, safety, and health.
Every area of employment compliance should be reviewed. Our goal is to support your understanding of what you need to know on a federal and state level. Conduct a Human Resource Evaluation (Audit) to achieve best practices for compliance your organization. Below are some of the required regulations:
The Effective Supervisor
by: E. Jake Gamble, Founder & President – Leadership Support Services, LLC.
A few years ago, I received a phone call from a close friend. She was obviously distraught. When she began to calm down, she explained that she was in her employer’s parking lot. It was the middle of winter and she was standing outside, in the brutal cold. She had left the building in a tearful panic, confused and frustrated over the “abuse” received at the hands of her supervisor. She didn’t know if she could go back to work. She would eventually calm down and return to her station. However, and despite and heart-to-heart with her supervisor, things didn’t change much. She left within a few months and secured a position with a competitor. She is happy today and serving her new employer well.
In my line of work, it’s not uncommon to hear similar stories. Sure, few employees will stand outside in the brutal cold, but there are many who enter their place of employment with nothing left to offer but a physical presence. They are defeated and discouraged, unable to find any passion or purpose in the daily grind.
Every time an employee enters a building, they are walking into an organizational culture. That culture can be created, or it can be tolerated. Either way, it will exist.
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