- New federal legislation will impact Purdue's workforce
Make no mistake about it; the new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) legislation broadens the interpretation of the term disability. What does this mean to you as a supervisor? More of your employees may now qualify as a person with a disability under the ADA. What can you do to ensure compliance with the newly issued Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act?
- Process changes for I-9 process due to E-Verify
A Presidential Executive Order that went into effect in October 2009 mandated the use of E-Verify for all federal contractors meeting certain criteria. To comply, Purdue University must now use the E-Verify system for all new hires and any current employees working on a federal contract with the E-Verify clause written into the contract.
- Healthy office snacks: making a change
Supervisors have the opportunity to impact the work culture by encouraging healthy options when food is available.
- Managing the people side of reorganizations and process improvements
Units and departments may initiate continuous improvement efforts for a variety of reasons. Most improvement initiatives require some level of change. One thing is for sure, continuous improvement will likely impact what work is done, the way work is done, who carries out the work, and/or any number of other factors.
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