Category

Unemployment Risk Management
tribal turnover survey results
17
Oct

Nationwide Tribal Turnover – Preliminary Survey Results

Turnover is one of the most significant people risks to any leadership team, and tribal organizations are experiencing the impact of turnover like never before. In response to this overwhelming challenge, we partnered with NNAHRA to initiate a collaborative study, and the response was overwhelming! We want to thank everyone who contributed to the study....
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employee turnover
13
Sep

Employee Turnover: 4 Critical Steps You Can’t Afford to Miss

Last month we began a journey of diving deep into the topic of employee turnover in Indian Country. Some of the data that’s crossed my desk was expected, but many of the responses made me catch my breath. There’s a lot that goes said about the topic, but so much that doesn’t. When an employee...
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why employers lose unemployment claims
19
Feb

3 Common Reasons Why Employers Lose Unemployment Claims

When employees leave, employers spend the majority of the resources filling the gap left behind. Unfortunately, they don’t always make sure the T’s are crossed at the moment of employee separation, which can create a problem should an employee decide to file an unemployment claim. If you want to reduce losses from unnecessary unemployment claims...
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employee handbook
22
Jan

It’s Time to Update Your Employee Handbook

Employees can be an incredible investment for your business. They can also become a risk. One of the most effective ways to manage potential problems, and protect your employees, is to have an up-to-date employee handbook. January is the perfect time to review your current handbook and revise it. Here are a few things to...
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The State of Tribal Turnover
12
Sep

The State of Tribal Turnover

The cost of turnover in the United States is over $536 billion per year. Organizations in specific industries, like finance, sales and HR have the highest turnover globally. In 2018, Workforce Institute estimates that more than one in every four employees will quit their jobs. By 2020 they expect that number to be one in...
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15
Aug

Reducing Unemployment Expenses Through Partnerships

The impact of unemployment is not just limited to whether or not a claimant receives benefits. They’re generally either eligible or not as determined by the laws of the state. Equally, if not more important, unemployment is a symptom of an underlying issue that when addressed can lead to significant improvement not only in finances,...
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03
Jul

How Voluntary Resignations Impact Unemployment

Many employers are unfamiliar with how voluntary resignations can impact unemployment. They often assume that employees are ineligible for unemployment benefits when they quit. Unfortunately, determining unemployment eligibility is not always clear-cut. State adjudicators must determine the final incident that led to the employee’s separation.  This is done by evaluating the reason given by the...
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06
Jun

Taxpaying vs Reimbursing – Should You Leverage Your Sovereignty?

  As with many aspects of running a tribal organization, when it comes to the topic of unemployment insurance, there are differences in how things are managed and opportunities that you may not be aware of. Under Federal law, tribal organizations are required to participate in unemployment insurance programs, but there are some unique options...
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06
Dec

UI Compliance vs UI Risk Management: What You Need to Know

The difference between UI compliance and UI risk management can be summed up in one word. That word is control.  Compliance takes the control out of your hands and gives it to the state to decide. With risk management, you control the outcome. UI Compliance Compliance is the action of complying with a command. Being...
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11
Oct

Why Training Is a Cure for Turnover

Employee turnover can be problematic for any organization, large or small. When an employee decides to leave, there is much more involved than just the loss of a good, or even great, worker. The organization suffers from lower productivity caused by the void and higher operating costs incurred from finding and training a replacement. Worse,...
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