Author: Katie Culliton

Be sure to review the significant changes made to the Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9 (M-274).
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Posted in Form I-9

Updated Form I-9 Handbook for Employers

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its guidance manual, Handbook for Employers, Guidance for Completing the Form I-9 (M-274). This useful manual provides employers…

Read about taking employees’ temperatures and other employment information from the DFEH.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Discrimination Workplace Safety

DFEH Issues Employment Information on COVID-19

As California is working to slow the spread of the COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)…

Anyone can participate in this national DOL online dialogue
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

DOL Needs Employers’ Input for New Leave Laws

Everything is moving fast as COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, is triggering changes in our businesses, economy, laws and even families. The federal government…

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Posted in Compensation Workplace Safety

Remember: Spring Forward on Sunday

On Sunday, March 8, be prepared to spring forward — and lose that precious hour between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. This annual practice affects…

Super Bowl Fever Sweeps Through Offices on Monday February 3
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Posted in Time Off

‘Super Bowl Fever’ Sweeps Through Workplaces

Look around at your co-workers today, because, on Monday, it’s very likely several of them won’t be at work. Yes, “Super Bowl Fever” will sweep…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

California Fatal Workplace Injuries Increased in 2018

After several years of declines, in 2018 (the latest data available), California’s workplace fatality rate increased with 422 Californians dying in workplace incidents (up from…

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Posted in General

Top Nine Blog Posts of 2019

Although we are a few days into the new decade, let’s look back at the top HRWatchdog blog posts of 2019. They offer an overview…

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Posted in General

Hate Your Commute? Your Co-Workers Probably Do Too

During Thanksgiving week, your work commute may be a little smoother as some people take the entire week off from work, resulting in fewer cars…

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Posted in General

Show Employees Appreciation Beyond Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is Thursday! Expressing gratitude and appreciation for your employees is one way to celebrate but thanking them throughout the year may be both the…

The IRS raised 401(k) contribution limits for 2020.
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401(k) Contribution Limits Increase for 2020

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released guidance on cost-of-living adjustments affecting contributions to 401(k) plans and other retirement-related items for 2020 because the increase in the…