123ArticleOnline.com: Amelia Figueroahttp://www.123articleonline.com/rss/author/175831/amelia-figueroaArticles written by Amelia Figueroa from 123ArticleOnline.comen-usCopyright (c) 123ArticleOnline.com All rights reserved. All About the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/815744/all-about-the-employee-polygraph-protection-act-eppa The Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) is a federal law that establishes guidelines for employers' use of polygraph tests for employment related reasons. In this article, we'll briefly discuss the scope of and employers' compliance with the EPPA. As an employer, knowing about this Act is important. Compliance with Federal and State Labor Laws http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/811193/compliance-with-federal-and-state-labor-laws When it comes to compliance with labor laws, businesses should comply with laws enforced by State and Federal governments. Labor laws enforced by Federal government agencies under the Department of Labor have jurisdiction over private and public employers in the US. The Department of Labor enforces more than 180 labor laws that cover about 10 million employers and 125 million employees. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Compliance http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/815164/family-and-medical-leave-act-fmla-and-compliance Employers are required to adhere to both federal and state employment laws. Such laws benefit employers and employees alike. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is one such law. We will briefly discuss this federal law and how to comply with it. How Can an Employer Avoid Whistle Blower Risks? http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/811818/how-can-an-employer-avoid-whistle-blower-risks Whether big or small, every company has employees who form groups and complain about the company. They generally criticize their pay, working hours and safety standards. Some of them go a little further and become whistleblowers creating issues. Labor Law Posters for Employees - FAQs http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/821232/labor-law-posters-for-employees-faqs Every employer in the U.S. employing one or more workers should display up-to-date State and Federal Labor Law posters in the workplace. Displaying these posters informs employees of their rights and obligations. The posters should be displayed in locations where all employees can easily read them. Leadership and Management: Delegating Effectively http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/877012/leadership-and-management-delegating-effectively Do these excuses sound familiar? Many managers will recognize these thoughts when considering whether to pass along a task. After all, you rose to the top because of your ability to get the job done. Employees that promote through the ranks were often technical experts before becoming managers, and you're probably right that you can get the job done faster and quicker than your subordinates-at least initially. OSHA Compliance Requirements for Healthcare Industry http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/811567/osha-compliance-requirements-for-healthcare-industry Rules under OSHA make it mandatory for employers to ensure that the workplace is reasonably free of health and safety hazards. Compliance with OSHA involves communicating properly with workers on health and safety norms and regulations. This will not only help prevent workplace fatalities, but will also help reduce workers' compensation and other insurance costs. The Need to Make Changes in Labor Law Posters by Employers http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/844304/the-need-to-make-changes-in-labor-law-posters-by-employers Labor laws are important for both employers as well as employees. Labor laws furnish the framework of the law that employers need to comply with and bring clarity on employees' rights and obligations. The goal is to equalize the bargaining power between employers and employees. Things You Should Know about Child Labor Laws http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/838302/things-you-should-know-about-child-labor-laws Child labor laws are designed to protect the educational opportunities of youth and prohibit their employment in jobs that are detrimental to their health and safety. Child labor laws are applicable to employees under the age of 18. These laws specify and define various aspects of employment such as payment of wages, number of workable hours, and safe and healthful workplace environments. Unemployment Insurance for Workers and Compliance http://www.123articleonline.com/articles/817105/unemployment-insurance-for-workers-and-compliance Unemployment insurance is a joint federal/state program that provides temporary financial assistance for eligible workers who have lost their job through no fault of their own. It provides temporary compensation to unemployed workers who meet certain eligibility requirements under State law. Unemployment insurance is provided for a specified period of time or until the worker finds another job.