Author: Vannessa Maravilla

Remind employees to practice good ergonomic habits to avoid injury.
243
Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

Working from Home? Helpful Ergonomic Tips for You and Your Employees

Have you and your employees been working from home the last few weeks? Do your eyes feel strained or your back and neck feel stuck…

98
Posted in Time Off

Workplace Stress Doesn’t Take a Vacation

In the modern workplace, advancements in communications and technology are supposed to make things easier, right? Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. In a recent…

Employee should keep it professional when dating a co-worker.
86
Posted in Harassment Workplace Policies

What to Do When Employees Date

Valentine’s Day is here, and people are dropping serious money to express their affection. This year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that consumers plan…

The total number of EEOC charges declined slightly from FY 2018.
158
Posted in Discrimination

Retaliation Tops EEOC Charges Again

Retaliation still tops the list of most-filed EEOC charges, as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) details in their 2019 Fiscal Year (FY) breakdown…

Visible tattoos and non-traditional hair color are now acceptable in more workplaces.
136
Posted in Workplace Policies

Employees’ Biggest Office Offenses in the Modern Workplace

Office etiquette standards and views have evolved in today’s modern workplace. Some of what was considered inappropriate back then (casual dress and non-traditional piercings) is…

584
Posted in Disabilities

2020 State Disability Insurance Rates Updates

The California State Disability Insurance (SDI) withholding rates are updated for 2020, according to Tax News Update. The employee SDI withholding rate, which includes Paid…

California employers don’t need to have prior knowledge of wage and hour violations to be held liable for a subcontractor’s wage theft.
108
Posted in Compensation Overtime

Contracting for Labor? Employers Cited for Subcontractor’s $1.6 Million in Wage Theft

The Labor Commissioner recently fined two California grocers and their subcontractor more than $1.6 million in wage theft violations. The subcontractor was cited for violations…

130
Posted in Discrimination Hiring

Veterans Day: Don’t Forget Skills Military Veterans Bring to Workforce

Veterans Day is next Monday, November 11. As we recognize and thank the brave men and women in the armed forces, we also recognize the…

Quitting due to bad bosses is more common than you may think.
165
Posted in General

More Employees Quit Because They Don’t Like Their Boss

Unfortunately, many workers have dealt with a bad boss in their career, and in some cases, even quit their job because of them. This kind…

104
Posted in Workplace Safety

White Paper Breaks Down New California Emergency Wildfire Smoke Regulations for Employers

Californians have increasingly experienced more wildfires throughout the state in the last couple of years. Not only are the damages from the fires to homes…