Risk Reduction Through Progressive Discipline

(From the 24-Hour HR Support Center)

Because behavioral problems and poor performance can be detrimental to the bottom line, many employers want to be rid of problematic employees ASAP. Small businesses in particular may not feel that they have the time or money to work on correcting bad behavior or …read more…

Reminder: Post Your OSHA Summary Log by February 1

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandates that all employers who are required to maintain the OSHA 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, post a summary of the previous year’s log between February 1 and April 30 each year.

The summary (OSHA Form 300A) must be certified by …read more…

The Unfortunate Gift That Keeps on Giving…the Flu

As the holidays approach and we think about gift giving, there is one that we really don’t like to give or receive and that is a nasty case of the flu. Last year was an especially bad flu season and this year the steps we take can help to keep …read more…

KMA to Participate in Portland “Business Breakfast Forum: HR Right Now”

Controversies that dominate the headlines—such as gun control, marijuana legalization, sexual harassment—also have an impact on the workplace. This free panel discussion, April 11, at the Portland Public Library, covers how Human Resource departments are responding to various legal and cultural shifts affecting employees.

Does a …read more…