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Georgia Plus HR Library

In-depth HR guides to Georgia and Federal employment law in one soft cover book with policies and form templates in an online book. Plus comprehensive guidelines to Hiring, Firing and Discipline and Wages and Hours in two additional soft-cover books. The entire package also includes updated online access, email notifications and an inclusive weekly e-newsletter. More Details
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Georgia Prime HR Library

In-depth HR guide to Georgia and Federal Employment law, delivered in one soft-cover book and online with form and policy templates. Includes what to do and how to do it for everything from pre-hire through post-termination, policies and form templates that you can use as-is or customize, updated online access, email notifications and a weekly e-newsletter

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Georgia Pro HR Library

In-depth HR guides to Florida and Federal employment law, policies and form templates combined in one soft-cover book. Plus comprehensive guidelines to An Employer's Guide to FMLA and ADA, Employee Benefits - An Employer's Guide, Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify, Hiring, Firing and Discipline, Wages and Hours - An Employer's Guide and Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual in six additional soft-cover books. The entire package also includes updated online access, email notifications and an inclusive weekly e-newsletter. More Details


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Product Details

Law Firm: Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP, Troutman Sanders LLP
Authors: Seth T. Ford, Stephanie Hendricks

Description

The Georgia Plus HR Library includes three books and online access to the Georgia Human Resources Manual, Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers (online), Hiring Firing and Discipline Manual, plus the Wages and Hours — An Employer's Guide.  This package is your one-stop guide for answers to your questions.  It features necessary forms, sample policies and commentary so you know what to do, how to do it, and why. When your employees know your rules and expectations, you limit miscommunication and keep things running smoothly.

These three publication will help you answer questions such as:

  • Do I need to grant paid time off for jury duty?
  • Have I followed the proper steps to enable me to withhold a portion of your employees' wages?
  • Do I pay required overtime compensation to non-exempt employees, which can include salaried employees?
  • What paperwork must be filled out for family and medical leave?
  • What should I include in my bereavement leave policy?
  • Is my business covered by the Pregnancy Leave Act?
  • Do I need a lactation policy?
  • What should I include in my vacation and holiday leave policies?  
  • Should I document your employees’ performance?
  • Should I distribute standards of conduct to your employees?
  • Do I retain for three years each employee’s name, address, date of birth, occupation, rate of pay and compensation?
  • Am I required to allow employees access to their personnel files? 
  • Do I verify that your leased or temporary employees are paid in compliance with the wage and hour laws?
  • Do you have a space (or can you create a temporary space) that is private and shielded from view for employees to express breast milk?
  • Plus hundreds of other crucial topics!

Keeping up with employment regulations is complex work for any business.  But good human resources guidance can help employers steer clear of added risk and costly lawsuits.  For years, the Georgia Plus HR Library has helped employers and HR personnel find answers quickly.  This is a comprehensive guide to help employers -- from pre-hire through termination.  

Written by top Georgia attorneys, the Georgia Prime HR Library features:

  • Three soft cover books and online access to the Georgia Human Resources Manual, Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers (online), Hiring Firing and Discipline Manual, plus the Wages and Hours — An Employer's Guide
  • A comprehensive set of hundreds of policies and sample form templates to help you update and/or rewrite your HR manual and employee handbook.
  • Access to HR Update, a weekly e-newsletter that lets you know what's new in the HR world every week.
  • Free access to HRsimple webinars, where attorneys simplify complex Human Resources topics and help you deal with them.

