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…

Juneteenth
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Posted in Holiday Pay

Employers Not Required to Provide Holiday Pay for Federal Holidays

Now that Juneteenth (June 19) has become a federal holiday, are we required to provide holiday pay to our employees for that day? When President…

hotel worker - right of recall
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

California’s COVID-19 Right of Recall Guidance Released

California’s limited COVID-19 right of recall law (SB 93) has been in effect since Governor Gavin Newsom signed it on April 16, 2021 — and…

Aug. 23 deadline
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Posted in Reporting Requirements

EEO-1 Reporting Deadline Extended

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has extended the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 reporting deadline to August 23, 2021. All employers with 100 or…

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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…

840
Posted in Compensation Hiring

Employees Paid Less for Working Remotely Would Quit

Over the past year-plus, full-time remote work has become the norm for many workers, and employees want to maintain this option post-pandemic — but they…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Quick Overview of Changes to COVID-19 Emergency Standard

I read that the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) adopted a revised version of the Emergency Temporary Standard for employee safety regarding the…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Don’t Deny Vacation Due to Recent Use of COVID Sick Leave

My employee used most of her COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave over the last couple of weeks. Now she wants to take a week’s vacation….

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Revisions Now in Effect

After some recent back and forth on revisions to the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards, the Occupational Safety…