By Tammy Shaw
By Tammy Shaw
Politically, division is at a high mark. But how should an HR professional handle political debates at work?
Keeping a delicate balance between free speech, hostile work environments, and productivity is a real challenge for any organization.
Florida’s Senate Banking and Insurance Committee approved a bill to eliminate part of a 2003 state law that makes it a felony and denies benefits to injured workers even if they knowingly presented falsified identification for employment, according to a PEO Compass article by Rada Kleyman.
According to the official Florida Senate website, effective Oct. 1, 2018, Florida’s workers’ compensation law will include a provision to immunize any worker from prosecution for pursuing workers’ comp even if the injured employee (whether through the company or a surrogate such as an employment agency) presented false identification or made knowingly untrue statement to gain employment. The worker’s citizenship, residency or employment status may no longer be the basis for denial of benefits
Sexual harassment is big news right now. From Congress to Hollywood and everywhere in between, employees are reporting harassment at the hands of managers or colleagues in greater numbers.
Even when sexual harassment is technically not illegal, it’s important to prevent the behavior. Talented employees leave, your company’s reputation suffers and other employees get the idea that it’s acceptable when no action is taken.
One huge mistake can ruin an otherwise stellar career. Recovery will take time. We’re all human and we all make mistakes. Learn from what happened and become a poster child for great employees.
According to Forbes, a VitalSmarts survey revealed: