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Employee Relations

Employee relations refer to the efforts of a company to maintain good relationships with its employees. These relations can exist in multiple directions. On the one hand, it can refer to improving relationships between management and employees. It can also refer to attempts to ensure that employees get along well with each other. The scope of employee relations is broad: It can involve creating minimum legal protections for how employees interact, ensuring that employees develop productive relationships with each other and determining a process to manage employee conflict.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Employee Relations

Employee relations have a significant impact on morale and on the ability of employees to do their jobs well. All businesses—even the smallest ones—will want to maintain good employee relations. Furthermore, maintaining good employee relations ensures employee satisfaction. Employee satisfaction can improve employee retention and ensure that a small business does not constantly hire new employees.

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