Employee Repeatedly Making Mistakes Due to Possible Medical Issue

By: | 10.28.16 | Common HR Questions
One of my employees is repeatedly making mistakes that are starting to negatively impact customer service and our bottom line. I have reason to believe that a medical issue may be the cause. Am I at liberty to confront the employee about it? As many MEA Members can atte...

Can I Charge an Employee on Leave Full Amount of Their Healthcare premium?

By: | 09.09.16 | Common HR Questions
One of my employees is out on leave. Can I charge her the full amount of her healthcare premium? Can I terminate her coverage? This frequently asked question resonates with many of our Members. Healthcare coverage issues are often complex, but knowing what your obligati...

GPS Tracking: Employee Surveillance or Unlawful Spying?

By: | 07.15.16 | Common HR Questions
Has your organization considered implementing GPS technology to track employee movement and/or monitor use of company vehicles? If so, you’re not alone. GPS tracking is a hot topic in terms of surveillance and privacy, and with good reason. With the widespread inc...

Can I terminate an employee who does not return from leave?

By: | 06.08.16 | Common HR Questions
Sound familiar? The question of how to respond appropriately when an employee has exceeded his or her approved leave time is one frequently encountered by the MEA team of experts. Members often turn to MEA in search of resolution to this common yet complex situation, on...

What Are the Benefits of a Performance Management System?

By: | 03.12.15 | Common HR Questions
There is no law that requires employers to conduct performance reviews. However, there are very solid business reasons for conducting them, including: Performance reviews help document salary actions. They provide feedback to employees on their performance. Performance ...

I Need a Quick Non-Compete Agreement …

By: | 01.21.15 | Common HR Questions
Question: “Hello MEA hotline… I Need a Quick Non-Compete Agreement …” Answer: Sorry, but no. A non-compete is not a one-size fits all document that can be ordered up over the Hotline. You can start with one of a variety of standard forms that l...