Business & Economics

The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations

A Step-By-Step Guide to Handling Employee Complaints & Problems

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322735

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

View: 4319

Mishandling workplace complaints can lead to lawsuits and other legal trouble. By following the ten steps laid out in the book, managers and HR professionals can learn how to take complaints, conduct interviews, document findings, and ultimately make decisions that will keep employees safe and the company out of the courtroom.
Business & Economics

Workplace Investigations

A Step-By-Step Guide

Author: Lisa Guerin

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873379823

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 362

View: 4260

Thorough, fair-minded and practical information for employees, managers and business owners. Paula Brantner, Program Director, Workplace Fairness
Business & Economics

Dealing With Problem Employees

How to Manage Performance & Personal Issues in the Workplace

Author: Amy Delpo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324436

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

View: 4157

Manage employee problems, legally and effectively Every workplace has occasional problems with employees. This book is packed with the legal and practical information you need to handle those problems without getting into legal trouble. It provides proven techniques—and immediate solutions. Find out how to quickly and legally: manage performance issues investigate problems and complaints help problem employees get back on track handle severances and references avoid hiring problem employees in the future This edition of Dealing With Problem Employees is completely updated to reflect the latest employment laws in every state. It provides sample policies, forms, and checklists to help you at every step.
Business & Economics

The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

Author: Deborah C. England

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

View: 6744

Every day, it seems, another company is in the news for the wrong reason: It’s been accused of harassment or discrimination against employees. Your company can avoid this fate by making sure managers and employees recognize and know how to respond to illegal conduct promptly and effectively. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination gives you a straightforward explanation of what the law requires of an employer and breaks down the steps to follow to make sure your company is in compliance. Taking into consideration the practical realities of applying the law in everyday situations, this guide answers common questions that you're likely to encounter. The book gives you thorough explanations, in plain English, of the important legal principles that human resources professionals, managers, and supervisors must understand in order to deal with harassment and discrimination in the workplace. You'll also get samples, quizzes, and real-world scenarios that will help you to apply these principles in situations you actually confront. Find guidance on: what harassment is and how to stop it when and how discrimination occurs how to draft and communicate effective policies how to conduct training how to handle employee complaints and investigate claims thoroughly how to protect the company with proper documentation, and what to expect if an employee files a charge or lawsuit. The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination is packed with legal strategies and information for busy managers, giving you the tools to protect your employees—and the company—from workplace harassment and discrimination. This guide is the essential reference book for anyone who is responsible for addressing and preventing harassment and discrimination problems in the workplace. This book has forms and are downloadable through a special link in the book.
Business & Economics

Investigations in the Workplace, Second Edition

Author: Eugene F. Ferraro

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439814805

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 603

View: 6360

The process of investigation is dynamic and fluid. The approach must be reasonable and the investigator flexible. However, in order to be successful, every investigation must have a meaningful purpose and be executed ethically and lawfully. Inevitably, employers must invest time, money, and patience to ensure they obtain demonstrable and actionable results. To achieve this and reduce the exposure to unnecessary business disruptions and litigation, every workplace investigation must by driven by process. Investigations in the Workplace, Second Edition provides both novice and experienced investigators with the most insightful and useful information available on the methods and processes for the proper and safe investigation of workplace crime and misconduct. Gleaned from Eugene Ferraro’s nearly three decades of experience, the book is designed for easy reading and use—dispelling common myths and presenting new approaches, methods, and strategies. Revised and updated with more methods, techniques, and case studies, this powerful book also includes new diagrams, checklists, and visuals to help readers put the material in context and make their investigations soar. Each chapter begins with Key Learning Points and is supplemented with boxed Tips, Traps, and Common Mistakes. An exhaustive appendix includes a glossary of common investigative terms, sample surveillance and investigative reports, advice on digital evidence, and more. Investigations in the Workplace, Second Edition is a must-read for corporate investigators and security professionals, human resources and law enforcement personnel, attorneys, and anyone else tasked with conducting or supervising workplace investigations. Immediate Benefits: Strengthen your interviewing skills and gain valuable insight into the process of modern fact-finding Learn the latest techniques, methods and processes Discover how to build air-tight cases that can withstand the rigors of legal challenges Learn to conduct fast, efficient investigations and obtain the highest possible return on investment from every investigation. Get access to forms, checklists and other valuable tools to help you conduct efficient and professional investigations
Business & Economics

