Workplace Protection in the #MeToo Era

Workplace Protection in the #MeToo Era

The #MeToo movement isn’t ancient history. No matter what else shoves its way into the national discourse, the discussion on sexual harassment in the workplace is ongoing and that discussion is changing the American workplace. ConnectedHR provides Human Resources to...
Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations – Part 2

Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations – Part 2

Business owners turn to HR firms when they want to protect their company and their employees. When an incident occurs, it’s important to be legally compliant. As seen in our previous article, Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations – Part 1, we gave you lots...

Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations- Part 1

When the HR department receives a complaint, or something seems suspicious, one of the first steps is to determine whether an internal investigation is warranted or not. Usually, the answer is yes. An investigation is required after an employee files a claim with the...

The Cost of Unsafe Business: OSHA and Workplace Safety

According to the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1970, employers are required to create safe working environments for their employees. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) was created to enforce these rules. It maintains two separate yet...
Curbing Inappropriate Conversations in the Workplace

Curbing Inappropriate Conversations in the Workplace

Construction workers get a bad rap: inappropriate work talk is everywhere. Even if you have a “thick skin” and work with people you know personally, someone’s going to get way too comfortable and turn off their filter. Some things are obvious, but not to everyone. As...
Crime in the Workplace: Embezzlement

Crime in the Workplace: Embezzlement

Worst case scenario: you trust an employee with access to your company’s money and they steal enough to put you out of business. As you probably know already, embezzlement can have a devastating impact on a company. While corporate crimes like these should be handled...