At Whitney Smith Company, we prioritize strong employee relations as a paramount service. With a commitment to fostering a supportive work environment, we invest in our employees’ growth and development. Open communication, regular feedback and an inclusive culture empower our team to excel in the dynamic insurance landscape. We believe that a united workforce drives excellence and enhances our ability to serve you, our valued clients, with unparalleled dedication and expertise. Experience the power of cohesive employee relations with Whitney Smith Company, your trusted human resources partner.
Helping clients in handling sensitive employee relations matters is one of the most commonly requested services offered by our firm. Our consultants provide clients with non-legal advice about employee conduct or performance issues. We’re committed to providing client management teams with competent, objective and compliant help in managing even the most difficult human resources issues.
An employee handbook can be an invaluable tool for an employer. Along with informing employees about company policies, procedures and expected performance and conduct, it can be a critical tool in avoiding liability in employee lawsuits, especially when paired with Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI).
Our firm offers our extensive experience to clients in developing complete and compliant handbooks. In addition, we can review materials and offer recommendations in a variety of human resources-related policy areas such as employment, compensation and separation.
The termination of an employee is never a pleasant task for any organization. Effectively and legally handling this sensitive activity is extremely important to help protect the organization and its leaders from charges of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, as well as to help protect employees from potential retaliatory activity from a former co-worker. Our firm is prepared to assist with this often necessary but unpleasant task.
Our firm stands ready to aid clients in all aspects of unemployment compensation claims that they may receive from former employees. We offer complete support in every stage of the claims process, from the initial response to appeals hearings.
Our firm offers our extensive experience to clients in developing complete and compliant employee handbooks. In addition, we provide service in both reviewing and offering recommendations in a variety of human resources-related policy areas such as employment, compensation, benefits, operation and separation, which are ultimately both legally compliant and follow current HR best practices.
Regardless of the industry, succession planning plays a key role in ensuring that your organization is prepared for future challenges. Our team can help you create a program that recognizes and evaluates your current staff while also preparing for future staffing requirements of key leadership positions. And, we don’t just design a framework for this plan – we serve as a partner during its implementation, communication and administration.