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KPA August 2013 HR Newsletter

In This Issue

HR and Social Media; Which Facebook posts are cause for legal dismissal?
FREE Webinar, August 29, 2013
Management by Strengths: Improving Employee Motivation and Engagement
Does Being an At-Will Dealership Employer Mean You Can Fire Anyone at Anytime?
EEOC Criminal Background Checks Suit Dismissed, Yielding Win to BMW and Others
Real HR Issues - What would you do?
KPA Compliance Reminder! - Update Your FMLA Posters
KPA Compliance Reminder! - File Your EEO-1 Reports by September 30, 2013
 
HR and Social Media; Which Facebook posts are cause for legal dismissal?
 
Social media is saturating the workplace in both marketing efforts and personal use. So what happens when employees turn to social media to discuss or complain about workplace experiences? Is it free speech or is it legal to terminate the offending employee? The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is working to define employee and employer rights in regards to social media. Unfortunately, the laws are still evolving, leaving room for varying interpretations.

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Mike Postlewait
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Mike Postlewait
FREE Webinar
Management by Strengths: Improving Employee Motivation and Engagement

Thursday August 29, 2013
 

Rather than spend your time correcting employee’s weakness, manage to their strengths.
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Does Being an At-Will Dealership Employer Mean You Can Fire Anyone at Anytime?
 
Dealers nationwide have suffered penalties from not following “just cause” when terminating employees. A corner-stone of traditional labor law, just cause has implications that warrant consideration; many dealers feel that they can simply terminate any employee if their business is in an at-will state, but sometimes that’s not the best course of action.

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EEOC Criminal Background Checks Suit Dismissed, Yielding Win to BMW and Others
 
The EEOC lost a suit against BMW, alleging that BMW violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by implementing and utilizing a criminal background policy. The policy resulted in employees being fired and others being screened out for employment.

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Real HR Issues - What would you do?
 
This month, KPA HR Columnist Kim Kavanagh explains the relationship between social media laws and HR.

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KPA Compliance Reminder! - Update Your FMLA Posters
 
If you haven’t updated your labor law posters to comply with the last updates to FMLA, be sure to do so as soon as possible.

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KPA Compliance Reminder! - File Your EEO-1 Reports by September 30, 2013
 
All private employers with 100 employees or more must file the Employer Information Report (EEO-1 Report) by September 30, 2013.

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On Demand Webinar Recordings
 

WEBINAR SPECIAL: Learn to Drive Your Health Care Costs Down with an Integrated Benefits Management System
Recorded October 22, 2014
A complete solution for dealerships’ complex benefit and health care challenges. View Recording»

HRM Weekly - Managing Positions and Workgroups in New HRM System
Recorded October 21, 2014
Tips and Tricks for KPA Human Resources Management View Recording»

Learn to Hire Right with Non-Traditional Recruiting
Recorded October 16, 2014
Effective and legal hiring techniques. View Recording»

HRM Weekly - Discovering Job Positions and Work Groups
Recorded October 14, 2014
Tips and Tricks for KPA Human Resources Management View Recording»

For more recorded webinars and to see the schedule of upcoming webinars, please visit dealerwebinars.com.

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