March 8, 2021

The HR Brief: Written Notification

At Next Level Solutions, we understand the need for employers to drug test. However, it is important to think about the reason why you may be drug testing and to have a policy in place that requires employees to sign a disclosure form. In the case that a workers comp issue arises, forms such as these can be helpful.
March 3, 2021

The HR Brief: Freedom of Speech & Employer Code of Conduct

Employers have control over an employee's freedom of speech to a certain degree in the workplace. It's best to outline these guidelines in the employee handbook so you're never being reactive to certain situations. By notifying employees beforehand, you have the right to take the actions you deem necessary.
March 3, 2021

The HR Brief: Freedom of Speech & Dress Codes

Workplace freedom of speech is directly reflected in dress code guidelines. As an employer, you have the right to tell your team members what they can and can not wear. Whether it be to minimize inappropriate messages or images, these rules need to be written out so your judgments are consistent.
March 3, 2021

The HR Brief: Medical Marijuana & Drug Testing

As medical marijuana is now legal in Louisiana, employer drug testing policies will change entirely. Employers need to be aware of this change and how this will impact the hiring process.