Business Category: Simplify Compliance

Write Job Descriptions with Reasonable Accommodation

Writing Job Descriptions That Provide Reasonable Accommodation

  1. Start with an analysis of the job that determines the essential functions.
  2. Identify how a disability may affect the essential functions of the job.
  3. Identify possible accommodations needed to overcome any limitations.
  4. Determine the effectiveness and feasibility of the proposed accommodation.
  5. Select the appropriate accommodation that satisfies the employee’s preference.

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How to Build a Business Ethics Program

Corporate financial scandals have highlighted the importance of business ethics and legal compliance. Yet, a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) survey of 280 corporate CEOs and directors found that “only one of three directors felt that they were highly effective in ensuring legal compliance”. Do you know important a business ethics program is? Better yet, do you know how to build one? Continue reading…

What Is Employment Law Compliance?

Employment Law Compliance is a dynamic management task. Federal legislation is written, followed by state and local legislative laws or acts, which lay out guidelines and enforcement action. These laws and acts can become obsolete and require modification due to the changing nature of our workforce. Continue reading…

How Do Procedures Reduce Compliance Costs?

Writing procedures is an exercise in controlling the compliance costs. You’re trying to comply with customer expectations, management objectives, government regulations, and/or industry standards, making compliance expensive. Regardless of the reason for compliance, wouldn’t you want to write as few procedures as possible if you could still conform to the compliance mandate and keep your compliance costs to a minimum? Continue reading…