Tania Basheer of Blue Sky Coaching recommends a number of actions you can take to help a new employee grow in his or her career.
Employers can be liable under the ADA if they “regard” someone as disabled—that is, assuming and acting as if the person has a disability. That’s true whether the worker is disabled or not. Telling an employee she should pick up medical forms to apply for disability benefits and sending her home until she does apply probably means the employer regarded the employee as disabled.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau has awarded $1.55 million in grants to eight state and local employment and labor departments to research and analyze how paid leave programs can be developed and implemented across the country.
Even in an era when political discourse is perpetually polarized, almost 90% of Americans agree that the federal government should do more to bolster the capabilities of U.S. workers.
Though you can’t control the actions of the employee or force him to stay in a job, you can mitigate the aftermath with a few smart steps.
According to a recent survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management, 65% of employers have hired an employee who was sourced through such sites as LinkedIn and Facebook.