Author: Mike McCluskey

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Posted in Harassment

Remote Work Reminder: Don’t Lose Sight of Harassment Prevention Training Obligations

Since the COVID-19 pandemic’s onset, the number of employees working remotely increased dramatically —a trend that’s persisting and trending permanent, as Gallup stated in the fall. With…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break

Remote Work Reminder: Comply With Wage and Hour Laws, Encourage Keeping a Schedule

As remote work continues to be a way of life for many, it’s important to ensure accurate timekeeping for nonexempt employees and comply with wage…

using technology to work remotely
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Social Media

Beyond Email: How Technology Trends Help Newly Remote Work

The COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns have given many thousands of employers — and millions of their employees — a crash course in Zoom, Microsoft Teams and…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

Tips for Easing Employees Back to the Office

As more and more people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, a return to a degree normalcy is finally within sight. Many employers are likely itching…

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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…

exending unemployment insurance
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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…