Ronald Adler is the president-CEO of Laurdan Associates, Inc., a veteran owned, human resource management consulting firm specializing in HR audits, employment practices liability risk management, HR metrics and benchmarking, strategic HR-business issues and unemployment insurance.He has more than 37 years of HR consulting experience working with U.S. and international firms, small businesses and non-profits, insurance companies and brokers, and employer organizations.
Mr. Adler is a co-developer of the Employment-Labor Law Audit (the nation’s leading HR auditing and employment practices liability risk assessment tool.
Mr. Adler is an adjunct professor at Villanova University’s Graduate Program in Human Resources Development and teaches a course on HR auditing. Mr. Adler is a certified instructor on employment practices for the CPCU Society and has conducted continuing education courses for the AICPA, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Institute of Management Consultants, and the Society for Human Resource Management.
Effective HR metrics are not developed in a vacuum. The "right or best" metrics require a detailed understanding of your organization: how it generates revenue, its business strategies and objectives, it business imperatives, the risks it faces, the opportunities to be seized, and what it already measures.
Employee handbooks have become a valuable tool in providing important information to employees.
Numerous federal, state, and local laws prohibit employment discrimination. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Equal Pay Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, and the use genetic information in all facets of the employment relationship.
The purposes and the scope of employee handbook policies and the practices are changing and expanding. From a siloed HR activity that creates insular documents concerned primarily with communicating the organizational work rules and benefits, employee handbook policies and practices have evolved into a critical component of an organization-wide management process that maximizes organizations' achievement of business objectives, enhances the value of their human capital, and minimizes legal risk.
This webinar discusses the purposes and methodologies of UI audits in assessing an organization's unemployment insurance controls and the use of UI audits in reducing the organization's UI risk exposure and lowering UI tax liabilities and costs. Critical areas of UI cost management are reviewed and effective cost control strategies are identified.
This webinar discusses the development and use of HR Audits tools in helping organizations address critical risk management and due diligence issues. The webinar describes HR audit tools that help organization identify and manage human capital related risks. The webinar further identifies HR