A company's use of outside recruiting agencies has often been a neglected aspect of internal auditing. However, several concerns should be addressed to avoid potential problems in the use of outside recruiting firms. A pre-determination of the number of firms used and the selection of specific firms, as well as the kind of contract required of each firm should be established.
Readers of our blawgs know that we often comment about how legal and regulatory changes routinely drive the need for business owners to adjust internal policies, processes, and sometimes strategies.
Obamacare Premiums Report Shows Low Prices For Uninsured With Wide Variation - average Monthly Cost across the US is $328
A new report released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds that in state after state, consumers will see increased competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace, leading to new and affordable choices for consumers. According to the report, consumers will be able to choose from an average of 53 health plans in the Marketplace,
Working With Independent Neutrals, Conflict Experts, Mediators and/or Ombuds
Conflict in the workplace can be both an annoyance and an expensive proposition.
U.S. employees spend an average of 2.8 hours per week dealing with non-productive conflict. This lost productivity equates to $359 billion in paid hours on an annual basis.
At the firm’s October 2012 client briefing we discussed the new attitude of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) and the fact that non-unionized employers were not immune from the provisions of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”).