Quiz Corner: Changes in Employee’s Duties, Schedules, Location

Changing Employee’s Duties, Schedule or Work Location Q: Can employers change an employee’s job duties, schedule or work location without their consent or prior notification? A. Yes, in some cases. Generally, unless an employment contract or a collective bargaining agreement states otherwise, an employer may change an employee’s job duties, schedule or work location without the … Continued

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course December 2019

A four-day, face-to-face course in a classroom setting, designed for professionals looking for a systematic way to drive improvement initiatives within their organizations, Meliora Consulting is pleased to offer it’s Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt Training course, right here in Buffalo. Understanding the core principles of Six Sigma will help individuals lead projects and drive sustainable, data-driven change and improvement to their businesses.

Independent Contractor or Employee?

As a condition to being allowed to work, employers sometimes require workers to sign an agreement stating that the worker is an independent contractor. Under FLSA you are an employee if, as a matter of economic reality, your work indicates that you are economically dependent on an employer, and you are an independent contractor if you are in business for yourself.

How to Improve Employee Retention

In today’s hiring environment, employee retention is more important than ever.  Here are 4 tips you can use to improve your organization’s employee retention right now.

Behind the Curtain of a Workplace Investigation

48%. Percentage of American adults who report experiencing abusive behavior at work. Join ESC and Rupp Baase as they take you behind the curtain of workplace investigations, before, during and after. Learn how these situations can impact your business.

Quiz Corner: Managing PTO Requests

An employee who has worked at my company for 90 days and is newly eligible for PTO asked for two weeks of time off next month for a vacation. He is still in training and that is a lot of time to miss. do I have to approve it because the PTO is available to him?

Change Management Panel June 2019

Many of the world’s most successful businesses are those that can quickly and effectively adapt to the rapidly changing business environment. Implementing meaningful and proactive change within an organization can feel like an uphill battle, making these changes stick can prove to be even more challenging. Businesses that resist change can quickly find themselves left behind as new competition, new trends, and new technology emerge in all industries. Please join our panel of Lean Six Sigma experts as we explore best practices in change management.