Have more questions?  Give our customer service team a call at 866-439-2227



Tables of Contents

Georgia Human Resources Manual

Introduction Features of the HR Library
Chapter 1 Snapshot
Chapter 2 Compliance thresholds
Chapter 3 Recruiting and hiring
Chapter 4 Employment eligibility and immigration
Chapter 5 Background checks
Chapter 6 Employee policies and procedures manuals
Chapter 7 Employee personnel files
Chapter 8 Restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and intellectual property
Chapter 9 Wages and hours
Chapter 10 Child labor
Chapter 11 Temporary, leased and franchise employees
Chapter 12 Performance evaluations
Chapter 13 Independent contractors
Chapter 14 Privacy and monitoring
Chapter 15 Electronic information and communication practices
Chapter 16 Social media
Chapter 17 Lie-detector tests
Chapter 18 Discrimination in employment
Chapter 19 Workplace investigations
Chapter 20 Disabilities and reasonable accommodation
Chapter 21 Politics in the workplace
Chapter 22 Employee discipline
Chapter 23 Termination
Chapter 24 Plant closings and mass layoffs
Chapter 25 Family and medical leave
Chapter 26 Military leave
Chapter 27 Workplace safety and health
Chapter 28 Workplace violence
Chapter 29 Disaster planning
Chapter 30 Employee benefits and ERISA
Chapter 31 Retirement plans
Chapter 32 Group health plans
Chapter 33 Workers' compensation
Chapter 34 Unemployment insurance
Chapter 35 Public employers
Appendix A Recordkeeping requirements
Appendix B Posting requirements

Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers

Foreward
Introduction: Features of the HR Library
1. Where to start
2. Job descriptions and applications
3. Candidate screening
4. Time of hire
5. Time off and leaves of absence
6. Employee benefits
7. Basic company policies
8. Employment status, hours of work, and overtime
9. Reviews and promotions
10. Confidentiality and conflicts of interest
11. Complaint procedures
12. Other matters
13. Termination of employment
14. Acknowledgment of receipt of handbook
Appendix A Recordkeeping requirements
Appendix B Posting requirements

Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Employers

About the Firm
About the Authors
Chapter 1 Snapshot
Chapter 2 Pre-employment issues
Chapter 3 Pre-employment testing
Chapter 4 Interviews
Chapter 5 Background checks
Chapter 6 The employment relationship
Chapter 7 New hire reporting
Chapter 8 Policy manuals and employee handbooks
Chapter 9 Employee personnel files
Chapter 10 Employment contracts
Chapter 11 Non-compete agreements and trade secrets
Chapter 12 Affirmative action
Chapter 13 Discipline
Chapter 14 Termination
Chapter 15 Layoffs
Chapter 16 Employment litigation
Chapter 17 Union organizing activity
Chapter 18 Social media
Appendix A Federal recordkeeping requirements
Appendix B Posting requirements

Wages and Hours – An Employer’s Guide

About the Firm
About the Authors
Chapter 1: Snapshot
Chapter 2: Overview
Chapter 3: Covered employers
Chapter 4: Workers not covered by the FLSA
Chapter 5: Leased or temporary employees
Chapter 6: White-collar exemptions
Chapter 7: Additional exemptions
Chapter 8: Non-exempt employees – minimum wage requirements
Chapter 9: Non-exempt employees – overtime compensation
Chapter 10: Non-exempt employees – what counts as “wages”?
Chapter 11 Non-exempt employees – determining work time
Chapter 12: Deductions from pay
Chapter 13: FLSA recordkeeping requirements
Chapter 14: Enforcement
Chapter 15: Remote workers and telecommuting
Chapter 16: Posting requirements
Chapter 17: Employment of minors
Chapter 18: Equal pay
Chapter 19: Payment of wages
Chapter 20: Where to go for more information
Appendix A: State agencies
Appendix B: Wage and Hour District Offices



Customer Reviews

Oh my goodness where do I begin, I am new to the HR aspects of my job. I have to admit when I started I knew very little. I am trained to do credentialing, billing, insurance. Your books have been heaven sent… I mean that literally. I use them practically daily. The template letters are one of the best parts. Do you know how hard it is to find a template letter on the Internet? When you do they want to charge an arm and a leg for each one. I can’t say enough about your books and email updates. Thanks a Million!

at Satilla & Oconee Regional Cancer Centers, Dublin, Georgia
As with most companies, we have HR policies and procedures already in place. I wasn't sure that we could use your products. I was wrong! Once I started reading your books, I realized that we not only needed some updates, but there were so many things that we had not even addressed. I use these books as a reference on a regular basis now anytime we address HR issues or policy. It has saved me time and, as we all know, time is money! Thank you for giving a skeptic a chance to make her job easier!

at WCG Workforce Development, Griffin, Georgia
HRsimple.com is straightforward, uncomplicated and effortless to use. It practices the KISS methodology to the highest extreme.

at Kemira-Finnchem USA Inc., , Georgia
I LOVE HR Simple! Straight forward and easy to understand! Great information.

