Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Employee Issues

September 5, 2018 - It would be wonderful if we could solve all problems in the workplace before they occur, but this is not likely to happen. What we can do, however, is pay attention to the issues that may arise and learn how to mitigate or avoid them. That's what this week's articles attempt to help us with. 

A culture that fosters empathy in the workplace is one of the best ways to create an engaged workforce that combats the loss of productivity and more. (Item #1)   Do you know some of the key issues employers should monitor in 2018 that may trigger a handbook update? (Item #2)   These are four areas for employers to consider when reviewing their workplace privacy policies. (Item #3)

Here are a few traits of leaders and ways employees can become leaders when a crisis strikes to help their co-workers, staff, and managers weather a turbulent time. (Item #4)   Companies must take reasonable steps to investigate and address problems -- no matter how small - that may be creating a hostile work environment. (Item #5)   Each of these 10 points starts as a nugget of advice for a manager or a boss about what they should do to avoid being sued by employees. (Item #6)

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