People Risk Management Today
Every hiring manager receives applications from people who are clearly unqualified for the job. Sometimes, however, a candidate with no direct or seemingly-relevant experience applies for a position and, for...Read More
They can be, yes. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an individual with a disability is a person who: Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one...Read More
Even with video conferencing and messaging apps, fully involving remote employees in team and company meetings remains a challenge. There may be no replacing the experience of being physically in...Read More
Ask the Advisor: Are we required to restore employees returning to work after a furlough to their original positions?
Question: Are we required to restore employees returning to work after a furlough to their original positions? Answer: Unless an employee was out on job-protected leave, such as FMLA or...Read More
The recruiting and hiring process is supposed to select the best candidates while deterring unqualified job seekers from applying or advancing. All too often, however, the process creates obstacles or...Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone’s mental health. People have experienced financial hardship, additional challenges with childcare and school cancellations, job loss, reduced hours, sickness, and grief....Read More
Ask the Advisor: I am a private employer. Does the FFCRA apply to me if I have more than 500 employees? How do I count them?
No, if you are a private employer and employ more than 500 employees, the FFCRA does not apply to your organization. In the case of private employers, it applies only...Read More
The prospect of corrective action or termination makes a lot of managers nervous. That’s understandable. For employees, being disciplined or losing their job can be anything from moderately embarrassing to...Read More
Question: Can we discipline employees for complaining about the company on social media? Answer: Probably not. Depending on what they said, and who responded to it, their speech may be...Read More