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CalChamber Questions Need for Changes to State’s Heat Illness Prevention Standard

California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Marti Fisher joined Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Cindy Pollard on her weekly broadcast, Strictly Business, this week to discuss proposed changes to California’s heat illness prevention standard. Strictly Business “Any changes at all will make it harder for employers who have outdoor workers. At this […]

Mar 3 2014 - Health and Safety, Heat Illness, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog Read More »

E-Verify Releases New Information on Correcting Immigration Records

E-Verify released a new fact sheet on correcting immigration records that employers should know about. If you attempt to verify a person’s employment eligibility through E-Verify but that person receives a Department of Homeland Security Tentative Nonconfirmation (DHS TNC), you should direct the person to the new E-Verify fact sheet, How to Correct Your Immigration Records […]

Feb 28 2014 - Form I-9, Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »

Guide for Small Businesses to Protect Against Cyber Attacks, Data Breaches

California’s Attorney General, Kamala D. Harris, released a report outlining recommendations for California businesses to help protect against and respond to the increasing threat of malware, data breaches and other cyber risks. “Prevention is the best medicine. Not only does the guide provide useful information to reduce the threat of cybercrime, it highlights the need […]

Feb 27 2014 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog Read More »

Update on New Background Check Rules for San Francisco Employers

UPDATE: San Francisco’s mayor signed the new ordinance that limits the use of criminal history information by San Francisco employers. The ordinance will become effective on August 13, 2014. Employers covered by the new ordinance will need to review job applications and other hiring and employment documentation. A new poster will also be required. Look […]

Feb 26 2014 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »

Clues Your Employee May Be Itching to Quit

Employees who are thinking about leaving their job may be giving off clues, according to a recent study on voluntary turnover. Timothy Gardner, a Utah State University associate professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, completed a study on voluntary turnover with some interesting, though perhaps not surprising findings. For instance, an employee […]

Feb 25 2014 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »