This policy details the customer complaint process and how such complaints should be handled by your company and your employees. This can be used as a standalone policy or as part of your employee handbook.
Successfully integrating new hires into your organization can be challenging, no matter the size your workforce. Onboarding takes time and dedication from a variety of stakeholders. More than simply training, onboarding means taking new hires and guiding them through all the necessary steps to get them comfortable in their roles and in the company culture. Answer the questions below to assess whether your organization is doing enough to effectively onboard new hires.
On October 16th, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a “site-specific targeting” plan that uses employer-submitted data from 2016 to select non-construction worksites for inspection. Under the plan, known as the SST-16, any non-construction establishment that was subject to OSHA’s electronic reporting requirements for 2016 may be selected for inspection.
This policy sets the boundaries for employee fraternization and explains the behavior expectations for employees regarding personal and/or romantic interactions between employees in the workplace. May be used as a standalone policy or part of an employee handbook.
The IRS recently announced cost-of-living adjustments to the annual dollar limits for various welfare and retirement plan limits for 2019. Although some of the limits will remain the same, many of the limits will increase for 2019. The Compliance Bulletin summarizes the 2019 limits for commonly offered employee benefits.
This document details a company’s policy regarding workers’ compensation and the necessary tasks employees must complete in order to ensure that the proper workers’ compensation is paid to them. May be used as a standalone policy or as part of an employee handbook.
Employers should be aware of the different federal employment laws that may apply to their company, such as FMLA, the Equal Pay Act and COBRA. This Compliance Overview provides a high-level overview of key federal employment laws and explains which employers they apply to.
Following the midterm elections, Republicans in the U.S. Senate have indicated they will no longer attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This means that employers will need to continue complying with all applicable ACA mandates. Employers should also continue to monitor ACA developments because it is likely that the Trump administration will continue issuing regulations that impact the ACA’s reforms.
On October 11th, 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues a memorandum to clarify that its 2016 final rule does not prohibit workplace safety incentive programs or post-incident drug testing. In the memorandum, OSHA also provides new guidance on how employers may comply with the final rule. This Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the guidance.
Marriott International, a hospitality company that oversees one of the largest hotel chains in the world, recently announced that information from approximately 500 million of their guests had been exposed in the breach, making this one of the largest cyber incidents in history.
Although hackers can use a growing list of cyber attacks to endanger businesses, one of the costliest and most common is ransomware. And, according to a new report from Beazley, the number of ransomware attacks has risen by 32 percent since August.
Businesses host parties for a variety of reasons, including the holidays and organizational accomplishment. While these events are designed to create and fun, team-building opportunity, they can open your business to risks. Read on for some ways to reduce your risk exposure during work functions.
It has become commonplace for consumers to purchase goods and services with debit or credit cards rather than case. However, this convenience may expose both consumers and your business to potential risks.