at Heard County Board of Commissioners, , Georgia
I enjoy receiving your emails because I would never search out the kind of information you guys (and gals!) provide...and some of it, more often then not, directly relates to my business. Generally it's always such good fun to hear about what the movers and shakers are up to in various regions of the country. And of course I certainly enjoy and can appreciate the way in which the information is presented!

at Savannah Cartage, Inc., , Georgia
HR simple keeps me well versed and up to date on all contemporary human resources legal matters, AND in an entertaining format!

at Primerica, , Georgia
I look forward every week to the HRSimple email! I am amused, informed and I even read about what is going on in other states! I will ALWAYS want to get this email. I also go to the links that are provided. I feel like this email is keeping me out of trouble! Good job all!

at Peachtree Golf Club, , Georgia
HR Simple is one of the best HR Tools I have any question I have I type in the subject and viola there’s my answer. The weekly newsletter is very informative and there is always something included that my managers can use. Best investment for HR here.

at Tritek Fire and Security, LLC, , Georgia

hrsimple.com is a must-have not only for HR professionals in the state, but for labor and employee relations professionals, employment lawyers and small business owners. It is comprehensive in scope, addressing the many legal and compliance issues that face employers from recruiting to retirement. Yet, despite the wide range of issues covered, and the complexity of those issues, information is easy to find and comprehend, avoiding much of the legal-speak that can often be difficult to interpret.



at Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., Chicago, Illinois

The Georgia Chamber is committed to offering quality products and services that provide real value to our members. The Georgia Human Resources Manual is an outstanding product that has helped many of our state's businesses operate more efficiently and avoid costly mistakes and we are proud to offer this terrific resource again this year.



at Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta, Georgia

Product Details

Law Firm: Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP, Troutman Sanders LLP
Authors: Seth T. Ford, Stephanie Hendricks

Description

The Georgia Prime HR Library is your one-stop guide for answers to your questions and to assembling a comprehensive employee handbook. It features necessary forms, sample policies and commentary so you know what to do, how to do it, and why. When your employees know your rules and expectations, you limit miscommunication and keep things running smoothly.

This publication will help you answer questions such as:

  • Do I need to grant paid time off for jury duty?
  • Have I followed the proper steps to enable me to withhold a portion of your employees' wages?
  • Do I pay required overtime compensation to non-exempt employees, which can include salaried employees?
  • What paperwork must be filled out for family and medical leave?
  • What should I include in my bereavement leave policy?
  • Is my business covered by the Pregnancy Leave Act?
  • Do I need a lactation policy?
  • What should I include in my vacation and holiday leave policies?  
  • Plus hundreds of other crucial topics!

Keeping up with employment regulations is complex work for any business.  But good human resources guidance can help employers steer clear of added risk and costly lawsuits.  For years, the Georgia Prime HR Library has helped employers and HR personnel find answers quickly.  This is a comprehensive guide to help employers -- from pre-hire through termination.  

Written by top Georgia attorneys, the Georgia Prime HR Library features:

  • One soft cover book and online access to the Georgia HR Manual. 
  • A comprehensive set of hundreds of policies and sample form templates to help you update and/or rewrite your HR manual and employee handbook.
  • Access to HR Update, a weekly e-newsletter that lets you know what's new in the HR world every week.
  • Free access to HRsimple webinars, where attorneys simplify complex employment law topics and help you deal with them.

Have more questions?  Give our customer service team a call at 866-439-2227



Table of Contents

Georgia Human Resources Manual

Introduction Features of the HR Library
Chapter 1 Snapshot
Chapter 2 Compliance thresholds
Chapter 3 Recruiting and hiring
Chapter 4 Employment eligibility and immigration
Chapter 5 Background checks
Chapter 6 Employee policies and procedures manuals
Chapter 7 Employee personnel files
Chapter 8 Restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and intellectual property
Chapter 9 Wages and hours
Chapter 10 Child labor
Chapter 11 Temporary, leased and franchise employees
Chapter 12 Performance evaluations
Chapter 13 Independent contractors
Chapter 14 Privacy and monitoring
Chapter 15 Electronic information and communication practices
Chapter 16 Social media
Chapter 17 Lie-detector tests
Chapter 18 Discrimination in employment
Chapter 19 Workplace investigations
Chapter 20 Disabilities and reasonable accommodation
Chapter 21 Politics in the workplace
Chapter 22 Employee discipline
Chapter 23 Termination
Chapter 24 Plant closings and mass layoffs
Chapter 25 Family and medical leave
Chapter 26 Military leave
Chapter 27 Workplace safety and health
Chapter 28 Workplace violence
Chapter 29 Disaster planning
Chapter 30 Employee benefits and ERISA
Chapter 31 Retirement plans
Chapter 32 Group health plans
Chapter 33 Workers' compensation
Chapter 34 Unemployment insurance
Chapter 35 Public employers
Appendix A Recordkeeping requirements
Appendix B Posting requirements

Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers

Foreward
Introduction: Features of the HR Library
1. Where to start
2. Job descriptions and applications
3. Candidate screening
4. Time of hire
5. Time off and leaves of absence
6. Employee benefits
7. Basic company policies
8. Employment status, hours of work, and overtime
9. Reviews and promotions
10. Confidentiality and conflicts of interest
11. Complaint procedures
12. Other matters
13. Termination of employment
14. Acknowledgment of receipt of handbook
Appendix A Recordkeeping requirements
Appendix B Posting requirements

Forms and Policies

formi9instructions_13.docx
new_i-9_13.docx
sampleauthorizationtoobtaininformationunderthef...
sampleletterprovidedbasedonadverseemploymentact...
atwillemploymentapplicationoption1_0.docx
atwillemploymentapplicationoption2_0.docx
atwillemploymentapplicationoption3_0.docx
atwillemploymentapplicationoption4_0.docx
invitationtoselfidentifyformforgovernmentcontra...
Samplejobdescriptionform.docx
voluntaryselfidentificationofdisabilityformforg...
asummaryofyourrightsunderthefcra.docx
educationalreference_1.docx
employmentinterviewanalysisform_0.docx
employmentreference_1.docx
interviewchecklist_1.docx
interviewerevaluation_1.docx
interviewingform_0.docx
referenceinquiry_1.docx
referencereleaseform_2.docx
sampleconditionalofferletter.docx
samplefcraadverseactionnotice.docx
samplefcrapreadverseactionnotice.docx
20172019formi9_7.docx
bullyingpolicy_0.docx
eeoforfederalcontractorspolicy.docx
eeopolicy.docx
formi9instructions_11.docx
formw4.docx
georgianewhirereportingform.docx
noharassmentpolicy.docx
sampleemergencycontactform_1.docx
sexualharassmentpolicy_0.docx
timeofhireintroduction.docx
withholdingallowancecertificate.docx
accommodationrequest_1.docx
adapolicy.docx
bereavementleavepolicy_0.docx
certificationforhealthcareprovideremployee.docx
certificationforhealthcareproviderfamilymember....
certificationforseriousinjuryorillnessofacurren...
certificationofqualifyingexigency.docx
designationnotice_0.docx
employeereasonableaccommodationrequestform_0.docx
fmlapolicy.docx
holidaypolicy_0.docx
jurydutypolicy.docx
leaveofabsencepolicy.docx
militaryleavepolicy_0.docx
noticeofeligibilityandrightsandresponsibilities...
paidtimeoffpolicy_0.docx
parentalleavepolicy.docx
personaldayspolicy.docx
physiciansreleasetoreturntowork_0.docx
physiciansstatementconcerningleave_0.docx
requestforfmlaleave.docx
requestforleaveofabsencenonfmla_1.docx
requestformfornonfmlaleave.docx
requestforreasonableaccommodation_0.docx
sickdayspolicy.docx
vacationdaypolicy.docx
401kpolicy.docx
beneficiarydesignationform_1.docx
continuingeducationpolicy.docx
designationofbeneficiary_0.docx
healthinsurancepolicy.docx
longtermdisabilitypolicy.docx
modelcobracontinuationcoverageelectionnotice_0....
modelcobrageneralnotice.docx
newbornsandmotherspolicy.docx
shorttermdisabilitypolicy.docx
aidsandhivpolicy.docx
drivingpolicy.docx
drugfreeworkplacegovernmentcontractorspolicy.docx
drugfreeworkplacepolicy.docx
emailpolicy_0.docx
geneticinformationpolicy.docx
gpscontractsample.docx
gpspolicy.docx
hiringpolicy.docx
inspectionofpropertypolicy_0.docx
internpolicyoption1.docx
internpolicyoption2.docx
introductorypolicy.docx
modelmobiletextingcellphoneandemailpolicy.docx
nofaultattendancepolicyoption1.docx
nofaultattendancepolicyoption2.docx
nonfraternizationpolicy_0.docx
personalconductpolicyoption1.docx
