Archive for June, 2013

What If Employees Want To Take Extra Holidays?

June 28th, 2013

With any job, there is a dedicated number of days that employees can use to go on holiday. While typically, this is part of their job benefits – meaning that employees receive paid vacation time – employees may request additional time off. If you have an employee that is making such a request, consider the following:

Can the job be done sufficiently if the employee takes a higher number of days off per year? – Scheduling and compensating for employees to go on holiday is already a challenge. Particularly when you are operating a small business where one person is …

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Preparing to Terminate an Employee

June 21st, 2013

When preparing to terminate an employee, you need to ensure that you have all of your ducks in a row to avoid any legal issues. Before you call the employee into your office to fire them, make sure that you have done the following:

You have collected written reports from managers – if there were any performance issues reported by the employee’s managers and supervisors, make sure that you have it in writing. A formal report should always be filed when an incident occurs, and must include the manager’s signature. Have these documents together when you are ready for the …

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