Author: Mike McCluskey

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Hiring Mistakes Costs Up Sharply During COVID

Just about anyone who has worked in HR long enough has made a regrettable hiring decision. In fact, 95 percent of companies reported making mistakes…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Employee Relocation on the Rise

With an accelerated boost from the pandemic, employees are taking advantage of modern technology and moving to locations far from their physical workplaces. And they…

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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Remember to Fall Back on Sunday, November 1

Since our hours of daylight are getting shorter and shorter, daylight saving time (DST) ends this Sunday, November 1. Don’t forget to set your clocks…

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Posted in Benefits COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

EDD Announces Up to 20-Week UI Extension

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has taken action to further assist people who are unemployed due to the economic impact of COVID-19. On July…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Paid Family Leave Time Off

Coronavirus Support Available for Workers, Employers

On Thursday, March 5, California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) clarified employer and employee coverage related to the coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19. The…

All employers, regardless of size, must display a poster describing voting leave requirements at least 10 days before every statewide election.
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Posted in Posters and Notices

Employers’ Election Day Responsibilities

The 2020 California Primary Election is Tuesday, March 3; polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Employers need to be aware of…

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Posted in Posters and Notices

California’s EITC Program Highlighted This Week

Starting January 31 through February 8, 2020, it’s “California’s Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) Awareness Week,” which shines a spotlight on the program that helps…

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Posted in Health and Safety

Power Outage Today? What You Need to Know About Paying Employees

Today, more than one million California residents are expected to be without power due to the first phase of PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff. Expected…

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Posted in Hiring

The Case for Hiring Military Veterans

Military veterans and servicemembers are not only highly trained for professionalism and discipline but also have an accelerated learning curve and respect for procedures —…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Employees’ Expens(ive) Reimbursement Requests

Is a trip to Italy what you expect to see when an employee submits an expense report? How about a brand-new motorcycle? A yacht? A…