Human Resources Tips

All Press Isn’t Good Press! Debunk the Myth

 – View the Full Blog Here – Ever heard the saying “Any press is good press … as long as they spell your name right?” Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know this is no longer true. Consumers are now more informed and care intensely about organizational values and culture. So, think about

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Harassment-Free Work Zone Workshop with Good Work Network

Why every business owner needs to prevent sexual harassment and protect employees. Lead by Gotcha Covered HR Wednesday, December 13th from 8:30-10:30am Good Work Network in the Franz Conference Room 2022 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Click here to register! Topics Covered Why it’s important to prevent sexual harassment and protect employees. The pieces needed to create

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Sexual Harassment 101: What Every Company Must Learn from the Besh Restaurant Group Allegations

As co-founder of Gotcha Covered HR, and having worked in Human Resources for over 35 years, I have dealt with, and worked to prevent, sexual harassment allegations from many sides. This has ranged from investigating myriad complaints of sexual harassment, representing clients accused of unlawful misconduct, mediating complaints when they have become lawsuits, and training supervisors, employees, department chairs and students on appropriate workplace conduct.  I have counseled parties on appropriate resolution and remedial measures, and businesses on how to put preventative measures in place to avoid unlawful behaviors in their workplace – while setting up reporting procedures to learn if unwanted conduct has occurred.

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Legal Alert: New I-9 Form

On July 17, 2017, the federal government released a new Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility Verification. To prove eligibility to work in the U.S, new hires must complete an I-9 and provide their employers with the identification it requires. Despite coming only months after employers had to adopt the previous version, the new form must

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