Tag: Policies

HR Famous Podcast: The Art of Marrying Up, HR Leader Use of Professional Conduct Policies

On episode 46 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee  come together to discuss the art and concept of marrying up, use John Krasinksi and Emily Blunt as their case study, then pivot to something more serious and talk about the use of Professional Conduct Policies by HR Leaders in crazy times. Listen below (click this link if you don’t…

Vaccine Policies For The Workplace: What Should You Do?

Read Time23 Second Over the last week we’ve had dozens of conversations about what employers can do for vaccine policy. Let me summarize what we’ve learned, with research from Jeff Levin-Scherz, Ben Lupin (published in HRE) and Jena McGregor (published in Washington Post). And stay tuned, we’re learning more day by day. 1/ Can … Read more» The post Vaccine Policies For The Workplace:…

Why Less is More with Policies

Read Time1 Minute, 0 Second “If you need a screwdriver, don’t use a mallet. The more comprehensive the policy, the less flexibility there is to deal with people. Pretty soon, the plan defeats the purpose.” - Heather Bussing   Many employment policies are giant sledgehammers   If you need a screwdriver, don’t use a mallet. Many employment policies are giant sledgehammers. Large companies often…

The Changing Workplace, Part 2: Creating New Workplace Safety Policies

In the past, once a decision was made to implement a change in workplace policy, a company could plan that the policy would stay in place for the relatively long term. Not anymore.  “Gone are the days where HR and legal teams could have a phone call on Monday, make the change effective on Friday, and not talk in-between,” says Claire Deason, an employment…

58.com tackles safety concerns with bespoke insurance policies

Chinese classifieds leader 58.com (NYSE: WUBA) continues to work at battling negative perceptions of online recruitment in China, particularly among recent university graduates. The company has reportedly linked up with two of the country’s largest insurance providers in an effort to better protect jobseekers on its platforms. The Beijing-based company has struck an agreement with heavyweight conglomerate Ping An Insurance and online-only insurance technology company, ZhongAn Online…

NLRB Overturns Rules On Joint Employer and Neutral Policies

On 3-2 votes, the NLRB Republican majority today overturned two precedent setting cases. One involved the standard it adopted just two years ago to determine joint employer status. The second set aside a 13 year-old standard governing whether facially neutral workplace rules and policies interfered with protected worker rights.