What does it cost to get a Church Employee Handbook?

What does it cost to get a Church Employee Handbook?  Many wonder how much they should pay for a church employee policy manual.  That price really depends on which of the following three paths you choose to follow: Do-it-yourself (template) Consulting company (custom designed) Lawyer (legally strong but not customized) 1. Do-it-Yourself Path: Many consider …

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California businesses have to provide smoke protection to employees

An Wildfire Smoke Regulation that was passed in California as an emergency regulation and took effect on July 30, 2019, is scheduled to become permanent on January 28, 2020. The idea is to protect workers who are having to labor in a smoky environment caused by wildfires. California employers should familiarize themselves with these requirements …

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Why get a Restaurant Employee Handbook?

Fairness in employment.  An employee handbook sets your employee policies and procedures in writing for your restaurant, grill, or cafe.   With a well designed restaurant employee manual you will gain many benefits: 1) your HR policies will be clear and consistent, 2) you will lower the chance of misunderstanding or frustration among staff, 3) you …

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Why get a Texas Employee Handbook?

Fairness in employment.  An employee handbook sets your employee policies and procedures in writing for your Texas business.   With a well designed Texas employee manual you will gain many benefits: 1) your HR policies will be clear and consistent, 2) you will lower the chance of misunderstanding or frustration among staff, 3) you will offer protection to the business, …

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Avoiding Religious Discrimination

The federal EEOC reported an increase of 13%  for religious discrimination claims in 2007.  Of the 2880 claims, 59.3% were found to have “no reasonable cause”.   On the claims with any merit, the EEOC collected $6.4 million, not counting litigation awards.  With society’s ever-growing religious diversity, it is important for organizations to understand how to …

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What does it cost to get an Employee Handbook?

What does it cost to get an Employee Handbook?  Many wonder how much they should pay for an employee handbook.  That price really depends on which of the following three paths you choose to follow: Do-it-yourself (template) HR consulting company (custom designed) Lawyer (legally strong but no customized) 1. Do-it-Yourself Path: Many consider buying an …

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Employee Discipline

One of the least favorite things to do as a supervisor is to discipline an employee. No one likes to confront another person, but sometimes we have to. You might be tempted to ignore a problem, but if you do so it will just get worse. In addition, by not providing correction, you are being …

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Must Employees Get Paid for Bad Weather Shutdowns?

Are businesses required to pay employees during bad weather shutdowns?   Many companies have faced an emergency shutdown due to severe weather, so it is important to know whether you need to pay employees during those shutdowns.  Pay requirements differ by employee classification and by state law. Bad Weather Pay Procedures:  Do you pay employees during an …

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Free E-book on Hiring Paperwork

A new business book, HIRING PAPERWORK, will be free for two days on Amazon (March 28-29, 2014).  This is an excellent resource to help with the following: Form I-9, W-4 Form, New Hire Registry, E-Verify program, and other new hire paperwork. Download a copy to your e-reader, smart phone, or computer to have it on hand when …

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