Only Sound HR Policies and Procedures Will Protect Your Organization From a Discrimination Lawsuit

Each year, hundreds of companies are involved in investigations of alleged discrimination, while thousands more are at risk. Workplace discord and disharmony can be attributed to poorly written policies and procedures. The best way to avoid a great deal of workplace conflict is to have Policies and Procedures for all personnel activity. Policies and Procedures that are well-organized, with defined protocols and practices for the specific organization or company, which also are non-discrimin...
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How to De-ICE Your Company

Today on the blog we have Bruce E. Buchanan of Siskind Susser discussing immigration compliance: Immigration compliance for employers is becoming more and more important.  Since 2008, the chances of being inspected and fined by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have grown by 600%. In FY 2014, ICE collected $15.7 million from employers, and that doesn’t even account for the millions of dollars of assets that were forfeited. Under many state laws, a company can lose their business lic...
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Your Hiring policy Should Be Consistent and Clear

Hiring the right candidate can be a very difficult decision. For this reason, having a sound hiring policy can help your organization stay compliant while identifying the ideal candidate for the job. Everyone involved in the hiring process needs to be alerted to the policy and procedures included in hiring.  The hiring procedures must be outlined and followed as to avoid confusion, duplication, overlapping or overlooking a vital step.  Each company will probably have a unique hiring policy ...
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