Resource-strapped nonprofits are often reluctant to add a position that does not generate revenue or interact with clients. But the right human resources manager can help your nonprofit reduce risk and increase productivity and satisfaction.
Nonprofits rely on volunteers. Here's some tools and resources your nonprofit can adopt to help you effectively and safely manage your volunteer programs.
Recent changes to state privacy laws in California raise many questions and uncertainties for nonprofits' hiring and background check processes.
Updates to court cases revolving around COVID-19 testing and vaccine mandates as of January 7, 2022, and steps to prepare.
A well-qualified applicant applies for a job at a nonprofit and lands an in-person interview. The applicant explains that their service dog will accompany them. The hiring manager is left with questions: Does the manager have to agree? Does this entail agreeing to permit the service dog in the workplace if the applicant is hired? […]
To answer that question, let’s take an example: A social service nonprofit has a very talented manager who has been with the nonprofit for several years. The manager supervises approximately 10 staff members, most of whom have at least three years of experience in this field and a master’s degree in social work. The number […]
If you want to overwhelm a nonprofit manager, tell them an employee has requested an accommodation for a disability, and ask them to find out the organization’s obligations. When managers face trying to navigate a confusing web of laws, a common result is to just reject the employee’s request. Nonprofits may have the best of […]
According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): “Harassment in the workplace will not stop on its own — it’s on all of us to be part of the fight to stop workplace harassment. We cannot be complacent bystanders and expect our workplace cultures to change themselves.” This truth cannot be overstated. For 30 years, […]
While all employers must proceed with caution when deciding to end their relationship with an employee, managers at nonprofits often feel they are subject to additional scrutiny than a for-profit business.
Social distancing and COVID-19 will have an impact on the polls. What do nonprofit employers need to know about time off for voting?
The signing of SB 1383 results in changes to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) affecting nonprofit employees.
What is the Fair Labor Standards Act, do it's updated rules apply to your nonprofit and should you act because of this change?