Human Resource Knuggets

Jun 13, 2024

Welcome to today’s HR newsletter, where we’ll be discussing the latest trends and insights in human resource management. Today’s newsletter will focus on three main themes: workplace conflict, employee benefits, and legal compliance.

The negative impact of workplace conflict continues to persist, with a quarter of the UK workforce experiencing conflict in the past year, according to the latest Good Work Index by CIPD. This emphasizes the need for organizations to address and resolve workplace conflict to improve outcomes for individuals, organizations, and the economy. Strategies such as conflict resolution training, improved communication, and creating a positive work culture can help mitigate the negative effects of workplace conflict.

Employee benefits are becoming increasingly important in attracting and retaining top talent. A webinar on unconventional employee benefits highlights the need for organizations to offer benefits that make a real difference in employees’ lives. Understanding the evolving generational makeup of the workforce, the impact of organizational values on benefits needs, and leveraging technology for benefits communication are crucial for organizations to craft a benefits strategy that drives employee engagement and retention.

Legal compliance remains a critical aspect of human resource management, with updates on ADA reasonable accommodation requirements and Title VII gender surgery cases. Employers need to stay informed about the latest legal requirements to ensure they are meeting their obligations under the law, protecting their organization, and supporting their employees. This includes understanding what constitutes a disability under the ADA, navigating compliance changes, and demonstrating strong CEO leadership for diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

In summary, today’s newsletter has highlighted the importance of addressing workplace conflict, crafting effective employee benefits strategies, and staying compliant with legal requirements in human resource management. Organizations that prioritize conflict resolution, innovative employee benefits, and legal compliance will be better positioned to attract and retain top talent, create a positive work environment, and support the overall success of the organization.

Thank you for joining us for today’s HR newsletter, and we look forward to bringing you more insights and trends in human resource management in the future.

Main Theme 1: Workplace Conflict

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– Source: Negative impact of workplace conflict persists

Main Theme 2: Employee Benefits

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– Source: Unique Employee Benefits: What Does Your Workforce Really Want?

Main Theme 3: Legal Compliance

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– Source: ADA update to reasonable accommodations

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– Source: Closing the employment age gap would generate £9bn a year for the economy, analysis reveals

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