HR Management

The Need for Employee Handbooks Are Rising

Employee handbooks are a key component of a business’s ability to function properly. Communication is key, and having an employee handbook highlights essential information — from policies and procedures to holiday schedules, to defining everyday team expectations. They establish your company culture. HR Affiliates believes your employee handbook should encapsulate your values and brand voice, …

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HR Management

Returning to Work? Secure Compliance by Revisiting Your Policies and Procedures

As states nationwide prepare to reopen their businesses for operation, it’s essential that business owners review current policies and procedures to instill consistency, structure, and compliance. As a business owner, you should have plans to revisit your policies and consider making the necessary accommodations to encourage a smooth transition. Without policies and procedures, your business …

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HR Management

FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT FAQ

The “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (H.R. 6201) has passed the Senate and been signed by President Donald Trump. A portion of this Act addresses paid leave for employees affected by COVID-19. Other portions of the bill address a variety of concerns related to COVID-19, including an Emergency Food Assistance Program and coverage for testing of COVID-19. This …

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HR Management

Define Business Expectations With an Employee Handbook

Employee handbooks are a key component in maintaining a successful business. Without a compilation of procedures, policies, and workplace conditions, your company is at risk for breaking compliance laws and leaving employees in a grey area when it comes to legal issues that may arise. Your employee handbooks shouldn’t be a cookie-cutter guide, but rather …

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