What is Workplace Bullying?

July 14th, 2008 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Discrimination, Employee Relations, Harassment, Human Resources, Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying often involves the abuse of power. The 2007 Zogby International survey concluded that 72% of workplace bullies are…

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Why is it Important to Have an Employee Handbook?

A well-drafted employee handbook has many benefits, including: Legal Protection: The most vital benefit of having an employee handbook is…

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Develop an Effective Attendance Policy

January 14th, 2008 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Attendance, Employee Relations, Family Leave, Human Resources, Wellness Programs

Every employer should develop an attendance policy which can be easily referenced by its employees (usually in an employee handbook)….

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Commissioned Salespersons Must Now Have Written Agreements

October 1st, 2007 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Relations, New York Law, NYS DOL

New York Labor Law Section 191 (c) has been amended, effective October 16, 2007, to require that employers place the…

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Conducting a Harassment Investigation

September 15th, 2007 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Discrimination, Employee Relations, Harassment, Human Resources, Investigations

In 2003, the New Hampshire Supreme Court decided a case in which a female employee of the MPB Corporation sued…

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The Law Dresses Itself for Employer Needs

July 13th, 2007 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Dress Codes, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Religion

There is no federal law governing employee dress codes. Private employers may set whatever dress guidelines they wish, as long…

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What is Retaliation?

May 15th, 2007 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Relations, Employer Liability, Retaliation

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) statistics show that plaintiffs often succeed with retaliation claims even when the underlying discrimination claim…

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Formal Communication

April 15th, 2007 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Discrimination, Employee Relations, Harassment, Human Resources, Technology

Don’t be lulled into thinking that because people use contractions, abbreviations, and are more personal in e-mail, that it is…

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Make Job Expectations Known

March 14th, 2007 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Handbook, Employee Performance, Employee Relations, Human Resources

Employees become extremely frustrated when they are unsure of what is expected of them in the workplace. There are, however,…

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Do My Performance Appraisals Capture Key Performance Criteria?

February 14th, 2007 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Performance, Employee Relations, Human Resources

Performance appraisals are used to increase employee motivation, improve business efficiency, reward effective job performance, clarify and define job functions…

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