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HR Policies and Procedures

How Do I Ensure My HR Policies and Procedures Don’t (Unintentionally) Break Any Laws?

Human Resources (HR) policies and procedures are the heart of an organization’s equitable treatment of employees and the basic starting point for employee engagement. They must be legal, fair, thorough and unbiased. It’s an enormous challenge to meet these requirements in a business world where each generation has different expectations. In addition, government laws and regulations regularly change.

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The Impact of Changing Marijuana Laws on HR : Lisa Nagele-Piazza

As America’s attitudes towards marijuana legalization shift and evolve, so, too, do the jobs of Human Resource professionals. In this ever-changing environment, what happens to workplace drug policies? And how can we all keep up? One way to keep up is to follow Lisa Nagele-Piazza, Senior Legal Editor at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and she is our guest for this week’s episode of ProjectHR. In this episode, we’ll discuss:

– Whether drug testing is worth doing anymore;
– Who is responsible for keeping up with the changing laws;
– What happens to HR when the law changes; and
– Notable legal challenges you should know about.

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