In order to be in a position to dismiss an employee for cause, it is critical that the employer have appropriate documentation. However, many managers and supervisors unwittingly place their employers in a weakened legal position by failing to use performance and salary reviews properly.
Human resources management systems (also known as human resources information systems) exist "at the intersection between human resource management and information technology." Usually, this means taking previously disparate HR information and automatically integrating it in such a way that users can gain a clearer picture of what is happening in the company—in a more efficient way than if HR had to gather all of the information from its various sources, and analyze it manually.
This diverse information includes payroll, work hours and overtime, benefits administration, recruiting and development, training and learning, performance records and more. You've probably already automated one or more of these services, either internally or via an external service provider; companies commonly outsource payroll and benefits functions, for example. But even so, can you imagine what you could do if all of those functions were integrated and all of that information could be compared with little effort? That's the promise of human resources management systems.
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Employers generally win employment law cases when they can provide the courts with a paper trail of evidence in support of their employment related decisions such as termination, disciplinary actions or inability to accommodate the needs of employees, among other things.
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