Monthly Archives September 2014

Infographic: Your state’s employee leave laws

Managing the countless and continuously expanding employee leave laws today, has become an onerous task among HR professionals. BLR and Presagia have created a chart simplifying the task.

There are a myriad of legitimate reasons an employee may need to take leave—and these reasons are seemingly ever-growing. Aside from disability leave, FML leave, pregnancy leave and military leave, there are also many states with laws that provide time off for voting, organ and blood donation, jury duty, court appearances, and for victims of crime—among other reasons.

BLR and Presagia have updated their ‘Do You Know Your State Leave Laws’ infographic to make it easier for HR professionals to keep track of these various laws...

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September is National Preparedness Month. Are your employees prepared for the worst?

Can your emergency plan be more efficient?  Are your employees ready?  Below BLR offers important steps to improve your emergency plan along with essential training tips to administer your preparedness program effectively.

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 40 percent of businesses never reopen following a major disaster. September is National Preparedness Month, so schedule an all-hands safety meeting to review the essentials of emergency preparedness.

As you review your program, make sure it reflects the types of emergencies your facility is most likely to experience. You may find you need to plan separate training sessions for different emergency situations, especially if you work with hazardous materials.

Your emergency training should cover the following ...

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