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March 29, 2013

The “Monday morning surprise” -- when an employee approaches you on Monday morning to report an injury he or she sustained at work on Friday -- can be a dreaded situation with potential pitfalls for an employer.

The “Monday morning surprise” -- when an employee approaches you on Monday morning to report an injury he or she sustained at work on Friday -- can be a dreaded situation with potential pitfalls for an employer.

Nearly all organizations face this at some point, said Eric Glass, an environmental health and safety advisor at UL, a provider of workplace health and safety software solutions and expertise.

The Monday morning injury report comes with several questions, Glass told SHRM Online:

September 5, 2012

Among the mistakes employers sometimes make when investigating workplace misconduct: waiting too long to get started, limiting the scope of the investigation, failing to take interim measures to curb bad behavior and selecting a biased investigator.

During a July 2012 webinar, Allison West, SPHR -- an employment attorney who specializes in training, conducting workplace investigations, and coaching executives and managers -- said she evaluates several over-arching issues:

September 5, 2010

Employees and customers are becoming more adept at stealing, but hardware dealers can stem their...