You've heard the statement, "If it’s not written down, it didn’t happen." The human resources mantra to managers and supervisors is to "document, document, document," because disciplinary actions can often give rise to claims of discrimination, leading to high costs of litigation.
Your employment policy manual is a crucial management tool for sharing essential workplace rules. But getting those rules wrong can turn the tool into a weapon employment lawyers wield against your organization in court. Updating your handbook now is more important than ever.
Do you really know FMLA as well as you should? Does your organization have a thorough policy that covers all of the situations you might face in administering FMLA? If an employee tries to take advantage of FMLA, would you know how to handle it?
Great leaders not only know and manage themselves well, but they are also able to harness the power of emotions to create significant connections with others and be positive influences on their teams and throughout their organizations.