HR Hotline

Employers Resource Association is as near as your telephone. Your annual investment in ERA allows your managers to have ready access to our staff of certified human resource professionals. We routinely handle thousands of calls, requests, problems and referrals on all matters dealing with employer/employee relations. We are your personal outsourced HR advisors.

Where else can your managers call to get instant assistance, free of charge, on almost any topic? See below for a partial list of the topics we can help you resolve.

We welcome your questions on these, or any other issue at 513-679-4120 (Cincinnati), 614-538-9410 (Columbus). Or if you prefer, feel free to email your question to any one of the following ERA employees:


For Cincinnati members:

For Columbus Members:

A
  • Absenteeism/Tardiness
  • Access to Records
  • Accessibility Rules
  • ADA Requirements
  • Adoption Leave
  • Adverse Impact
  • Affirmative Action
  • Age Discrimination
  • Application Forms
  • Attendance Policies
  • Attitude Surveys
B
  • Background Checks
  • Benchmarking
  • Benefit Plans
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Boards of Directors
  • Bonus Plans
  • Broadbanding
  • Bulletin Boards
C
  • Cafeteria Plans
  • Career Development
  • Child Labor
  • COBRA
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Communication
  • Compensation
  • Compensatory Time
  • Concerted Activity
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Cost-Of-Living
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Records
D
  • Decertifications
  • Deductions From Pay
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Discharge Issues
  • Discipline Cases
  • Downsizing
  • Dress Codes
  • Drug Testing/Abuse
E
  • EAPs
  • Education Assistance
  • EEO-1 Reports
  • EEOC Charges
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employment-At-Will
  • English-Only Rules
  • Equal Employment
  • Equal Pay
  • ERISA
  • Executive Compensation
  • Exempt/Non-Exempt
  • Exit Interviews
F
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Firing Employees
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • FMLA
  • Fraternization
G
  • Gainsharing Plans
  • Garnishments
  • Gender Clauses
  • Goal Setting
  • Golden Parachutes
  • Good Faith Bargaining
  • Grievances
  • Group Insurance
  • Group Legal Plans
H
  • Handbooks
  • Handsfree Cell
  • Harassment
  • HazCom Procedures
  • Health/Welfare Plans
  • Help-Wanted Ads
  • Hiring Practices
  • HMOs
  • Holiday Practices
  • Hours of Work
I
  • I-9 Procedures
  • Immigration Visas
  • Incentive Pay Plans
  • Independent Contractors
  • Insubordination
  • Insurance Plans
  • Interviewing
  • Introductory Periods
J
  • Job Absence Rates
  • Job Descriptions
  • Job Evaluation Plans
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Sharing
  • Jury Duty Pay
L
  • Layoffs & Recalls
  • Leadership Training
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Legislative Activity
  • Lockouts
M
  • Management Rights
  • Manpower Planning
  • Maternity Leave
  • Mediation/Arbitration
  • Merit Reviews
  • Military Leave
  • Minimum Wage
  • Motivation
  • MSDS
N
  • Needs Assessment
  • Negligent Hiring/Retention
  • Negotiations
  • NLRB Rules
  • No-Fault Policies
  • Non-Union Status
O
  • OFCCP Regulations
  • On-Call Time
  • Open Door Policy
  • Opinion Surveys
  • Orientation Programs
  • Outplacement
  • Outsourcing
  • Overtime Pay
P
  • Parental Leave
  • Part-Time Employees
  • Pay For Performance
  • Peer Review
  • Pension Plans
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Performance Ratings
  • Physicals
  • Picketing/Boycotts
  • Plant Closings
  • Policy Manuals
  • Polygraphs
  • Posting Requirements
  • Pregnancy Disability
  • Profit Sharing
R
  • Rates of Pay
  • Recognition Awards
  • Record Retention
  • Recruitment Policies
  • Reductions in Force
  • Reference Checking
  • Religious Accommodation
  • Relocation Practices
  • Resignation
  • Rest Periods
  • Resumes
  • Retirement Plans
  • Right-To-Work States
S
  • SDS (Safety Data Sheet)
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Safety Programs
  • Section 125 Plans
  • Severance Pay
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shift Premiums
  • Short Term Disability
  • Sick Leave
  • Skill-Based Pay
  • Smoking Policies
  • Social Media Policies
  • Solicitation Rules
  • Strikes/Lockouts
  • Suggestion Systems
  • Supervisory Training
  • Survey Data
T
  • Tattoos/Piercings
  • Team Building
  • Terminations
  • Testing of Employees
  • Time Management
  • Training Programs
  • Travel Time
  • Tuition Aid
U
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Union Organizing
  • Utilization Analysis
V
  • Vacation Practices
  • Variable Pay
  • Vesting Schedules
  • Veterans' Rights
  • VETS-100 Form
W
  • Wage & Hour Law
  • Wages & Salaries
  • WARN Act
  • Work Permits
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Workplace Violence
  • ...and more!!!!