Fran Lefavour

Fran Lefavour

Fran Lefavour has been in the Human Resources field for over 30 years, 24 of those years as a consultant to small businesses in New England. She is viewed as an expert in the area of workers’ compensation case management and frequently speaks to groups regarding claims management, reducing workers’ compensation costs and other Human Resource topics.

Expertise: Human resources, employee relations and workers’ compensation case management

Past Experience: Fran has been involved with a number of state and regional organizations including the NH Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, NH Wage & Hour Penalty Appeals Board and NH Public Employee Relations Board. Fran also served as a member of the adjunct faculty of the UNH Division of Continuing Education, Vice Chair of the Business & Industry Association Human Resources Committee and Chair of the BIA Worker’s Compensation Subcommittee.

Professional Organization/Community Involvement: Fran is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, Seacoast Human Resource Association, and the Conference Director and Board member of the NH Human Resource Council. She was a founding member and Treasurer of the Run for the Fallen New Hampshire and is a volunteer with End 68 Hours of Hunger. Fran was chosen as the 2015 Outstanding Volunteer of the Year awarded by the NH State Human Resource Council.

 

Posts by Fran

Icky, Sticky People Problems

August 27, 2019

Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EST Presenter: Fran Lefavour & Susannah Chance  Body odor, gossip, personal problems, and more!  Learn how employers can handle these uncomfortable, but inevitable, situations. Participants will learn:    How to analyze a situation and determine if it should be addressed,   How to address uncomfortable [...]

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Cause for Concern: Frequent Absences and Sore Hands

August 27, 2019

Dear Fran, I just became an office manager and am also responsible for personnel issues. I have one employee who frequently misses work. She calls in before hours and leaves a voice message but never says why she is missing work. Can I ask her why she is not coming to work? Another employee came [...]

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There’s Been a Theft, Now What?

August 27, 2019

Dear Fran, We have a serious situation at work and our management team doesn’t agree on how to handle it.  Our maintenance manager found an expensive tool (that has been missing from the company) at the local pawn shop.  For his records, the pawn shop proprietor takes pictures of everyone with the item they want [...]

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What? Happened When? To Whom? Let’s Talk about Harassment.

August 27, 2019

Dear Fran, In light of the “ME TOO” movement, we had an outside consultant conduct harassment training sessions for all our employees. Since that happened, I am being inundated with complaints from employees of behaviors in the workplace. Some are concerning, as they sound like sexual harassment by one of our managers. Some just sound [...]

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The Top Ten Icky, Sticky People Stuff Problems – Ugh, they never end

August 27, 2019

Presenter: Fran Lefavour Originally Presented: January 24, 2018, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. ET Program length: 60 minutes Listen Now Back by popular demand, this webinar will address the top 10 icky sticky problems we hear over and over again from our clients and colleagues. People are people, and these issues and solutions occur regularly in [...]

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