Fri July 21 2017

How to avoid discrimination practices during the hiring process

It is illegal to discriminate against any protected category during your interview process. The Equal Employment Opportunity Laws, which include the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, all prevent employers from favoring and/or discriminating against candidates based on race, color, age, religion, medical condition, disability, etc.

Fri July 14 2017

Equal employment Opportunities

It's the law! When hiring, it is illegal to discriminate based on any protected category. When hiring an employee, strictly look at an applicant’s qualifications and skills rather than any discriminatory features such as race and/or gender. The Equal Employment Opportunity law restricts employers from discriminatory acts in the workplace and failure to comply with these laws can results in potential litigations.

Mon July 10 2017

Safety Tip - Ergonomics

Proper ergonomics prevent carpal tunnel, back problems, and other conditions. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common work-related condition that can be caused due to repetitive hand movements (like typing) and by working in an awkward or similar position for long periods of time. Lower back problems, upper limb problems, and neck complaints are other common work related health problems.

Fri June 30 2017

Preventing wage discrimination in the workplace

Wage discrimination is against the law. As an employer, it’s your responsibility to make sure that your employees are provided equal pay for equal work. The Equal Pay Act as well as Title VII, the ADEA, and the ADA target wage discrimination in all forms of pay including salary, bonuses, overtime, benefits, etc. Under these acts, discriminating against employees based on age, sex, color, religion or disability is strictly prohibited.

Fri June 23 2017

How We Work: Responsiveness

At Executive HR Consulting Group, we understand that many HR issues are time-sensitive and need to be addressed as soon as possible. Simple problems tend to escalate and grow if they are not resolved immediately. A quick response is usually essential to finding a successful solution in the work environment.

Fri June 16 2017

Conflict Resolution

Beware of violence in the workplace. You never know when or how it will begin. Workplace conflict is not uncommon and issues can arise for a number of reasons. As an employer, it’s important to be aware of how your employees are interacting with one another and make sure that tension and hostility are not triggered or present.

Fri June 09 2017

Labor Law Update: New Equal Access Regulations

New labor regulations specifying protections for transgender persons, including equal access to the use of facilities such as restrooms, will go into effect on July 1st, 2017. The regulations expand protections provided by California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

Fri June 02 2017

HR policy: Mandatory supervisor sexual harassment training

It’s the law – employers with 50 or more employees must offer sexual harassment training to all of their managers and supervisors. Sexual harassment is a serious offense in the workplace so it’s important for employees to have proper preventative training. During training, supervisory employees can learn how to handle reports of sexual harassment as well as learn what steps to take to prevent incidences from occurring.

Wed May 31 2017

ECG can help Companies conduct their Exit Interviews

Why Conduct an Exit Interview? When a company terminates an employee, they typically know the reason why the termination. Be it poor work performance, theft or lack of quality work, the reason why you terminate your employee is clear.

However, when an employee resigns, it is not so clear. The employee may say that they are relocating, or have found a better opportunity, but is that the real reason?

Mon May 22 2017

The key components of a personnel file

Having organized and well maintained personnel files is very important. Personnel files are created for all employees upon hire and hold important and confidential information about the employee. These files hold important job-related documents that include your employees’ resume and job application, performance evaluations, attendance record, etc.