Archive for the ‘General’ Category

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 »

March Madness Can Improve Office Morale

Your employees are very likely filling out their March Madness brackets right now. This year, the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) 81st annual college basketball tournament – dubbed March Madness – runs March 19 through April 8. In 2019, March Madness will cost employers an estimated $13.3 billion in lost productivity, according to a recent […]

18 Mar 19 - General - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

IRS Releases Common 2019 Tax Scams to Be Aware Of

To help businesses and taxpayers prepare for the federal tax filing deadline next month, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is releasing information on 12 common tax scams to be aware of this year. As many of these scams peak during the filing season, the IRS annually launches a “Dirty Dozen” campaign, highlighting one common […]

15 Mar 19 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Launches The Workplace Podcast: First Episode Discusses Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Today the California Chamber of Commerce launched The Workplace, a podcast that provides expert and entertaining commentary on issues critical to California employers and employees. Episodes will be released each Wednesday and include discussions about California employment laws, legislative proposals, and national and state politics. Episode 1 deals with sexual harassment in the workplace and […]

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