Posts Tagged ‘workplace policies’

California Prohibits Discrimination Based on Hairstyle

On July 3, Governor Gavin Newsom made California the first state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle. The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) makes it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of specified characteristics, including race. SB 188 expands the state’s anti-discrimination laws to prohibit discrimination against employees and students based on their […]

16 Jul 19 - Workplace Policies - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Keep Your Workplace Running Smoothly During Summer Vacations

Hotter temperatures and no school for the kids means many employees are using up their vacation time. In fact, nearly six in 10 workers (58 percent) save their vacation time for June, July and August, according to a recent Accountemps survey. Respondents plan to take an average of 10 days off during these summer months. […]

2 Jul 19 - Time Off, Workplace Policies - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

Improving Employees’ Mental Health Helps Businesses’ Bottom Line

As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close, employers should know that creating a supportive work environment promoting mental health resources and encouraging employees to take advantage of them leads to a happier, more productive workforce. Approximately 43.8 million Americans — one in five — experience mental illness in a given year. Because mental […]

30 May 19 - Health and Safety - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Your Employees May Be Filing Their Taxes at Work

Tax day is today! Whether you’ve had to pay or received a refund, one thing is certain – your employees have most likely been working on their taxes while on the job! Forty-three percent of workers say it’s common for employees to prepare their taxes during business hours, according to a new Accountemps survey. Additionally, […]

15 Apr 19 - Workplace Policies - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Tank Tops and Flip Flops — Summer Dress Codes

Summer is here! The weather is getting hotter, and while some employees fight over the office temperature, others may angle for a more casual dress code. How does your company feel about tank tops and flip-flops? Every workplace differs. Do your employees need to wear professional business attire every workday? Or is your environment more […]

12 Jul 18 - Workplace Policies - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »