The Deacon's Bench Spring 2019

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This issue of The Deacon’s Bench helps you, as a Christian employer, strengthen your workplace policies and procedures. We have highlighted a few of the workplace issues that have gained national attention in the news. Ministries should keep an eye on these trending topics: discrimination, harassment, social engineering, mental health, and misuse of prescription drugs.

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Insurance Checkup

Drugs in the Workplace

Organizations are updating their drug-free workplace policies to make one thing clear: When it comes to certain prescription medications—like opioids—employees have a workplace responsibility.

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Drug Testing for Bus Drivers

Does your ministry comply with federal regulations? Find out who in your ministry is required to undergo mandatory testing.

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Six Tips for Happier Employees

Six Tips For Happier Employees

Favoring some employees over others can induce stress and lessen productivity. The practice also can lead to legal issues. These six tips help create an atmosphere of fairness.

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What Are the Holes in Your Handbook?

If you need help, Brotherhood Mutual’s team of attorneys can review your handbook and provide risk management guidance. Legal Assist is a free service for Christian ministries.

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Avoid Church Employment Liability

Avoid Church Employment Liability

Eight common mistakes ministries make and how to fix them.

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Employment Practices Checklist

Employment Practices Checklist

Do you have questions about your employment practices? Discover the facts with this handy checklist.

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Avoid Church Employment Liability

Good Employment Practices

Investigate your procedures to make sure your organization is protected.

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Avoid Church Employment Liability

Webinar: Saying ‘Hello’ and ‘Goodbye’

Does your ministry use legally sound employment practices? Watch this webinar to learn the policies and procedures that can help protect your ministry from employment-related lawsuits.

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