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Read about taking employees’ temperatures and other employment information from the DFEH.

DFEH Issues Employment Information on COVID-19

As California is working to slow the spread of the COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has created DFEH Employment Information on COVID-19 to provide employers with answers to some burning questions. The DFEH’s FAQs cover a range of questions, including: Whether employers may send employees […]

26 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Discrimination, Workplace Safety - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Celebrate your women employees in one of these three ways.

Celebrate International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History month, and each year, International Women’s Day (IWD) also falls within this month — on March 8. The 2020 Women’s History Month theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote,” which honors women who both fought for women’s suffrage rights and who continue to fight for voting rights of others. The 2020 […]

4 Mar 20 - Discrimination, Harassment - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

The total number of EEOC charges declined slightly from FY 2018.

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 of workplace discrimination charges. In FY 2019, the EEOC had 72,675 charges filed nationwide and 39,110 of them were charges of retaliation. The charges filed with the EEOC were: Retaliation: […]

13 Feb 20 - Discrimination - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

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 value of the skills and expertise veterans bring to the workplace each day. California is home to approximately 1.6 million veterans — the highest veteran population of any state in […]

8 Nov 19 - Discrimination, Hiring - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Sexual Harassment, Benefit Trends, Ageism, Off-Site Work Events — Catch New Podcasts

Missed out on the last few The Workplace podcasts? Catch up now — episodes are only 15 minutes! The Good, Bad and Ugly of Hosting an Off-Site Work Event Off-site work events can help create a more collaborative workforce, but they also come with a range of liability risks. In this episode of The Workplace […]

18 Oct 19 - Benefits, Discrimination, Harassment, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »