How KRESS Makes Substance Abuse Testing Easy

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There’s no doubt about it. Employee drug screening improves safety and productivity. The American Council for Drug Education Reports that employees who abuse drugs and alcohol suffer from being 33 percent less productive, 10 times more likely to miss work, and are responsible for 40 percent of all industrial fatalities. That’s why KRESS makes ordering drug screening that is compliant and accurate easy for HR managers and supervisors. Here’s how we do it:

 

Step 1: We customize a drug policy for ...

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Weekend Roundup: Taking a Knee, Starbucks in Hot Water, and State Registries

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It seems like everyone has an opinion on NFL players taking a knee. It’s the topic of every Sunday football party and every column in the labor law industry—yes, labor law. As an HR manager, this is a topic to stay on top of when it comes to legal consequences for employers. This week, we’re reviewing taking a knee, a Starbucks class-action lawsuit, and a federal judge’s ruling on a state sex-offender registry.

 

Opinion: NFL Players May Have an Ally ...

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Weekend Roundup: Workplace Safety Updates, the Birth Control Mandate, and Apple

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Workplace safety is a top priority for most companies, but complying with new laws can be confusing. OSHA allows states to adopt additional safety regulations, and this system is broken down in a recent SHRM article. New complications might also arise for some HR managers due to an update to a federal birth control mandate, and Apple has a new HR leader. Let’s take a closer look at these headlines:

 

State Workplace Safety Standards May Exceed OSHA’s Rules

Multistate employers know ...

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Weekend Roundup: What to Learn from Weinstein, HIV in California, and Pensions

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To start off October, one news story has dominated the headlines: sexual harassment. Actions like Harvey Weinstein’s are not simply a Hollywood problem, however. Companies across the U.S. can learn from how the Weinstein company handled the accusations. Other headlines this week included an update to a law on HIV exposure in California and potentially rising pension costs. Let’s get caught up:

 

A Culture of Complicity at the Weinstein Company

Many of the sexual harassment accusations against Harvey Weinstein include mentions ...

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HR Tips: Preventing Employees From Emailing After Hours

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We send and receive hundreds of emails every week. Email is still the most frequently used method of communication for businesses. It’s on our desktops, our laptops, and now it’s on our personal phones and Apple Watches—but when does it become too much? It can be tempting for employees (and ourselves) to email after hours on weeknights or weekends. If your company culture is promoting a better work-life balance, then this is an issue that will be tough to tackle.

 

Taking ...

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HR Tips: Rock Your Employee Engagement Surveys

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Employee engagement surveys are a great way to receive feedback from employees on company culture, job satisfaction, and more. The idea of conducting a survey seems simple, but it’s important to ask the right questions. Clear, concise questions can provide accurate and reliable results, while surveys with confusing questions can frustrate employees and provide unreliable results.

 

Surveys are a complicated topic, but with a few tips, you can start in the right direction. When creating your employee feedback survey, here are ...

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HR Tips: Essential Employee Engagement Survey Questions

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You think employees are satisfied at your company—but do you have the data to back that up? Employee engagement surveys give human resource managers and department heads a better look into how employees feel about their workplace, colleagues, superiors, and even their own thoughts on their day-to-day work and goals. In a previous blog, [link to the blog above] we discussed how to make your employee engagement surveys useful and effective. Here are questions that will get you started on ...

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Learn How KRESS Makes Ordering Driving Records Seamless

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Every time a company driver gets behind the wheel, your company’s reputation is in their hands. That makes hiring the best drivers and staying DOT-compliant essential. This means that when you’re hiring a driver or it’s been a year since a current employee’s screening, there’s no question that you need to order a motor vehicle history report (MVR). This applies to any employee who will operate a vehicle during their time of employment. For many new HR managers, where to ...

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