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Posted in General

Celebrating Small Businesses

National Small Business Week is this week. Each year since 1963, the president has announced National Small Business Week to recognize the important contributions of…

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Posted in Harassment Posters and Notices

DFEH Updates Required Harassment Prevention Pamphlet; Issues Guidance

Yesterday, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced an update to the required sexual harassment prevention brochure for California employers detailing California’s legal…

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Posted in Discrimination

Webinar Every California Employer Should Attend

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits discrimination and harassment based on protected classes. The law protects employees and job applicants from bias. While…

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Posted in Minimum Wage Posters and Notices

California Wage Orders Updated

The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) recently updated most of the Wage Orders to reflect the 2017 and 2018 increases in the state minimum wage. The…

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Posted in Discrimination Workplace Policies

70 Is the New 65: Is the Retirement Age Increasing?

Thirty percent of U.S. workers ages 60 and older don’t plan to retire until age 70 or older, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. Another…

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Posted in Benefits

Senate Health Committee to Hear Single-Payer Health Care Job Killer Today

The Senate Health Committee today will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that seeks to establish a government-run, single-payer health care system…

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Posted in Hiring

New Design for Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents On Its Way

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) redesigned the Permanent Resident Card, known as a “green card,” and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD). The USCIS…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

CalChamber Releases 2017 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual list of job killer bills to call attention to the negative impact that 23 proposed measures…

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Posted in Discrimination Workplace Policies

Transgender Regulations On the Move

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments in 2016 to state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations to specifically address protections for…

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Posted in Hiring

Review Form I-9 for Social Security Number Glitch

Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) informed employers that there was a problem with the initial release of the Form I-9, Employment…