Archive for the ‘Workplace Policies’ Category

CalChamber: California Employers, Employees Benefit from Temporary Workers

California employers have numerous reasons for making use of temporary workers and multiple levels of employee protections are already in place for any violations, California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Jennifer Barrera explained to the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee during an informational hearing last Wednesday. The committee was convened to discuss a spot bill […]

14 Mar 14 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

March Means Basketball

It’s time to start March Madness: The 76th annual NCAA men’s basketball tournament tips off next week, with the first round starting Tuesday, March 18th. The tournament is a big deal, and not just to the fanatical students who attend the games. The tournament is closely followed by many of the people who graduated from […]

12 Mar 14 - Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Religious Dress and Grooming Rights and Requirements

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued two new publications addressing workplace rights and responsibilities with respect to religious dress and grooming. The publications, a question-and-answer guide entitled “Religious Garb and Grooming in the Workplace: Rights and Responsibilities” and an accompanying fact sheet, discuss applicable federal law and provide practical advice for employers […]

10 Mar 14 - Discrimination, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday, March 9

Besides the need for extra coffee, daylight saving time may impact your timekeeping practices. Employers should recognize that they may have workers whose shifts are affected by the time change. Unless an employer uses a computerized time clock that adjusts for daylight-saving time changes, employees may not be paid correctly. An employee that works a […]

7 Mar 14 - Compensation, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Survey Says: A Zebra Made Me Late to Work

Usually when a person is running late, there’s a frantic phone call to a supervisor with a message about traffic being terrible or a mix-up at day care. Some people had better reasons for being late, according to employers who participated in a new CareerBuilder survey. The most common reason given by employees for being […]

6 Mar 14 - Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »