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The Nonprofit Board’s Role in HR
The role of the board of directors in personnel or human resource administration is frequently a sticky issue for nonprofits.
Sample Layoff Letter
Blue Avocado editors have created a convenient sample letter for use in nonprofit layoff situations when/if they become necessary.
Model Document Retention Policy for Nonprofits
Nationally recognized nonprofit attorney Tom Silk wrote this Model Document Retention Policy on a pro bono basis for CompassPoint Nonprofit Services to use and to make available for all nonprofits.
An Alcohol Problem Holds the Bookkeeping Hostage
Advice for a nonprofit supervisor with a bookkeeper that has missed deadlines and may be coming to work drunk.
A Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy for Nonprofits
Standard elements of a drug and alcohol free workplace program for nonprofits. Includes a sample drug and alcohol free workplace policy.
Ask Rita: What Happens When the Office Coffee Comes With Politics?
With the elections coming up, a nonprofit’s staff is buzzing with political talk. Ask Rita shares how to avoid this creating a minefield.
A Board Member’s Guide to Nonprofit Insurance
Many nonprofit board members don’t think about the organization’s insurance until something adverse happens. Here’s the low-down on liability.
Ask Rita: Zero Cell Phone Use While Driving Policy
Ask Rita provides policies nonprofit organizations should consider when adding a policy forbidding cell phone use while driving.
Ask Rita: Can an Employee Come and Go Using Family or Medical Leave?
Ask Rita explores whether or not a nonprofit organization’s employee can come and go using Family or Medical Leave?
Three-Step Immigration (IRCA) Compliance for Employers
The best protection for employers seeking to comply with immigration laws is to keep accurate records showing your efforts at compliance.