Tag: policies

Question: Two of our employees are traveling together and our expense policy requires that they share a hotel room. One of them is complaining about it. Is this an acceptable policy? Answer: There is nothing that specifically prohibits such a policy. The assumption is that most employers who implement such a policy do so for budgetary reasons….

Question: We want to put a policy in place regarding reimbursing expenses for telecommuting employees. Specifically, does the company have to reimburse Internet and electricity expenses since the employee is working from home doing company work? Answer: Establishing a fair reimbursement arrangement with employees for Internet and electricity services is a best practice. Most employees…

Question: With the latest Ebola scare, we would like to develop a policy and procedure to minimize health risks from employees coming into the office while sick to avoid contagious ailments. Answer: It is a good idea as an organization to implement appropriate safety measures for employees including policies and procedures designed to minimize potential…

The unthinkable happens. A bomb explodes in a crowded business district. A tornado rips through town. Massive flooding impacts your area. Your business is near ground zero. Some of your employees are injured in the disaster, a few fatally, including your Human Resources leader. Employees are coming to you with HR questions and issues and…