There was a time when employers paid their employees in cash. Employers prepared envelopes of money that would be handed out to employees weekly at the end of a shift. Employees went home, paid their rent and paid off their credit account at the corner grocer. If an employee still struggled to..
With Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana on January 1, 2020, those of us who are employers in Wisconsin find ourselves surrounded by states where marijuana is legal in some form. (Michigan and Illinois recreational, Minnesota medicinal.)
Workplace violence occurs with some frequency and, unfortunately, it sometimes turns deadly. Co-workers, management, and human resources staff may all be targeted. Regardless of their level of involvement, employees of companies where a violent act has taken place are negatively impacted and the..
Employer paid leave programs for employees are making headlines throughout the country. In some states and municipalities they are mandated by law. But for most employers, they remain a voluntary program that employers are increasingly turning to in an effort to support employee wellbeing and..
In Wisconsin, we are fortunate to have a number of very active organizations that have as their mission the support and development of the Human Resources Profession.
Everyone is talking about the labor shortage. It is negatively impacting almost every industry and it seems to be prevalent in both rural and urban areas. Employers are struggling to find solutions to address the shortage with the goal of attracting a larger and higher quality applicant pool.
The story of a famous sports figure found allegedly driving impaired has received recent widespread media coverage. A first time arrest for OWI would not normally result in such a high level of attention, except that the person is a celebrity in a sport known for personal discipline and decorum.
- Do you have employees who struggle with difficult financial problems?
- Are there employees at your company who face challenges caring for elderly family members?
- Has mental illness affected your staff or their families?
- Does substance abuse impact the performance of some employees?
- Have your..