The Employer's Legal Handbook

Manage Your Employees & Workplace Effectively

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323995

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 8044

A comprehensive guide to the major legal issues facing employers, from hiring to firing (and everything in between). In Nolo’s plain-English style, this bestseller cuts through the legalese to provide all the information business owners and managers need to know to avoid legal problems and treat employees fairly.
Business & Economics

The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination

Author: Deborah C. England

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1413325580

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

View: 4724

A practical, step-by-step guide for HR representatives and managers on how to create effective harassment and discrimination policies, how to enforce them fairly and consistently, and how to deal with employee complaints about discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Creating a clear, reasonable, and consistent method of dealing with employee complaints can go a long way in developing employee morale and avoiding costly lawsuits.
Business & Economics

Investigating Workplace Harassment

How to be Fair, Thorough, and Legal

Author: Amy Oppenheimer,Craig Pratt

Publisher: Society for Human Resource

ISBN: 9781586440305

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 203

View: 8587

Detailing specific, experienced-based techniques for conducting investigations of harassment based on gender, race, religion, national origin, age, or disability, this tutorial provides advice on every step of an investigation—planning, documenting, interviewing, weighing evidence, making a decision, and taking remedial action. General principles are illustrated with examples drawn from specific situations or lawsuits. Appendices include such information as a model harassment policy and a sample memo initiating investigation.
Business & Economics

101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems

A Guide to Progressive Discipline & Termination

Author: Paul FALCONE

Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn

ISBN: 081443858X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 9578

Managers may dread dealing with performance problems, but this sanity-saving guide by HR expert Paul Falcone is here to help. Revised to reflect the latest developments in employment law, the third edition of 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems explains the disciplinary process and provides ready-to-use documents that eliminate the stress and second-guessing about what to do and say. These expertly crafted, easily customizable write-ups address: Absenteeism Insubordination Sexual harassment Drug or alcohol abuse Substandard work Email and phone misuse Teamwork issues Managerial misconduct Confidentiality breaches Social media abuse And more With a focus on getting employees back on track, each sample document includes an incident description, a performance improvement plan, outcomes and consequences, and a section for employee rebuttal. Whether you’re addressing an initial infraction or handling termination-worthy transgressions, this trusted resource ensures every encounter remains clear, fair, and—most importantly—legal.
Business & Economics

Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws

Author: Lisa Guerin,Sachi Barreiro

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322824

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 3562

Navigating an employer’s obligations under federal employments laws can be confusing and overwhelming. The FMLA, ADA, FLSA, NLRA--it can be difficult just to keep the acronyms straight! With the The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the 20 major federal employment laws, including: which businesses must comply with each law what each law allows and prohibits which federal agency enforces each law and practical tips to remain within the scope of the law Each chapter is dedicated to explaining and demystifying one federal employment law, including: the Americans with Disabilities Act the Family and Medical Leave Act the Fair Labor Standards Act the National Labor Relations Act the Equal Pay Act and much more Stay ahead of the game and protect your company and yourself--get The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws.
Business & Economics

The Employee Performance Handbook

Smart Strategies for Coaching Employees

Author: Margiet Mader-Clark,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141332245X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 225

View: 3484

Everything you need to coach employees and get troubled performers back on track Confronting employees about poor performance is an ordeal dreaded by managers and HR pros everywhere. The possibility of emotional outbursts—and the specter of a lawsuit—leave many would-be disciplinarians at a loss. The Employee Performance Handbook is a complete how-to guide for employee discipline. Packed with practical and legal advice, this book offers smart strategies that will help you improve employee performance and avoid legal trouble. You’ll learn how to: identify problems early ondecide when discipline is necessarychoose the right response to a problemengage employees in improving performancecollaborate with employees to come up with solutionsfire employees when necessaryprotect against wrongful termination lawsuits With Downloadable Forms You can download sample policies, sample forms, checklists, skills-building exercises, and more, at nolo.com (details inside).
Business & Economics

Stop Bullying at Work

Strategies and Tools for Hr, Legal, & Risk Management Professionals

Author: Teresa A. Daniel,Gary S. Metcalf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781586443856

