Here are this week’s links to a few good stories that we found and selected because we feel they might add valuable insights and perspectives for small to medium size businesses.
- The US Supreme Court ruled yesterday that a provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires some employers to offer contraceptive services to women is unconstitutional. For more details read SCOTUS Says That Some Employers Can Refuse to Pay For Contraception, which was posted on the Exabyzness website.
- When conducting performance reviews, it is highly recommended that the reviews be well written and accompanied by documentation. To learn what could go wrong, read Employer’s Auditor Creates Doubt As To Whether Employee Was Poor Performer, Reminds Employers About Full And Robust Performance Reviews, which was posted on the JDSupra website. Once the courts get involved, it is rarely good news for the employer.
- And finally, if you have employees who don’t get along, who is to blame? Vivian Giang writing for American Express Open Forum suggests that business owners might look in a mirror to find the answer. In Are You to Blame for Your Employees’ Workplace Conflicts?, she cites some interesting observations by an Organizational Psychologist to support her case.
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