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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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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Need help with New Hire forms?

Looking for an easy-to-use guide for completing new hire paperwork? Check out this book by Genuine HR  (part of the Be a Better Boss series) Hiring Paperwork written by the staff of Genuine HR Available from Amazon Price: $2.99 e-book A Description of the book: Here is a practical and concise guidebook to lead you through …

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Hiring Church Employees- discounted guidebook

For this week only, Hiring Church Employees, the e-book by Genuine HR, will be discounted to just $1.99 on Amazon. (Regular price is $4.99) Hurry and get a copy for anyone in your church that has hiring responsibilities.  Sale ends Sunday. Since it is an e-book, you can load it on your e-reader, laptop, desktop, …

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How to Hire Good Employees

Do you need practical help learning how to hire good employees? If so, we recommend an excellent guidebook on the subject: EMPLOYER'S GUIDE TO HIRING PEOPLE. This book covers the following topics: Assessing your staffing needs (Do you really need to hire someone? What kind of worker?) Advertising your job openings and deciding who to …

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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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