Author: Katie Culliton

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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…

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Posted in Time Off

Employees Are Ready for Summer Vacations

During the pandemic, employees have been working extra hours, not only during normal workdays but also on holidays, and they now may be suffering from…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements Workplace Safety

Employers Must Still Keep Form 300A After Posting Period Ends

After April 30, employers can remove their Form 300A, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses posting, which they’ve had displayed at their place of…

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Posted in Health and Safety

Alcohol Awareness in the Workplace

Each year, an estimated 500 million workdays are lost to alcohol-related issues, costing $240 billion annually — and 72 percent of that is due to…