Author: HRWatchdog

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Posted in Discrimination Hiring Workplace Policies

Best Practices for Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and diversity and inclusion consultant Jonathan Mayes discuss best practices for fostering…

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Posted in Hiring

Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether to Pay for Try-Out Time

If we ask a job applicant to demonstrate their job skills during an interview, do we have to pay them for their time? During the…

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Posted in Hiring

Recruiting Best Practices for a Post-COVID-19 Job Landscape

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and bestselling author and recruiting expert Rikka Brandon discuss hiring best practices…

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Posted in Exempt/Nonexempt Overtime

No Retroactive Fix for Underpayment to Exempt Employee

I recently took over as HR director for my company, and I discovered that for the last seven months, the company wasn’t paying the required…

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Posted in General

Download the Free New 2023 California Employment Laws White Paper!

It’s that time of year again — for planning fall and winter holidays and vacations, and anticipating and preparing for new employment laws. The California…

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Posted in Discrimination Employee Handbook Time Off

Trending Topics on the Labor Law Helpline: Halloween Parties, Listening to Music in the Workplace and More

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber HR Adviser Ellen Savage discuss the issues employers are asking…

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Posted in Termination

Employee Arrested While Off Duty? Proceed Cautiously; Gather Facts

One of our employees did not show up for work yesterday and failed to call or otherwise notify us of his absence. We have a…

2022 HR Symposium
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Posted in General

Virtual HR Symposium: Strengthen Your HR Effectiveness

Looking to strengthen your HR effectiveness? Then look no further than CalChamber’s virtual HR Symposium, featuring live, engaging presentations on various workplace topics for two…

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Posted in Privacy

California Consumer Privacy Act Will Apply to Employers in 2023

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss the current state of the…

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Posted in Termination

Layoffs Involve Some Strict Rules with a Bit of Employer Discretion

Due to a number of reasons, we are going to have to lay off a few employees. I have heard that there are certain rules…