personalconductpolicyoption2.docx
personaldevicespolicy.docx
referencepolicy.docx
referencereleaseform_3.docx
rulesandregulationspolicy.docx
safetyandhealthpolicyoption1_0.docx
safetyandhealthpolicyoption2_0.docx
safetyandhealthpolicyoption3_0.docx
smokefreeworkplacepolicy.docx
solicitationdistributionpolicy.docx
systemsandequipmentpolicy.docx
unionfreepolicyoption1_0.docx
unionfreepolicyoption2_0.docx
weatherpolicy.docx
workplaceviolencepolicy_0.docx
directdepositform.docx
directdepositpolicy.docx
employeepayrollchangenotice_0.docx
employmentstatuspolicy.docx
exemptemployeedeductionpolicy.docx
expensereimbursementpolicy.docx
flsajobquestionaire.docx
hoursofworkpolicyoption1.docx
hoursofworkpolicyoption2.docx
nursingbreaktimepolicy.docx
overtimepolicy.docx
paycorrectionpolicy.docx
paydaypolicy.docx
paydeductionspolicy.docx
payrolladvancepolicy_0.docx
salarychangerecommendationform_0.docx
timekeepingrequirementspolicy.docx
traveltimepolicy.docx
worksheet1overviewoftheworforce_0.docx
worksheet2executiveexemptionanalysis.docx
worksheet3professionalexemptionanalysis.docx
worksheet4computeremployeeexemptionanalysis.docx
worksheet5andminstrativeexemptionanalysis.docx
worksheet6outsidesalessxemptionanalysis.docx
compensationreviewpolicy_0.docx
compensationreviewpolicyoption2.docx
exemptperformanceappraisal_1.docx
performanceappraisalsummary_1.docx
performanceevaluation_1.docx
performanceimprovementplan_0.docx
performancereviewpolicy_0.docx
selfpeerevaluationform.docx
confidentiality%20of%20Information%20Policy.docx
conflictofinterestpolicy_0.docx
complaintpolicyoption1_0.docx
complaintpolicyoption2_0.docx
dresscodepolicy_0.docx
employeesuggestionpolicy.docx
employeesuggestionprogramentryform_0.docx
examinationofrecordspolicy_0.docx
modelcompanyresourcespolicy.docx
nepotismpolicy.docx
socialnetworkingpolicy.docx
telecommutingagreement.docx
telecommutingpolicy.docx
telephoneusagepolicy_0.docx
cobraterminationreport.docx
employeeexitinterview_1.docx
employeeseparationchecklist.docx
exitchecklist_1.docx
exitinterview_0.docx
georgiaseparationnoticeincludinglistofworkers.docx
governmentofficialsnotice.docx
massseparationlistofworkers.docx
massseparationnotice.docx
separationnotice.docx
separationsummary_1.docx
terminationpolicy_0.docx
handbookacknowledgement.docx
nosmokingposter.docx



Customer Reviews

Oh my goodness where do I begin, I am new to the HR aspects of my job. I have to admit when I started I knew very little. I am trained to do credentialing, billing, insurance. Your books have been heaven sent… I mean that literally. I use them practically daily. The template letters are one of the best parts. Do you know how hard it is to find a template letter on the Internet? When you do they want to charge an arm and a leg for each one. I can’t say enough about your books and email updates. Thanks a Million!

at Satilla & Oconee Regional Cancer Centers, Dublin, Georgia
As with most companies, we have HR policies and procedures already in place. I wasn't sure that we could use your products. I was wrong! Once I started reading your books, I realized that we not only needed some updates, but there were so many things that we had not even addressed. I use these books as a reference on a regular basis now anytime we address HR issues or policy. It has saved me time and, as we all know, time is money! Thank you for giving a skeptic a chance to make her job easier!

