Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Flex Schedules, Early Fridays Top Employees’ Summer Wish List

Summer days are just around the corner, calling for relaxed schedules and a yearning to be outside. During this time, many workers wish for summer perks from their employers so they can enjoy the warm weather while remaining productive at work. Flexible scheduling and early office closings on Fridays are on the top of employees’ […]

28 May 19 - General - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Direct Deposit Scam Targets Payroll, HR

Payroll and HR departments are now popular targets for criminals. They could inadvertently give criminals access to an employee’s paycheck without the employee knowing and end up costing your company thousands of dollars. The direct deposit scam is the latest trick hitting these departments. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and law enforcement are warning employers […]

14 May 19 - General - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Celebrating Small (But Mighty) Businesses

National Small Business Week 2019 shines a spotlight on 30 million small businesses from May 5 to May 11. Each year since 1963, the president has announced National Small Business Week to recognize the critical contributions of America’s small business owners and entrepreneurs. Small businesses employ nearly half of all Americans and create about two […]

8 May 19 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Webinar on the Challenge of Creating Effective Work Schedules in California

Under California’s watchful eye, specific laws regulate the hours and days that nonexempt employees work. Many wonder if the state will eventually follow the trend in California cities of predictive or advanced scheduling. Optimal schedules are always the goal to retain good employees. But staffing a workforce can be unpredictable, and employers need some flexibility […]

5 Apr 19 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Releases 2019 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual Job Killer list, which includes 24 bills that would harm California’s economic growth and job creation should they become law. “These bills represent some of the worst policy proposals affecting California employers and our economy currently being considered by Legislature,” said CalChamber President Allan Zaremberg. “Some […]

4 Apr 19 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »