Contractor Vs. Subrecipient

Review the requirements for determining whether the partner of a Head Start grantee is a contractor or subrecipient.

Human Resources

Head Start programs are only as good as their people. Explore the resources on this topic to ensure that staff members and volunteers have the credentials and competencies needed to provide quality Head Start services.

Whistleblower Protection Laws

This tip sheet outlines the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Whistleblower Protection Programs. These programs are embodied in 22 federal laws put in place to protect employees from retaliation for reporting workplace violations such as injuries, safety concerns, or other protected activity. Also, learrn about section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act. This section prohibits employer discrimination when employees report suspected improper or illegal government activities in the workplace.

Partnerships Issues: Employees or Independent Contractors?

This article presents a brief overview of the issues and legal landscape surrounding workers in family child care settings. Program directors may use this resource to better understand legal issues related to family child care employees and independent contractors.

Head Start Acronyms

Head Start programs are administered by a federal agency in which other state and local agencies with similar standards and regulations collaborate to share resources. This resource provides a list of acronyms associated with these collaborating agencies and program services.

Developing a Search Strategy: Your Roadmap for Hiring

Program directors and human resources managers may use this resource to enhance their search strategies for hiring and retaining qualified staff. This article outlines each phase of an effective search strategy.

Conducting Effective Interviews: What You Need to Know

Hiring is one of a manager's most important responsibilities. Although most organizations recognize the opportunities and consequences involved with talent selection, few are prepared to lead a truly effective interview process. This article will give you a few tips for making the most of your limited time with a prospective employee.