Author: Katie Culliton

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Posted in Compensation

2022 Computer Software Employee, Licensed Physician/Surgeon Exemption Rates

As 2022 gets closer, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has released the 2022 rate changes for the computer software employees exemption and the licensed physicians and…

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Posted in Compensation

2022 Social Security Taxable Wage Base

The Social Security taxable wage base for 2022 will increase to $147,000 from $142,800, according to a recent announcement from the Social Security Administration (SSA)….

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Posted in Hiring

Common Virtual, In-Person Interview Mistakes

As job interviews shifted from in-person to virtual over the last year and a half, the common mistakes applicants may make also changed. According to…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

EEO-1 Final Filing Deadline Extended

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has extended the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 filing deadline one last time to Monday, October 25, 2021. As…

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Posted in Heat Illness Workplace Safety

Hot Temperatures Can Lead to More Workplace Injuries

An Institute of Labor Economics study gathered 18 years of California’s workers’ compensation system claims and compared it to the daily temperature data, and found…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break

Workplace Productivity: Coffee Breaks, Hiding in Bathrooms to Kill Time

In California, nonexempt employees are entitled to a 10-minute rest break for every four hours worked or “major fraction thereof,” as well as a 30-minute…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

VETS-4212 Filing Season Now Open

Federal contractors and subcontractors must submit the VETS-4212 report on their affirmative action efforts in employing veterans — and the time to do so is…

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Posted in Hiring Workplace Policies

Employees Are Quitting in Record Numbers — Here’s How to Keep Them

In April 2021, a record all-time high of 4 million people quit their jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) — this…

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Posted in Discrimination

EEOC’s Resources on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Workplace Rights

It’s been slightly over one year since the U.S. Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling that any employment decision based, at least in part, on…

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Posted in Heat Illness

Employers With Outdoor Workers, Be Prepared for Hot Weather!

Summer in California often means excessive heat warnings throughout the state; therefore, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) reminds all employers to…