With the New Year comes new laws and a reminder about some related notifications from the past. There are new COVID-19 Rules and Regulations effective January 01, 2021 that all California Employers need to be aware of and actions taken to be compliant.
Navigating the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 on your business functions can be challenging. And the road-map continues to change.
Businesses and HR professionals are struggling with compliance challenges and best practices in the face of a novel virus pandemic known as COVID-19.
No business wants to be subject to an employee lawsuit, but the odds are good that any business will be at some point. The question is whether they'll be prepared when it does happen.
[This post was previously published in June 2018. It has been updated and revised to provide the most up-to-date information.]
When it comes to thinking about employee lawsuits there are two major actions that need to be taken: prevention and preparation.
Most businesses are aware of the need for ADA website compliance for example, but in 2020 there are more compliance trends to consider.
Compliance risk is, essentially, a company's exposure to legal penalties, financial forfeiture and material loss an organization in the face of failure to comply with industry laws and regulations, as well as internal policies and industry best practices.
Every business should have a comprehensive policy manual available for all employees. The challenge is keeping it up-to-date.
[This post was previously published in July 2017. It has been updated and revised to provide the most up-to-date information.]
An organization's policy manual, assuming they have one, is often referred to as their "policies and procedures" manual. This can be a bit misleading, however, as a true policy manual or employee handbook should really only document an organization's policies.
Their procedures should be housed in a separate document, or documents.