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Cybersecurity Protections And Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 5, 2019 1:17:15 PM

One of the sobering realities of business in today's world is that everyone is vulnerable to cyberattacks and the threat never subsides. What should businesses do?

 

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Topics: cybersecurity, privacy issues, accessibility, websites, workplace safety

HR Management And Cybersecurity

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 14, 2019 10:45:00 AM

Every business needs to maintain cybersecurity in the workplace. This is especially true for businesses in the healthcare industry and every retail business handling customer information.

 

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Topics: social security number, cybersecurity, identity theft, personal technology, privacy issues

Be Clear On Workplace Harassment

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 25, 2018 8:40:00 AM

Workplace harassment of various kinds is an unfortunate reality in businesses. And employers are subject to liabilities when it occurs. HR managers needs to be clear about harassment laws and policies.

Despite the recent news stories about the subject, harassment of various types does not appear to have decreased noticeably in the American workplace. In fact, current statistics reflect either a heightened awareness of harassment, or an actual increase in incidents. Either way, the numbers are too high.

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Topics: HR best practices, labor law compliance, harassment, sexual harassment, privacy issues

Be Clear On Labor Law And Drug Policies In California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 10, 2018 8:30:00 AM

November 2016 saw the legalizing of recreational use of marijuana in California. Then recreational marijuana sales became legal in California on January 1, 2018. But what does this mean for the workplace?

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Topics: policies and procedures, labor law, drug testing, privacy issues

Be Clear On Employee Technology And Social Media Use Policies

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 30, 2018 8:35:15 AM

Numbers of surveys confirm that social media and technology use among employees leads to a loss of productivity. But, more importantly, legal and security concerns are on the rise because of it, as well.

Technology has great potential for businesses in almost every realm of their organizations. However, its personal use by employees has also become the number one employment legal risk for employers. In fact, according to a recent study, businesses report that about 25 percent of outgoing email contains content that could pose a legal, financial or regulatory risk.

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Topics: policies and procedures, employee lawsuits, cybersecurity, personal technology, privacy issues

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