Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Manners Make an Employee

You spend up to 40 hours a week (and maybe more) with your co-workers so workplace etiquette, an unofficial code of conduct, can affect both your work environment and professional life. Minding your workplace manners can be tricky though as workplace cultures differ as do the opinions of your managers and fellow co-workers. According to […]

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

Three Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Pass to Second House

Last Friday was the deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced. Only five job killer bills subject to the first house deadline have passed to the second house. A bill dealing with wage statement penalties was stopped on the Assembly Floor. These three employment-related job killer bills have advanced to […]

4 Jun 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Nothing Small About Small Business

National Small Business Week is this week, shining a spotlight on 30 million small businesses in the United States. 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 […]

4 May 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Releases 2018 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual list of job killer bills, calling attention to the negative impact that 21 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery should they become law. “Each bill on this year’s job killer list poses a threat to certainty for employers and investors in […]

5 Apr 18 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

IRS, FBI Warn of W-2 Phishing Scam

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently warned payroll and human resources professionals of a dangerous Form W-2 phishing scam that victimized hundreds of organizations and thousands of employees during the last two tax seasons — and this season is no different. The scam goes like this: Cybercriminals identify your […]

27 Feb 18 - General - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »