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HRinfodesk Past Polls — 2009

At HRinfodesk we are always interested in the opinions of our subscribers. On our website we feature a question in our online poll that gives you a chance to share your opinion about a current topic in Payroll, HR, or employment law best practices and/or complian. PLEASE NOTE: The information in the Poll commentaries are current to the date of publication unless otherwise indicated by an updated date in the heading. Most of the commentaries will not be updated. Thus, at some point in time, the information in the poll commentaries may be outdated and should not be relied on.

Poll from the week of December 21, 2009
What are your organization's recruiting plans for 2010?

Poll from the week of December 7, 2009
Is your organization holding a holiday party or lunch this year?

Poll from the week of November 16, 2009
Boxing Day, December 26, falls on a Saturday this year. Which day will you require employees to observe Boxing Day (whether it be a public holiday in your jurisdiction or employer provided floater day)?

Poll from the week of October 26, 2009
What method(s) of payment does your organization use to pay their employees?

Poll from the week of September 28, 2009
Do you have a policy manual and/or an employee handbook?

Poll from the week of August 24, 2009
How do you track employee training, learning and development?

Poll from the week of August 3, 2009
Which method for tracking leaves do you use?

Poll from the week of July 13, 2009
Do you track employee work time (record and report on employee work hours)?

Poll from the week of June 22, 2009
Who is responsible for HR at your organization (i.e., recruiting, hiring to termination)?

Poll from the week of June 1, 2009
Due to changes in the law banning the use of hand-held devices while driving, do you intend to develop a policy on cell phone use for this coming fall?

Poll from the week of May 18, 2009
In your organization, does the employer or the employee decide when vacation is taken?

Poll from the week of May 4, 2009
Does your employer have a pandemic preparedness plan in place to deal with a large outbreak of flu or another major illness?

Poll from the week of April 20, 2009
Does your vacation policy allow employees to "go negative"? If so, how are negative hours captured upon termination?

Poll from the week of April 6, 2009
When an employee goes on vacation, you÷

Poll from the week of March 23, 2009
On what do you base your vacation entitlement year?

Poll from the week of March 2, 2009
Have you communicated with your employees about the impact the recession is having on their workplace, and what your strategies and cost-savings measures are?

Poll from the week of February 9, 2009
Is it your workplace policy to combine the annual performance review with an offer of an annual increase?

Poll from the week of January 19, 2009
Are your employees entitled to group insurance benefits (health, dental, life insurance, etc.), and if yes, when?