Author: Jessica Mulholland

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Posted in Hiring

Veterans Day Reminder: Veterans Bring Skills, Expertise Year-Round

An estimated 18.8 million veterans live in the United States, and according to the California Legislative Analyst’s Office, more veterans live in California — about…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Remote Hiring Ramps Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its eighth month, face coverings and social distancing are still required in public places, indoor dining is still prohibited in…

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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Salary, Retaining Talent Concerns During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the ability to retain valued staff is a primary concern among senior management, according to a new Robert Half survey…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Strategies to Limit COVID-19-Related Workplace Violence

As governments and businesses implement and attempt to enforce policies to help slow COVID-19’s spread, violent conflicts are erupting nationwide as some people refuse to…

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Posted in Health and Safety Workplace Safety

California Wildfires: Employee Pay, Smoke Protection

As of August 19, more than 360 wildfires were simultaneously raging across California, destroying property and prompting evacuation of hundreds of thousands of residents. On…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California Releases ‘Employer Playbook for a Safe Reopening’

On July 24, 2020, when the reported number of COVID-19 cases in California surpassed 425,000, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new playbook — called the…

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Posted in General

Beware of New Unemployment Insurance Scams

As the nation continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, including an 11.1 percent unemployment rate in June, a new threat has emerged — unemployment…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Employers Can’t Require COVID-19 Antibody Testing

As California’s economy continues to reopen, and workplaces start allowing employees to re-enter, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently updated its COVID-19 guidance,…

Gym patrons will be asked to wear a face covering during their workouts.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California Eases Into ‘Expanded Stage 2’ Reopening

On June 5, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that with certain modifications, schools, day camps, bars and gyms in approved counties could reopen as soon…

Use this free flow chart to determine whether a presumption of COVID-19 in your worker applies.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workers' Compensation

COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Claim Presumption Flowchart

In early May, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order extending workers’ compensation benefits to California employees who contract COVID-19 while working outside of their…