In this issue: Hot Tip for May 2017 and Our Featured Article: What Is Compliance? Human Resource Compliance Is More Than Payroll And Health Insurance – Don’t Put Yourself at Risk! by Ann Fisher, President – HR Alternative Consulting, Inc.

HR Hot Tip for May 2017

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Bullying in our workplace?

Bullying Is …

Bulling other people creates a hostile workplace environment.

Repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one or more persons (the targets) by one or more perpetrators that takes one or more of the following forms:

        Verbal abuse,
        Offensive conduct/behaviors (including nonverbal) that are threatening, humiliating, or intimidating, and/or
        Work interference-sabotage–which prevents work from getting done.

Here are some typical bullying behaviors.

        Chronic teasing, threats, and intimidation
        Aggressive voicemails/phone calls
        Ignoring/interrupting
        Abusive and offensive remarks
        Yelling, screaming, and/or cursing
        Persistent name calling
        Throwing things

Gesture or Nonverbal Bullying

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Our Featured Article

What Is Compliance? Human Resource Compliance Is More Than Payroll And Health Insurance – Don’t Put Yourself at Risk!

Ann Fisher, President – HR Alternative Consulting, Inc.
www.hralternativeconsulting.com

The Department of Labor (DOL) administers and enforces over 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.
Human resources compliance is a necessity for any business in today’s legal environment. With harassment, antidiscrimination, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and OSHA laws, a business that isn’t aware of their HR responsibilities is headed for trouble.

Payroll and insurance companies can assist with some of the compliance issues. Although, the most overlooked compliance aspect is the employment side. HR compliance is a process. It’s a way of defining proper group and individual behaviors, and assuring that laws and policies are understood and followed. This means you must know the laws and develop appropriate policies to these laws. Compliance also means you and your management team need to communicate these policies to the staff. They must adhere to expectations and understand the consequences for non-adherence. Non-adherence requires specific investigative and disciplinary procedures

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