at WCG Workforce Development, Griffin, Georgia
HRsimple.com is straightforward, uncomplicated and effortless to use. It practices the KISS methodology to the highest extreme.

at Kemira-Finnchem USA Inc., , Georgia
I LOVE HR Simple! Straight forward and easy to understand! Great information.

at Heard County Board of Commissioners, , Georgia
I enjoy receiving your emails because I would never search out the kind of information you guys (and gals!) provide...and some of it, more often then not, directly relates to my business. Generally it's always such good fun to hear about what the movers and shakers are up to in various regions of the country. And of course I certainly enjoy and can appreciate the way in which the information is presented!

at Savannah Cartage, Inc., , Georgia
HR simple keeps me well versed and up to date on all contemporary human resources legal matters, AND in an entertaining format!

at Primerica, , Georgia
I look forward every week to the HRSimple email! I am amused, informed and I even read about what is going on in other states! I will ALWAYS want to get this email. I also go to the links that are provided. I feel like this email is keeping me out of trouble! Good job all!

at Peachtree Golf Club, , Georgia
HR Simple is one of the best HR Tools I have any question I have I type in the subject and viola there’s my answer. The weekly newsletter is very informative and there is always something included that my managers can use. Best investment for HR here.

at Tritek Fire and Security, LLC, , Georgia

hrsimple.com is a must-have not only for HR professionals in the state, but for labor and employee relations professionals, employment lawyers and small business owners. It is comprehensive in scope, addressing the many legal and compliance issues that face employers from recruiting to retirement. Yet, despite the wide range of issues covered, and the complexity of those issues, information is easy to find and comprehend, avoiding much of the legal-speak that can often be difficult to interpret.



at Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., Chicago, Illinois

The Georgia Chamber is committed to offering quality products and services that provide real value to our members. The Georgia Human Resources Manual is an outstanding product that has helped many of our state's businesses operate more efficiently and avoid costly mistakes and we are proud to offer this terrific resource again this year.



at Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta, Georgia

Product Details

Law Firm: Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP, Troutman Sanders LLP
Authors: Seth T. Ford, Stephanie Hendricks

Description

The 2017 Georgia Pro HR Library includes Six books and online access to the Georgia Human Resources Manual, Hiring Firing and Discipline Manual, Wages and Hours — An Employer's Guide, Employee Benefits — An Employer's Guide, A Guide to FMLA and ADA, Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9 and E-Verify, and Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual.  Also, you'll gain access to our webinar series and a 6-in-1 Federal Compliance Poster. 

These Seven publications will help you answer questions such as:

  • Do I need to grant paid time off for jury duty?
  • What to do in the event that ICE shows up with a Notice of Inspection?
  • Do you know what to do if an immigration officer has a warrant for the arrest of one of your employees?
  • Are you required to have a written emergency plan?
  • Do you have a written hazard communication program?
  • Do you know how the OSH Act classifies citations and violations?
  • Do you know the difference between documents from Lists A, B, and C of the Form I-9?
  • Have I followed the proper steps to enable me to withhold a portion of your employees' wages?
  • Do I pay required overtime compensation to non-exempt employees, which can include salaried employees?
  • What paperwork must be filled out for family and medical leave?
  • What should I include in my bereavement leave policy?
  • Is my business covered by the Pregnancy Leave Act?
  • Do I need a lactation policy?
  • What should I include in my vacation and holiday leave policies?  
  • Should I document your employees’ performance?
  • Should I distribute standards of conduct to your employees?
  • Do I retain for three years each employee’s name, address, date of birth, occupation, rate of pay and compensation?
  • Am I required to allow employees access to their personnel files? 
  • Do I verify that your leased or temporary employees are paid in compliance with the wage and hour laws?
  • Do you have a space (or can you create a temporary space) that is private and shielded from view for employees to express breast milk?
  • Plus hundreds of other crucial topics!

Keeping up with employment regulations is complex work for any business.  But good human resources guidance can help employers steer clear of added risk and costly lawsuits.  For years, the Georgia Pro HR Library has helped employers and HR personnel find answers quickly.  This is a comprehensive guide to help employers -- from pre-hire through termination.  

Written by top Georgia attorneys, the Georgia Pro HR Library features:

  • Six hard copy books and online access to the Georgia Human Resources Manual, Hiring Firing and Discipline Manual, Wages and Hours — An Employer's Guide, Employee Benefits — An Employer's Guide, A Guide to FMLA and ADA, Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9 and E-Verify, and Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual. 
  • A comprehensive set of hundreds of policies and sample form templates to help you update and/or rewrite your HR manual and employee handbook.
  • Access to HR Update, a weekly e-newsletter that lets you know what's new in the HR world every week.
  • Free access to HRsimple webinars, where attorneys simplify complex employment law topics and help you deal with them.

Have more questions?  Give our customer service team a call at 866-439-2227



Tables of Contents

Georgia Human Resources Manual

Introduction Features of the HR Library
Chapter 1 Snapshot
Chapter 2 Compliance thresholds
Chapter 3 Recruiting and hiring
Chapter 4 Employment eligibility and immigration
Chapter 5 Background checks
Chapter 6 Employee policies and procedures manuals
Chapter 7 Employee personnel files
Chapter 8 Restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and intellectual property
Chapter 9 Wages and hours
Chapter 10 Child labor
Chapter 11 Temporary, leased and franchise employees
Chapter 12 Performance evaluations
Chapter 13 Independent contractors
Chapter 14 Privacy and monitoring
Chapter 15 Electronic information and communication practices
Chapter 16 Social media
Chapter 17 Lie-detector tests
Chapter 18 Discrimination in employment
Chapter 19 Workplace investigations
Chapter 20 Disabilities and reasonable accommodation
Chapter 21 Politics in the workplace
Chapter 22 Employee discipline
Chapter 23 Termination
Chapter 24 Plant closings and mass layoffs
Chapter 25 Family and medical leave
Chapter 26 Military leave
Chapter 27 Workplace safety and health
Chapter 28 Workplace violence
Chapter 29 Disaster planning
Chapter 30 Employee benefits and ERISA
Chapter 31 Retirement plans
Chapter 32 Group health plans
Chapter 33 Workers' compensation
Chapter 34 Unemployment insurance
Chapter 35 Public employers
Appendix A Recordkeeping requirements
Appendix B Posting requirements

Model Policies and Forms for Georgia Employers

Foreward
Introduction: Features of the HR Library
1. Where to start
2. Job descriptions and applications
3. Candidate screening
4. Time of hire
5. Time off and leaves of absence
6. Employee benefits
7. Basic company policies
8. Employment status, hours of work, and overtime
9. Reviews and promotions
10. Confidentiality and conflicts of interest
11. Complaint procedures
12. Other matters
13. Termination of employment
14. Acknowledgment of receipt of handbook
Appendix A Recordkeeping requirements
Appendix B Posting requirements

An Employer’s Guide to FMLA and ADA

About the Firm
About the Author
Introduction
Snapshot
1. The Family and Medical Leave Act
2. FMLA definitions
3. Employer coverage and employee eligibility
4. Reasons for leave
5. Serious health conditions
6. Military leave under the FMLA
7. Length of leave
8. Notice and documentation – employee obligations and employer challenges
9. Certifications necessary for leave
10. Employer notice and documentation requirements
11. Employee rights under the FMLA
12. Enforcement of the FMLA
13. FMLA and DOL updates
14. Introduction to the ADA
15. The ADA Amendments Act
16. Employers and ADA protection
17. “Disability” in detail
18. Reasonable accommodation under the ADA
19. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
20. How the ADA impacts your business
21. Enforcement of the ADA
A. Leave and other state laws

Employee Benefits – An Employer's Guide

About the Firm
About the Author
Preface
Chapter 1: Employee benefits law
Chapter 2: Life insurance
Chapter 3: Health benefit plans
Chapter 4: Regulation of group health plans
Chapter 5: Healthcare reform
Chapter 6: Disability plans
Chapter 7: Severance plans
Chapter 8: Cafeteria plans
Chapter 9: Retirement plans
Chapter 10: Additional 401(k) qualification requirements
Chapter 11: Non-qualified deferred compensation plans
Chapter 12: Employee communication under ERISA
Chapter 13: Fiduciary duties under ERISA
Chapter 14: Other fringe benefits

Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify

About the Firm
About the Authors
Chapter 1 Snapshot
Chapter 2 Immigration and employment
Chapter 3 Immigration visas
Chapter 4 I-9 Form
Chapter 5 Tips to complete the I-9 Form
Chapter 6 Conducting internal audits
Chapter 7 Expired documents and the I-9 Form
Chapter 8 Anti-discrimination under IRCA
Chapter 9 Electronic completion and storage of Form I-9
Chapter 10 No-match letter and wage reporting compliance
Chapter 11 Additional social security number verification services
Chapter 12 Investigations
Chapter 13 IMAGE program
Chapter 14 Responding to visits and calls regarding immigration
Chapter 15 E-Verify
Chapter 16 E-Verify regulations for federal contractors and subcontractors
Chapter 17 Helpful steps to comply with E-Verify requirements
Chapter 18 Criminal enforcement and I-9 audits
Appendix A Sample memorandum

Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Employers

About the Firm
About the Authors
Chapter 1 Snapshot
Chapter 2 Pre-employment issues
Chapter 3 Pre-employment testing
Chapter 4 Interviews
Chapter 5 Background checks
Chapter 6 The employment relationship
Chapter 7 New hire reporting
Chapter 8 Policy manuals and employee handbooks
Chapter 9 Employee personnel files
Chapter 10 Employment contracts
Chapter 11 Non-compete agreements and trade secrets
Chapter 12 Affirmative action
Chapter 13 Discipline
Chapter 14 Termination
Chapter 15 Layoffs
Chapter 16 Employment litigation
Chapter 17 Union organizing activity
Chapter 18 Social media
Appendix A Federal recordkeeping requirements
Appendix B Posting requirements

Wages and Hours – An Employer’s Guide

About the Firm
About the Authors
Chapter 1: Snapshot
Chapter 2: Overview
Chapter 3: Covered employers
Chapter 4: Workers not covered by the FLSA
Chapter 5: Leased or temporary employees
Chapter 6: White-collar exemptions
Chapter 7: Additional exemptions
Chapter 8: Non-exempt employees – minimum wage requirements
Chapter 9: Non-exempt employees – overtime compensation
Chapter 10: Non-exempt employees – what counts as “wages”?
Chapter 11 Non-exempt employees – determining work time
Chapter 12: Deductions from pay
Chapter 13: FLSA recordkeeping requirements
Chapter 14: Enforcement
Chapter 15: Remote workers and telecommuting
Chapter 16: Posting requirements
Chapter 17: Employment of minors
Chapter 18: Equal pay
Chapter 19: Payment of wages
Chapter 20: Where to go for more information
Appendix A: State agencies
Appendix B: Wage and Hour District Offices

Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual

About the Firm
About the Author
1. Snapshot
2. Introduction
3. Duties and responsibilities
4. Employer's general duty
5. OSHA recordkeeping requirements
6. Significant standards
7. Inspections
8. Citations and civil penalties
9. Settling citations
10. Procedural and affirmative defenses
11. Criminal penalties
12. Developing a comprehensive health and safety program
13. Whistleblower protection
14. Emergency response and preparedness
A. Required postings
B. OSHA Forms 300 and 300A
C. Reporting fatalities, hospitalization, amputation, loss of eye incidents
D. Partially exempt industries from OSHA recordkeeping requirements
E. Safety checklist
F. Inspection checklist
G. U.S. Department of Labor regional OSHA offices
H. Directory of states with approved occupational safety and health plans
I. State plan review commissions/boards
J. State plan notice of contest timeline
K. Safety and health management systems
L. Sample emergency action plan
M. Emergency action plan checklist
N. Safety and health policy
O. Model written hazard communication program
P. Time period for filing complaint under whistleblower statutes
Q. Company’s commitment to safety
R. Safety strategies
S. Model written lock out/tag out program
T. Hazard assessment form
U. Vaccination acknowledgment
V. National, regional, Local, and special emphasis inspection programs
W. OSHA’s frequently cited “low-hanging fruit” standards
X. OSHA Injury & Illness Recordability Worksheet
Y. Getting off OSHA’s Severe Violator’s Enforcement Program
Z. Union Representatives and Walk-around Inspections
AA. Safety-Incentive Programs
BB. Publishing worker injury data
CC. Handling violence in the workplace
DD. OSHA increases focus on safety for temporary employees
EE. Occupational injury and illness reporting policy



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