Author: Jessica Mulholland

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

California Extends Indoor Mask Mandate Through February 15

Less than a month after the California Department of Health (CDPH) announced the requirement that all individuals must wear face coverings in all “indoor public…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CDPH Mandates Vaccine Boosters for Health Care, Direct Care Workers

Prior to the California Department of Health’s (CDPH) isolation and quarantine guidance update, the department released two orders that may have flown under some people’s…

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Posted in Form I-9

Form I-9 Document Inspection Flexibility Extended into 2022

When hiring new employees, employers are required by federal law to use the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification to verify employment eligibility — and to physically examine…

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Posted in Hiring

Diversity in Hiring: Discrepancy Exists Between Intent, Action

In California, diversity in the workplace has been a hot topic in recent years. Not only did then-Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. sign a bill…

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Posted in Health and Safety

Empathic Leaders Help Thwart Burnout, Drive Engagement and Innovation

Following more than a year in which work and personal lines were severely blurred, causing employee burnout and leading to the “Great Resignation,” new research…

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Posted in Hiring

Survey: One-Third of Americans Lie on Their Resumes

As 65 percent of U.S. workers seek new employment, according to the latest PwC US Pulse Survey, employers should be mindful of resumes coming in….

Closing office space
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Nearly 70 Percent of Businesses Permanently Closed Office Space

Roughly a year and a half after the COVID-19 pandemic sent Americans into isolation and shifted many employees’ offices to remote locations (i.e., their homes),…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Remember: Vaccinated or Not, Workers Should Wear Face Coverings Indoors

Roughly a month ago, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings requiring that individuals in certain…

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Posted in Harassment Privacy

Reporting to HR, Workplace Surveillance and the Employer-Employee Relationship

With the rise in remote work over the last year and a half, a new trend has emerged: American workers are increasingly fearful of employer…

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Posted in Compensation

Employers Change Tactics to Attract New Employees

Eighty-two percent of employers say they perceive a talent shortage — many of whom offered signing bonuses to new employees as a short-term fix for this shortage,…