Five Steps to Improve Workplace Communications

Does your organization struggle with internal communications? Effective workplace communications are important, and employee expectations are evolving that may challenge traditional methods. A survey indicates Millennials prefer communications...

Someone Smells Funky

How does management address the situation when an employee complains of a co-worker’s offensive body odor (BO)? Although most managers would rather not get involved...

Employee Voting Rights

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018 and employers must take note of their legal obligations to not interfere with employees’ voting rights; doing so...

Reducing Absence from Work

Managers who have tackled absenteeism successfully have found the following ideas useful. Pay real attention – not merely lip service – to absences. An occasional memo...

Staff Spotlight – Bob Coursey

Bob Coursey joined Employers Council’s Utah office as a staff attorney in 2010. Bob spends most of his work time counseling members on preventive and...

Tips for Resolving Conflict at Work

Occasional conflict at work is inevitable. Don’t let it fester. Putting effort into resolving conflict can result in these benefits:  Creates an environment that values...