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May 10, 2021

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HR Works Podcasts

HR Works 142: Not All Background Checks Are Created Equal

So many organizations require background checks on potential employees, and there are countless services out there to assist you. But not all background checks are equal, and there are some tricky compliance issues to navigate. Finally, the pandemic has changed the nature of background checks. Fortunately, in this episode, we have two experts to break down and examine these issues.

Reference Guide

The ADA Compliance Guide is designed to provide guidance for the complex process of complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), covering preemployment considerations, examinations and testing, reasonable accommodation, undue hardship, retaliation, enforcement, and more. Click here for the Q2 update and accompanying newsletter.


Workplace Safety for Employees

Keeping employees safe keeps them on the job and working at full capacity, which sustains productivity. Employees who are confident in the safety of their workplace will also be motivated and energetic. And they will be more satisfied with their jobs. Use this Workplace Safety for Employees PowerPoint presentation to train your workers on safety and health. Supporting documents, including a Quiz, Handout and Training Exercise, are also available.


Conflict Resolution in a Remote Setting: Getting the Best from Our Teams and Employees Who Work from Home

Even with remote work, employees still need to get along in order to function and do the required work. Managers and supervisors need to understand how to apply conflict resolution tools, have individual discussions with warring employees, and facilitate a meeting with both employees together to create ground rules for their future success. Learn how to successfully manage teams and reduce group conflict by applying such ground rules along with other tools for successful conflict resolution in a remote setting through this webinar. This program has been approved for 1 (HR (General)) recertification credit Approved Provider toward aPHR®, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through the HRCI.

Reopening the Workplace Resource Center

Employers everywhere are dealing with the effects of COVID-19 and trying to balance the safety of employees, customers, and clients with uncertainty about the economic impact and long-term implications of the pandemic, including reopening as stay-at-home orders expire. BLR is following the situation as it unfolds, and we have resources to help, which we've gathered in the Contagious Diseases and Reopening the Workplace sections of the Resource Center.


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