Salary Surveys (Tommy, 2006). Policies and Regulations (Tommy, 2006). Managing Employees’ Incentives and Rewards Rewards programs are incentives that recognize the employee’s day to day activities. When the rewards go on a long term they give the term as incentives. There are long term rewards for long term service or perfect attendance. A typical incentive program would allow an employee to earn points each time when employees perform well. Employees who have been rewarded will stay in the organization for a long term, which will increase the profit ( Vecchi , 2011) Managing Employee Benefits and Safety Programs Most of the companies will have challenge in safety programs. Following are the safety tips for any organization 1. To reduce the accident rate in the company short term policies would not be effective. We need to put some long term plans for safety and make it as a goal to achieve (Safetyservicescompany.com, 2015). The long term plans to make employees’ and company’s life easy will be a. Provide training and instructions about handling equipment in the company (Safetyservicescompany.com, 2015). b. All old equipment should be replaced with the new ones (Safetyservicescompany.com, 2015).
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FINAL 10 c. New technologies and methodology should be followed (Safetyservicescompany.com, 2015). d. All new employees must receive the general training plus task specific training (Safetyservicescompany.com, 2015). Staffs may take their work offs during the start and end of the weekends. To eliminate such absents, the employee leaves should be approved before taking leave. In an emergency, they need to produce the doctor certificate when returning to the work. The manager or the team lead can have regular team meetings for making good regulations (Lepak and Gowan, 2010). Wellness programs an organized, employer-sponsored program that is designed to support employees’ health so that employees will be fit, nice and tidy (hbr.org, 2010). Managing Labor Unions and Laws In 1935, a law was passed by congress to establish National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). By this act the work stoppage, strikes, and other conflicts between labor and management was reduced. By this act there were three significant objectives which were created (Silverman, 2007). National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been created (Silverman, 2007). Employees had right to elect and represent them as union (Silverman, 2007). Laws are created to protect employees from discrimination (Silverman, 2007). Brief History of Labor Unions in the United States The labor movement was established to protect the common interest of workers, fight for better wages, reasonable hours of working, and safe working environment. This also helped to stop the child labor and to protect workers and his/her family by providing benefits for health (History.com Staff, 2009).
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FINAL 11 The labor unions were created in nineteenth century in United States of America (USA) and named as Nation Labor Union (NLU). NLU worked for workers’ rights but they are not set for particular type of workers. In 1869 Knights of Union are formed to address the major issues
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