How TIAA is Elevating ER and Creating a Chief Employee Relations Officer

Learn how TIAA, a Fortune 100 financial services organization, elevated their leadership team by creating the Chief Employee Relations Officer role.

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Considering the Employee Experience During the Investigative Process

Creating a positive employee experience usually focuses on perks and benefits, but what happens when an investigation is needed? Create a culture where employees report incidents, knowing that issues

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Addressing Sexual Harassment in University Settings

Female academic faculty face harassment at levels second only to the military. Employers need to take a hard look at how they address sexual harassment, how they enable female employees and students t

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Oops! Here's What Happens When Managers Don’t Document Key Employee Conversations

How often have your managers presented a plan to fire a problem employee, when the employee’s performance records on file are stellar? Learn the best ways to capture and store performance information

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4 Types of Employment Litigation Expenses Employers Should Track

Expenses add up fast for employment litigation cases. Does your organization track time, legal fees, and other associated costs? It makes sense for employers to know these costs for planning purposes.

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4 Best Practices for Making Employee ADA Accommodations

Reasonable accommodation can be a tricky issue for employee relations. Good legal counsel can provide perspecitve, but these practices that can also help simplify the process of accommodating employee

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How to Help Employees Set Priorities

Workplace stress can hamper productivity and employee engagement. When employers set clear priorities and leaders provide the systems, processes and tools their employees need, the employees can focus

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Five Alternatives to an Employee Reduction in Force (RIF)

A reduction in force (RIF) is painful for employees receiving the decision, and remaining employees face low morale and higher demands. Employers should think critically and creatively when consideri

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How Much Should a Manager Know About an Investigation?

You’re deep into the investigative process - interviewing witnesses, gathering evidence and capturing your findings. At what point do you loop the manager in and to what degree? Read on to find out ho

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Reductions In Force: How To Stay Compliant

A reduction in force (RIF) can be hard on the workplace. However, there are times when an RIF is essential to business operations. Here are some key things to know about RIFs.

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