According to the Wall Street Journal, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) lawsuits tripled from 2012 to 2013. In addition, the Department of Labor (DOL) is stepping up their enforcement this year, including more onsite visits by federal investigators. Given the complexities of the FMLA, many companies do not realize they are making costly mistakes until it's too late. Are you administering leave correctly?
Did you know that roughly half of workers and managers do not trust their leaders?
Effective communication is the key to fostering a positive, trusting relationship between employees and management. On Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST to 3:00 PM EST, Jerry Glass conducted a webinar on Effective Communication in a Unionized Environment.
Workplace violence is the fastest growing form of homicide, the second leading cause of workplace death for women and costs companies an estimated $121 billion annually.
How do you handle a workplace bully? How do you safely terminate an employee? Do you or your employees know how to identify high-risk behavior? These are some of the critical questions that employers have to know to ensure safety within the workplace.
Every organization out there faces a common and misunderstood workplace foe: discrimination and harassment. These issues account for huge losses – upwards of $3 billion annually – in terms of turnover and productivity, employee morale, litigation and penalties, even corporate reputation. The key to protecting your organization is in how you present these issues, as well as the risks, to your workforce.