As an employer you are constantly having to be on the lookout for situations that could end with you on the costly side of a lawsuit from an employee or customer. You have to be vigilant in setting and enforcing state and federal laws while still trying to provide a culture that’s a good place to work and shop.
Today – I’m going to walk you through the main facts that you need to know when it comes to ensuring that you stay legal in the arena of gender equality at your company. I’ll cover the letter of the law, many common misconceptions, and more, so let’s dive in! ……… Read More >>
Saying “I’m sorry” and taking responsibility for mistakes are two things that our mothers have taught us from a very early age. When we see someone that feels bad, or isn’t having a good day, we almost naturally want to apologize to them and show that we empathize with them. When we screw something up, we’re supposed to own our mistakes and apologize and learn from them.
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Even if you just have a few employees, you should have an Employee Handbook.
Your handbook helps you communicate your rules and company information to your team in a uniform way.
It also serves as a source valuable of legal protection for you if an employee breaks one of your rules and challenges you in court.
However, if your handbook is missing vital pieces, then it can leave you wide open to lawsuits.
Here’s a few things to check your handbook for…