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 197

View: 5466

Although it is not yet illegal, workplace bullying can poison your organization by undermining employee motivation and by eroding any sense of loyalty or teamwork, and it can ultimately destroy trust at all levels. Bullying affects not just the targets of the abusive conduct, but also their co-workers who cannot understand why senior leaders would tolerate such bad behavior or, worse yet, personally engage in its use. In a nutshell, bullying is bad management at its absolute worst--and it represents a real risk to your organization if left unchecked. Stop Bullying at Work helps HR professionals, legal professionals, and business leaders understand * what workplace bullying is * the harm done to organizations that ignore or minimize bullying behavior * the differences between a workplace bully and a tough boss * the differences between workplace bullying and hazing and harassment
Discrimination in employment

Human Resources Guide to Workplace Investigations

Author: Janice Rubin,Christine M. Thomlinson

Publisher: Canada Law Book

ISBN: 9780888044433

Category: Discrimination in employment

Page: 219

View: 1999

Law

The New Whistleblower's Handbook

A Step-By-Step Guide To Doing What's Right And Protecting Yourself

Author: Stephen Martin Kohn

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493028820

Category: Law

Page: 568

View: 9616

An updated edition of the first-ever consumer guide to whistleblowing by the nation’s leading whistleblower attorney The newest edition of The Whistleblower’s Handbook brings the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to exposing workplace wrongdoing up-to-date with new information on wildlife whistleblowing, auto safety whistleblowing, national security whistleblowing, and ocean pollution whistleblowing. It also includes a new “Toolkit” for international whistleblowers. This essential guide explains nearly all federal and state laws regarding whistleblowing, and in the step-by-step bulk of the book, presents more than twenty must-follow rules for whistleblowers—from finding the best federal and state laws to the dangers of blindly trusting internal corporate “hotlines” to obtaining the proof you need to win the case.
Business & Economics

Employee Relations

Author: Elizabeth Aylott

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749469773

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 216

View: 2483

Employee Relations is a guide to the fundamental principles of employee relations. Tailored to the needs of practitioners it offers a complete overview of the field strongly aligned to the organizational and HR strategy and objectives. Using a combination of practical tools, assessments, scenarios and case studies from best practice it will build your knowledge of the area from understanding the labour market and the employment relationship to trade unions and international governing bodies. The book covers key areas such as conflict and dispute resolution, dismissal and redundancy, rights, ethics and much more. Aligning effective employee relations with strategic objectives, this book will equip you with the skills you need to plan, implement and assess employee relations. Employee Relations is part of the brand new HR Fundamentals series, offering practical advice to HR professionals starting out in their career, completing CPD training or studying for their professional qualifications with the CIPD. It is the complimentary partner title to Employment Law, also by the same author.
Business & Economics

Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

Guidelines for Investigation and Control

Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241547227

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 146

View: 2334

"These guidelines have been written for public health practitioners, food and health inspectors, district and national medical officers, laboratory personnel and others who may undertake or participate in the investigation and control of foodborne disease outbreaks."--P. 4 of cover.
Business & Economics

Create Your Own Employee Handbook

A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Author: Lisa Guerin,Amy Delpo

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323979

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 3644

Every company needs an employee handbook, but not every company has one. Lawyers charge thousands of dollars for a handbook; other “do-it-yourself” products don’t offer the updated legal information and careful guidance necessary to do a good job. Create Your Own Employee Handbook bridges the gap, with detailed explanations, information on current state and federal laws, and more than a hundred sample policies you can tailor to your own workplace.
Employees

Managing the Causes of Work-related Stress

A Step-by-step Approach Using the Management Standards

Author: Great Britain. Health and Safety Executive

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780717662739

Category: Employees

Page: 56

View: 2002

Based on the Management Standards, this new guide will help you, your employees and their representatives manage the issue sensibly and minimise the impact of work-related stress on your business. It might also help you improve how your organisation performs.
Law

Interviews and Interrogations

Butterworth's Library of Investigation

Author: Art Buckwalter

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483163652

Category: Law

Page: 262

View: 8260

Interviews and Interrogations presents the fundamental methods, strategies, and techniques in the art and science of investigation. The text delves on the fundamental legal and professional principles in the practice of investigation. The techniques reviewed cover both civil and criminal investigations. The book also considers the different ways to obtain relevant, evidential facts to be presented to the client or before a court of law or other tribunal. Lawyers, private and public investigators, and students of law will find this book as a good source of knowledge that can be applied to their search for the truth.
Business & Economics

Ten Steps to a Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation System

A Handbook for Development Practitioners

Author: Jody Zall Kusek,Ray C. Rist

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 0821389076

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 2120

This Handbook provides a comprehensive ten-step model that will help guide development practitioners through the process of designing and building a results-based monitoring and evaluation system.