Category: HR

These Are the Most Dangerous Jobs in 2020

What’s the most dangerous job? That question has taken on an entirely new meaning in 2020. As the world continues to contend with the COVID-19 pandemic, the nature of many jobs has changed—as…

Free Non-supervisory Employee Sexual Harassment Training by DFEH

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing now provides free online training courses on preventing sexual harassment and abusive conduct in the workplace. California law requires all employers of 5 or more…

Ask the Advisor: Can We Deny an Employee’s Use of Accrued Vacation Time?

Question: Can we deny an employee’s use of accrued vacation time? Answer: Yes, the decision to approve or deny the use of accrued vacation time is up to you, assuming you do…

You Can’t Reopen Your Business Without a COVID-19 Response Team

As the world enters the next phase of the coronavirus pandemic and businesses gradually start to reopen, it’s more important than ever that organizations pay attention to their environment, health, and safety programs….

California Updates 4 HR Related Regulations

1. Board of Director’s Mandated Gender Diversity Law Challenged Who: Publicly-traded corporations When: Effective Immediately Former California Governor Brown signed legislation that by the end of December 2019, publicly held corporations must have…

Cannabis in the Workplace: 7 Facts Employers Should Know

It’s beloved and feared, ubiquitous and taboo, legal and illegal—all at the same time. I’m referring to the plant known as cannabis (AKA marijuana), the subject of significant controversy and uncertainty, especially…

ASK THE EXPERTS: MANDATORY FLU SHOTS

Answer: While there is no law that prohibits employers from mandating flu shots — and in some states, the law requires all healthcare workers to get flu shots — you should carefully determine if the…

California Mandates Women on Boards of Directors

Who: Publicly-traded corporations When: December 31, 2019 What: Former California Governor Brown signed legislation that by the end of December 2019, publicly held corporations must have at least 1 female board member….

9 Employee Handbook Topics You Need To Cover

There is a lot of information in the employee handbook, but do you remember what the essentials are? Your handbook sets the organization’s expectations, policies, and their corresponding procedures, what the organization…

Is A Performance Improvement Plan What You Need?

You hire every employee to succeed in your organization. But sometimes you have an employee with a bad attitude or maybe an employee who hasn’t met a sales quota or a safety…