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Preventing Sexual Harassment in Your Restaurant
According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the restaurant industry files more harassment claims than any other industry. In fact, up to 90% of its women and 70% of its men have acknowledged experiencing some form of sexual harassment. When your employees might experience harassment from managers, co-workers or even customers, it’s important to […]
Toke and Type: Employee’s Recreational Marijuana Use
More than half of the United States have legalized either medical or recreational marijuana use, which can strain employers as they try to keep their company policies up to date. Questions run the gamut. Can employers refuse to hire an applicant if they fail a drug test? Must the employer accommodate an employee’s request to […]
What’s New With WOTC
It’s common for business leaders to find themselves in unfamiliar territory when it comes to their company’s taxes, and tax credits specifically. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is one tax credit that many are under-utilizing, meaning that they are leaving money on the table when it comes time to do their taxes. In fact, […]
Challenge the Status Quo: Empowering Women in the Workforce
Global business strategist Margaret Spence joins HR Break Room to discuss how organizations can change their approach to empowering women in their workforce.
Is Workplace Incivility Impacting Your Employee Morale?
What is workplace civility? It means much more than simply good manners or etiquette. Crucially, it includes behavior that promotes mutual respect at work. Therefore, incivility can be perceived as disrespect or rudeness, according to Christine Porath, associate professor at Georgetown University and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace. Understanding workplace incivility […]
Safety First: Insight to Workplace Threat Assessment with Dr.Larry Barton
Join Paycom and co-host Dr. Larry Barton, one of the world’s leading experts in crisis management and threat assessment and the highest rated instructor at The FBI Academy and U.S. Marshals Service, as we discuss how organizations can navigate through workplace threats, including how to assess an incident, communicate with impacted parties and ongoing tactics to monitor and assess the situation.
Can Sexual Harassment Occur After-Hours?
If sexual harassment occurs during happy hour, are you still liable as an employer? After all, employees are off-site and on their own time. And you’re not making their drinks! While happy hour – or any after-hours interaction, for that matter – may not look like a work environment, courts may view it as an […]
Civil Remedy: How Civility Impacts Employee Morale
Christine Porath joins HR Break Room on the SHRM18 exposition floor to discuss the impact civility and incivility have on workplace culture.
Discover Why Retaining Great Employees Starts with Onboarding
Building and retaining a productive team is one of the most important contributions an HR department can make toward the health and wealth of its organization. Most companies understand this, and as a result, devote resources toward employee retention and development initiatives.
From Risk to Asset: Training Restaurant Managers in the Era of #MeToo
Sexual harassment in the restaurant industry is prevalent. It occurs between customers and employees, co-workers, and managers and employees. And although those dynamics happen between many people, in each scenario, one person can help reduce the risk harassment poses to your people and your business: the restaurant manager. The manager, in terms of authority, often […]
Preventing Harassment in Today’s Employment Landscape
Learn how to help protect your business and people from the harm sexual harassment can cause in today’s complex employment landscape.
The New Joint Employer Rule: What to Expect
On May 9, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced its intention to clarify the joint employer standard by issuing a new rule. John Ring, the chairman of the NLRB, doubled down on June 5, saying the NLRB would take the first step toward issuing that rule – publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) […]