Like anything else in life, if we do not put any focus or importance in how we treat each other, we cannot ever expect improvement.
As business owners and HR professionals struggle to determine the new normal for their company and employees, we will collectively be leaning toward more automation like employee relations case management tools and online resources to get our day-to-day work done. Many, or even most, companies have implemented some form [READ MORE ...]
Race, age and sex discrimination • Wrongful termination • Retaliation • ADA accommodation violation • OSHA violations These are just a few of the employee complaints that are increasing due to actions employers have and are taking since the COVID-19 Pandemic began. Let’s face it, we had to act [READ MORE ...]
EEOC Suspends Issuance of Right-to-Sue Notices; Employers Need to Understand the Underlying Message.
There are two primary messages employers need to know regarding the EEOC suspension of case closed and right-to-sue notices.
Written by Amanda G. Kassis The 2019 EEOC numbers regarding workplace discrimination charges were recently released and show a 5% decrease from 2018. This is a promising improvement but don’t be so quick to let your guard down. We have a long way to go. The EEOC still reports [READ MORE ...]
Is Your Company Outsourcing or Insourcing Your HR Investigations? According to an article in Bloomberg Law, (Article: Surge in Outside Workplace Investigations in #MeToo Milieuir) there has been a surge in the number of workplace investigations being conducted by third-party investigators. Along with the high level, high dollar cases we [READ MORE ...]
There are several reasons why HR professionals say they don’t need an HR investigation software, but there are a few that I hear time and time again. You may even find yourself using one or more of the reasons below. And that’s understandable with all the new technologies entering [READ MORE ...]
In this time of daily reports of long term patterns of sexual harassment in the workplace, I have spoken to many HR professionals who feel they are walking a tightrope. On one hand, they are in support of employees bringing forth harassment issues to be dealt with appropriately. And [READ MORE ...]
In work, as in life, it is often the little things that matter. Let’s face it, life isn’t perfect. And although we all try not to bring our personal lives into the workplace, there are times when it just can’t be helped. As HR professionals, we are often aware [READ MORE ...]
Any employee who feels he/she has been discriminated against or harassed can file a complaint against her employer with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or State Fair Employment Office. Whether or not the complaint has merit, the employer must then spend time, effort, and often money to [READ MORE ...]
In the February edition of the SHRM HR Magazine, (Yes, I know it’s March but I am a bit behind on my reading. Aren’t we all?), I read an article about dealing with difficult employees that I found to be quite interesting. I know that this topic isn’t new, but [READ MORE ...]
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released the 2016 statistics for discrimination and harassment cases filed for the year, showing an increase for the second consecutive year. Discrimination charges were filed in 91,503 cases (29% being sex based claims). The interesting point here is that the agency [READ MORE ...]
In every organization, there are those employees who are very comfortable coming into the HR office and sharing every detail of what is going on with the other employees. These are often referred to as “serial complainers” who revel in drama and like to make every incident or interaction [READ MORE ...]
The answer seems to depend on who you ask. Some will give you the definition of what requires an investigation under harassment discrimination laws. Others will say that you should only conduct an investigation when it is absolutely clear that an investigation is legally required, in order to avoid [READ MORE ...]
With the vote happening next week in what may be the most contentious presidential election in U.S. history, HR and Managers need to closely monitor the temperature to make sure conversation do not elevate to the point of bullying or creating a hostile work environment. According to an article [READ MORE ...]
Independent franchise owners need to watch for the court decision on this as it could have wide spread implications. As explained in this article published yesterday by SHRM, 15 Employees filed sexual harassment claims in which McDonalds Corp. was named a co-employer. Needless to say, the outcome of this [READ MORE ...]
Not only did Steve Boese, Conference Chairman, vote for InvestiPro as the Next Great HR Technology Company last week at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago, he included us in his Top 5 Moments at the Conference. https://t.co/yIloNDhS2O Discovering the Next Great HR Technology Company While HR Tech, and plenty of [READ MORE ...]
HR TECH CONFERENCE & EXPO REVEALS PARTICIPANTS IN “NEXT GREAT HR TECHNOLOGY COMPANY” COMPETITION HR Tech | September 19, 2016 | Awesome New Technology, HR, HR Tech, HR Tech Conference, HR Tech StartUp, Technology | No Comments Conference Attendees to Vote on Eight Startups Offering the Most Promising [READ MORE ...]
It was a pleasure meeting fellow HR professionals today at the California HR Conference #CAHR16, and share our new product with them. The response was overwhelmingly positive and we got a lot of good feedback for continuing to make InvestiPro an exceptional workplace investigation solution. We would have posted [READ MORE ...]
Reason #3- Stop by and say hi at #CAHR16 because we are really nice people. And we love to talk about employee relations issues and investigations. And we're giving away three FREE Workplace Investigations! Did we already tell you that? Well we really mean it! Want a map of where [READ MORE ...]