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Top Nine Blog Posts of 2019

Although we are a few days into the new decade, let’s look back at the top HRWatchdog blog posts of 2019. They offer an overview of the most pressing questions HR professionals had in 2019 as well as the major updates and clarifications on confusing topics for California employers. 1. New Required Poster for California […]

8 Jan 20 - General - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

New Year, New Laws

Welcome to 2020! To help you make a smooth transition to the new year, we want you to know that HRCalifornia is fully updated with new HR compliance content on: AB 5, a new law significantly altering the way California law determines whether workers are independent contractors; New lactation accommodation requirements including a required policy; […]

2 Jan 20 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

2019 Wacky Employment Law Situations

We may be overwhelmed with all the new employment-related laws coming January 1, but here are a few light-hearted (and downright wacky) employment law stories and cases that caught our attention this year. Let’s take a moment to remember the oftentimes hilarious human element of employment law is still very much alive. An Emotional Support […]

17 Dec 19 - General - Matthew J. Roberts, Esq. - No CommentsRead More »

You’ll Leave Our New Laws Seminars Well Trained, That’s Fur Sure

That’s what Goldie (HR’s Best Friend) and CalChamber want California employers to know when you attend a 2020 Employment Law Updates seminar in January. Of the 1,042 bills that reached Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk this past fall, 870 were signed into law — many of which will affect workplace practices and policies starting January 1, […]

16 Dec 19 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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Hate Your Commute? Your Co-Workers Probably Do Too

During Thanksgiving week, your work commute may be a little smoother as some people take the entire week off from work, resulting in fewer cars on the road. For the rest of the year, however, you’re not alone if your commute stresses you out before you arrive at work; half of professionals say traveling to […]

26 Nov 19 - General - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »