Employee Health items

  • High-Tech/Software and Communications Resource Center for HR

    Date:
    16 April 2014

    XpertHR's High-Tech Resource Center for HR helps high-tech employers handle their most challenging employment issues by bringing relevant resources together in one place for easy access.

  • E-Cigarettes

    Date:
    24 March 2014

    The use of e-cigarettes is growing in popularity, but the lack of health research on the devices leave an employer having to decide whether to allow their use in the workplace. Whatever the employer decides, it should create a policy saying how, when and where (or if) e-cigarettes are allowed in the workplace.

  • Employee Wellness

    Date:
    28 February 2014

    Employee wellness programs are typically used to prevent illness by motivating employees to adopt and maintain healthful behaviors. An employer creating or managing an employee wellness program has many legal and internal considerations to take into account such as what the program will include and how laws such as the ADA and ACA will affect the program.

  • E-Cigarettes: New FAQs, How To and Quick Reference Chart Available

    Date:
    25 February 2014

    The new tools address pressing questions regarding what you can and can't do in the workplace regarding employee use of e-cigarettes.

  • New Smokers' Rights Quick Reference Chart Added

    Date:
    06 November 2013

    A quick reference chart has been added to reflect the states with laws protecting employees and job applicants who smoke from employment discrimination.

  • Flu Season and Infectious Disease Prevention

    Date:
    31 October 2013

    A flu outbreak has the potential to wipe out large portions of the workforce for multiple days. XpertHR has many valuable resources on this topic to help employers stop the spread of germs in the workplace.

  • California Privacy Section Updated to Reflect Recent Court Ruling

    Date:
    29 April 2013

    The California Privacy Section was recently updated to include a discussion of the California Court of Appeals decision in Ignat v. Yum! Brands, Inc., 214 Cal. App. 4th 808 (2013), which held that an employee may file an action against an employer for the public disclosure of private facts about the employee even if the disclosure was made orally to others and not in writing.

  • High-Tech/Software and Communications Resource Center Added

    Date:
    17 April 2013

    To help employers in the high-tech/software and communications industries manage their unique HR issues, XpertHR has added the High-Tech/Software and Communications Resource Center for HR. This industry-tailored Resource Center brings the most relevant resources together in one place for easy access and is continually updated to include the most current information.

  • High-Tech/Software and Communications Resource Center for HR: Employee Handbooks

    Date:
    16 April 2013

    XpertHR's High-Tech Resource Center for HR: Employee Handbooks helps high-tech employers handle their most challenging employment issues by bringing relevant resources together in one place for easy access.

  • New Legal Insight on Marijuana Use Laws

    Date:
    02 April 2013

    XpertHR now includes a Legal Insight, Hazy Future: Reconciling Federal and State Laws on Marijuana Use which addresses recent federal and state legal developments regarding the legalization of marijuana use for medical and/or recreational purposes as well as proposed legislation and its impact on the workplace.

About this category

Editor's Choice: HR and legal considerations for employers regarding employee health programs. Support on keeping employees healthy and productive while at work.