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Employment Law and the #Me Too Movement
The #MeToo movement has been gaining momentum in the past few years and more and more victims of sexual harassment have been coming forward. According to the MeToo website, more than 17,700,000 women …
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Q&A: The Fair Labor Standards Act
According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), periodic performance evaluations are not required. Typically, performance evaluations occur only if an employer and employee (or a representative of the employee) comes to an agreement …
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Affirmative Action Programs
In today’s society, there’s a very good possibility that the vast majority of Americans have experienced the effects of affirmative action in one capacity or another. One of the most common examples of affirmative action can be seen in most college applications …
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4 Secrets That Will Improve your Employment Prospects
Often the worst time to search for a job is when you’re in need of one right away. Employers know when you’re desperate. It shows through your willingness to accept any job available even if it’s below your skill set. Desperation also manifests itself through nervousness …
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State Minimum Wage Rates by State
The US labor law (along with several state and local laws) determine the minimum wage in the United States. Typically employers will have to pay their employees the highest minimum wage salary outlined by local, state, and federal laws. Originally, nationwide minimum wage was mandated on July 24, 2009 …
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Sample Attendance Policy
Attendance is an issue for most employers. Having an effective policy in place helps employers inform employees of their attendance expectations and provides them ample notice that they will be disciplined for attendance issues. We have developed a sample policy you can use to develop your own …
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Employee Recruiting and Retention Strategies
One of the most important documents for any business is the employee handbook. Business owners and employees serving in a supervisory capacity need to view the employee handbook as an asset. Why? Because a well-written and detailed employee handbook can effectively convey the policies, office rules and culture of your business…
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Laws, Regulations & Policies to Included in Your Employee Handbook in 2019
One of the most important documents for any business is the employee handbook. Business owners and employees serving in a supervisory capacity need to view the employee handbook as an asset. Why? Because a well-written and detailed employee handbook can effectively…
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Employee Disciplinary Action Policy Example
The company has adopted a progressive discipline policy to pinpoint and deal with employee and work related problems. In most cases, employee conduct warranting discipline stems from unacceptable behavior, poor performance or violation …
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Firing Employees With Drinking Problems
As theopioid crisis ravaged the country, mainstream American became more aware of the dangers posed by certain painkillers. However, there’s another epidemic that doesn’t grab too many headlines. Instead, this public health crisis is documented in two recent studies. One tracked the drinking habits of 40,000 …
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Sample Code of Ethics and Business Conduct
As a matter of Company policy, we hereby provide this Code of Ethics and Business Conduct. It effectively serves as a guide to acceptable business conduct for all employees. Because they represent the Company and our brand, we expect everyone …
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Tuition Reimbursement Policy Sample
Because we value the professional and personal development of our employees, the company has adopted the following policy pertaining to reimbursement for certain educational expenses.
Eligibility
Under this policy, educational assistance is provided to: …
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Employee Confidentiality Policy Sample
Due to the nature of our business, it is essential that all of our employees fully understand how to treat confidential information. Accordingly, this employee confidentiality policy has been crafted and implemented to ensure that everyone who works for us knows and complies with our expectations regarding sensitive information…
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Sample EEO Policy
At (ABC COMPANY), we take pride in providing equal employment opportunities to everyone regardless of their race, ethnicity, beliefs, religion, marital status, gender, gender identity, citizenship status, age, veteran status or disability. Accordingly , the purpose of this policy is to reinforce our commitment to the creation and maintenance of a diverse workplace where equality, respect and consideration for one another are the norm. …
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