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Employee & Volunteer Strategies & Responsbilities
Employee and volunteer strategies are very important for your business. Where would your business be if it were not for those who assist you continually in all the many aspects it may be involved with?  Are proper safeguards in place to protect them and the business, as each is challenged in today's culture?  Having things in proper perspective could yield a great return in attitudes, loyalty, retention, and work quality and efficiency.Employment Forms, where to find information on employment rules and regulations, best practices.  If referrals for legal or accounting persons are needed, please contact us or note our Business Net Connections page on this site.

Self Audit Employees & Volunteers
Self Audit Employees & Volunteers
  

To assist each employer in reviewing your risks, we have included a self audit form that is not considered all inclusive but will give you a general review. Please add other items that you feel are risks your organization is faced with today. This material must be used only as suggestions with the understanding that we are not engaged in rendering legal or accounting services. If legal or accounting services are required, you should engage a competent professional for your consulting and review of materials.

Health & Physical Considerations
   According to the insurance industry and the medical establishment, persons who work in office environments are prone to depression and related illnesses. It is important today that an employer encourages the employees to get proper exercise, rest, nutrition, relaxation, and variety in their work. It is just as important to review the work environment and provided space for health considerations.  Healthy employees and volunteers will yield a generous return of higher productivity, with greater efficiency and better attitudes. 
Health & Physical Considerations
Work Space Considerations
Work Space Considerations
  

Work space and conditions can affect your employee's attitude, health and physical condition. You should make sure that work areas meet government stardards for safety measures, are clean, pleasent places, are environmentally healthy, and have enough room for the required work activities. Review your training programs to see if proper training has been provided for employees and volunteers having to work with your equipment and facilities. Is the equipment well maintained and service kept up-to-date and on file?  Suggestions follow on the next page.

Applications, Forms & Handbooks
   It is critical today that employers understand the importance of proper applications, forms and handbooks. There should be a a provided signature and date space on forms and handbooks, stating that the employee and volunteer have read and understand them. Timely updates and sign-offs, should be done as changes are made, or yearly for reminding each of their expectations and responsiblities. Each should be reviewed by your legal counsel before use. Some suggestions follow on the next page.
Applications, Forms & Handbooks
Benefit Offerings, Employer Responsibilities, Govt Forms
Benefit Offerings, Employer Responsibilities, Govt Forms
   Group life, Disability, Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement Plans, and consumer/personal products, reimbursed education expenses, etc. Benefits  can yield a great return for employee retention, attitudes, work quality and efficiency. A review of your benefit practices and offerings is best reviewed with your legal  and accounting professionals. Along with the products we can offer your organization we offer suggestions for employer responsiblities that relate to some of the Govt required forms that must be cared for today. Click here
Binding Arbitration Procedures For Resolving Disputes
   It is critical that your organization has written binding arbitration procedures noted in your handbook and applicastions that have been reviewed by your legal counsel. This can provide a great vehicle for assisting your organization through the litigation minefields of today's culture. To often today, litigation has been thought of as the first option, and for some, the only option for resolving issues when there are others that are less expensive and less harmful to the organization, employee, and/or volunteer.
Binding Arbitration Procedures For Resolving Disputes
Payroll Forms & Procedures
Payroll Forms & Procedures
  

Proper understanding and procedures with your payroll forms is critical today; many enities are reviewing your forms and practices. We suggest that you review your practices with your legal counsel and accountant. If a referral is needed for those professional persons, please contact us. Some suggestions and forms follow.

Termination & Discipline Procedures
   It is critical that you have written termination and disciplining procedures for both employees and volunteers in place that treat all equally, and which have been reviewed and approved by your legal counsel. These should be included in your employee and volunteer handbook and must be signed off as being read and understood. Any action taken must be noted and signed off by the employee or volunteer and employer and kept in the confidential personal file of the person.
Termination & Discipline Procedures
Training & Orientation Practices
Training & Orientation Practices
   In today's culture, with all its change and litigations, it is important that employers take the proper time for employees and volunteers have proper training and orientation for the position and expectations they are applying for. A good match is vital today for an on-going and successful organization. Just as important is the on-going training and orientation, which should include annual required continuing education, including workshops and seminars with noted certificates and notes and/or sign-offs in the employee or volunteer file. A review by your legal counsel is recommended. Suggestions follow.
Employee & Volunteer Annual Reviews
   Your employees and volunteers should  have an annual review with you, reviewing with them how they are meeting organizational expectations. Written review forms must be in writing and kept in the confidential file of the employee or volunteer. Any changes of the organizaiton to their handbook, and procedures should be reviewed with a sign-off, at this time by both employee and volunteer. Your legal counsel should review your procedures and forms before use.
Employee & Volunteer Annual Reviews
Foreign Travel Risks Strategies
Foreign Travel Risks Strategies
   We offer foreign travel medical insurance that provides coverage for emergency medical flights and other medical care that may be necessary when traveling abroad. Over-looking this could cost you the loss of your assets since most U.S. medical plans do not cover this important area. We also cover visitors from other countries to the U.S. for business or pleasure. For link click here: 
Sexual Misconduct Safeguards
  

This material must be used with the understanding that we are not engaged in rendering legal advive.  If legal services are required, you should engage a competent professional for your consulting and review of materials. The management of this type of risk demands safeguards which are consistantly followed.

Sexual Misconduct Safeguards
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