Author: Jessica Mulholland

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Not Providing COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Is Costly for Employers

As of March 29, 2021 — and retroactive to January 1, 2021 — employers with 26 or more employees have been required to provide 80…

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Posted in Harassment

Sexual Harassment Survey on Gender, Training Effectiveness

Men and women’s idea of what constitutes sexual harassment differ significantly, according to a recent study that examines employee reactions to the sexual harassment prevention…

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Posted in Discrimination Hiring

Bias, Discrimination Concerns Over Video Resume Platform

Following the release of a survey that found video chat proficiency to be the most in-demand job skill right now, social media platform Tik Tok…

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Posted in Discrimination

Addressing Age Discrimination in Employment

Ageism in employment — a bias against workers 40 years of age and older — is experienced more during the job search process than in…

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Posted in Compensation Hiring

Employees Paid Less for Working Remotely Would Quit

Over the past year-plus, full-time remote work has become the norm for many workers, and employees want to maintain this option post-pandemic — but they…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Revisions Now in Effect

After some recent back and forth on revisions to the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards, the Occupational Safety…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

COVID-19 Pandemic Contributed to Career Setbacks, Research Shows

When the COVID-19 pandemic started in early 2020, California businesses faced difficult choices to preserve their companies while maintaining their workforce — but many workers…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Celebrating Safe Jobs for Youth Month

As the school year will soon come to a close, teens will embark on another summer affected by COVID-19 — and many may be looking…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

How to Submit 2019, 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data

As reported in late March, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection began on Monday, April 26, 2021 — and employers have…

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Posted in Compensation

Employers Open to Salary Negotiations, Employees Less Comfortable Asking

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, 89 percent of U.S. employers are open to negotiating salary for either some or all positions once a job offer…