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Browse through a collection of more than 100 articles and model forms in the MCIT Resource Library. Use the search tools to the left to narrow in on the appropriate resource.
41 Articles found | Employment/Human Resources
April 2021 | Article | Uploaded in:
As more employees work remotely, increasingly employers have chosen to distribute personnel policies or employee handbooks electronically, often through e-mail, a shared server or posting on the employer’s intranet site. Electronic distribution may be expedient, but it comes with its own unique risks for employers that can be minimized with careful planning.
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A well-designed employee assistance program takes an employee’s personal problems out of the workplace and appropriately places them in the office of a professional counselor who can provide assistance in resolving them. The result is reduced exposure to litigation and the employee’s return to work as a valuable participating member of the team. Article provides details about the MCIT EAP and how it can benefit members and their employees.
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The practice of carrying and potentially using pepper spray during the course of employment may create exposures for an employer related to workers’ compensation, general liability and property damage.
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Driving motorcycles for business purposes creates an increased risk in liability for the employer. Article explains these risks and how MCIT coverage may apply, as well as provides risk management advice.
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Employers should consider a number of safety and liability risk exposures when considering a telecommuting arrangement with an employee.
December 2019 | Article | Uploaded in:
MCIT coverage provides for the defense of Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claims that allege discrimination in hiring. These claims are often brought by applicants who did not receive a job offer.To successfully defend against discrimination in hiring claims, MCIT provides risk management advice.
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Navigating all the legal obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) while simultaneously trying to support an employee in crisis can be difficult, confusing and frustrating.
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A key component in gathering information about potential new hires is the employment application. MCIT recommends that members periodically review their employment application to see if it has a clean bill of health: is it legally compliant and does it meet the needs of the public entity?
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Workers' compensation lost time benefits may be supplemented with accumulated benefits, such as sick or vacation paid time, but it requires the employer to issue a check for the accumulated benefits separate from the workers' compensation benefit check issued by MCIT.