Many human resource departments could lay claim to an episode of the television series “Hoarders,” which chronicles the tribulations of people who suffer from compulsive hoarding. But the tendency to hang on to employment-related documents is completely understandable given the myriad of laws and regulations governing the maintenance and destruction of these records. On top […]
How To Write Employee Policies and Procedures: A Guide for Small Businesses
Whether you have one employee or 100 employees, they need to understand your company’s expectations and standards of behavior. It’s also customary to highlight your mission, vision and values through your policy and procedures.
Employers Required To Provide Nursing Mothers Break Time
Here’s an excerpt from a blog post from the website of Phelps Dunbar, Counselors at Law, LLC on changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act, (FLSA), relating to nursing mothers. An amendment to the FLSA requires employers to provide a “reasonable break time” to permit an employee…
Small Business Employee Policies Series: Probationary Period
Once you’ve gone through the process of finding and hiring the right candidate, the last thing that you’d expect is the need to fire your new employee. Despite thoroughly interviewing and checking references, it is not out of the realm of possibility that your new employee will not be a good fit.