All Items: Risk Management

  • Active Shooter Events

    March 2, 2017

    It is important for employees to know ahead of time what to do in order to keep themselves and others safe in the event of an active shooter event. XpertHR rounds up resources to help an employer prepare its workplace and its workforce for such an incident.

  • Defend Trade Secrets Act: New How To Added

    October 27, 2016

    A new How To details the steps an employer can take to safeguard its trade secrets.

  • Preventing Cyber Breaches: New How To Added

    October 19, 2016

    This How To details the steps a prudent employer should take to prevent a cyber breach.

  • Extreme Weather Events

    October 5, 2016

    There are many employment concerns when extreme weather, such as hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes, earthquakes or flooding, affects the workplace. This Hot Topic showcases many XpertHR resources that can help an employer prepare for inclement weather.

  • Active Shooters in the Workplace: Supervisor Training Added

    September 8, 2016

    A new Supervisor Briefing and PowerPoint presentation have been added to address training for supervisors on active shooter events.

  • Municipal Preemption Laws: New Quick Reference Chart Added

    August 25, 2016

    This new Quick Reference chart lists the laws passed by each state that prohibit municipalities from adopting ordinances on certain employment-related issues.

  • Defend Trade Secrets Act: Handbook Statements Updated

    July 26, 2016

    As a result of the recently enacted Defend Trade Secrets Act, the Confidential Company Information handbook statement and the Reporting and Anti-Retaliation Policy handbook statement have been updated.

  • Address a Complaint About an Unknown Harasser: New How To Added

    February 4, 2016

    To guide employers on how to handle anonymous harassment at work, XpertHR's content has been enhanced with How to Address a Complaint about an Unknown Harasser.

  • Wearable Devices and the Workplace

    October 7, 2015
  • Weapons in the Workplace

    October 15, 2013

    An employer may wish to place an outright ban on all weapons in the workplace, but it must first consider relevant state laws, including those that protect employees' right to bear arms at work under certain circumstances and those that affect the employer's ability to conduct searches. XpertHR has many valuable resources on this topic to help employers make the right decisions for their organization.

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Editor's Choice: HR and legal considerations when creating and implementing risk management plans. Advice on eliminating bad risks and optimizing good risks.