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Worker notification requirements when layoffs are planned for 2008

12/01/2007

Q. We employ nearly 100 employees at a facility in San Jose. What type of notice must we provide if we are planning to lay off more than half of these employees during the first quarter of next year? …

8 ways to kill HR credibility … and tips to avoid them

12/01/2007

Lose your credibility and you lose your career. Credibility is the most important predictor of an HR professional’s effectiveness, according to the 2007 Human Resource Competency Study (HRCS) by The RBL Group leadership firm. Here are eight key ways to diminish or destroy your credibility …

Keeping employees safe when serving alcohol at company parties

12/01/2007

Q. I’m an HR director and I’m planning our company’s holiday party. What is our liability as the host if we serve alcohol? …

If layoff decision affects only a few, no notice necessary

12/01/2007

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) requires employers to notify workers of a mass layoff if the affected site has at least 50 employees. But the U.S. Labor Department regulations interpreting WARN specify that employees in the field belong to the office they report to. What happens, then, when a regional office employs just a handful of workers? …

Blessed are the peacemakers: Firm provides biblical ADR

12/01/2007

Alternative dispute resolution—or ADR—has many proponents and detractors, but one Indiana attorney has devoted his practice exclusively to a biblically based ADR. Bill Blew, based in Fishers, uses a dispute resolution system developed by Montana-based Peacemaker AE Ministries …

Form: Management Score Card: Rating Your Supervisor

11/21/2007
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Exit Interview Form

11/21/2007
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Self-Audit: Discussing Performance Problems

11/20/2007
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Self-Audit: Are You an Effective Delegator?

11/20/2007
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Self-Audit: Gaining Compliance From Stubborn Employees

11/20/2007
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