Compliance for HR

EXECUTIVE ORDER ON PROTECTING WORKER HEALTH AND SAFETY – OSHA AND COVID-19 – HR Affiliates Blog

On January 21, 2021, President Biden issued an “Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety,” which requires the Department of Labor (“DOL”), acting through its Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), to issue new COVID-19 workplace safety guidance for employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act within two weeks of the date of …

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Most Effective Practices for Conducting Workplace Investigations – HR Affiliates Blog

Employers should take immediate action steps when an employee files a complaint. Being both proactive and responsive to internal complaints helps gather information quicker and increases the investigator’s chances of receiving the most accurate, and up-to-date details. Investigations help companies determine internal issues and resolve them before they become an issue across the board. With …

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HR Management

The Need for Employee Handbooks Are Rising – HR Affiliates Blog

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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