Category: Hiring

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Labor Shortage Prompts Retirees’ Return to Workforce

California’s labor shortage is immense. A recent column in CalMatters noted that while the state has one of the highest unemployment rates, employers also “have hundreds…

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Diversity in Hiring: Discrepancy Exists Between Intent, Action

In California, diversity in the workplace has been a hot topic in recent years. Not only did then-Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. sign a bill…

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Employers Take Note: Increased Enforcement of California’s Fair Chance Act

On October 20, 2021, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced a new effort to identify and correct violations of California’s Fair Chance Act in…

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Survey: One-Third of Americans Lie on Their Resumes

As 65 percent of U.S. workers seek new employment, according to the latest PwC US Pulse Survey, employers should be mindful of resumes coming in….

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Posted in Hiring Workplace Policies

9th Circuit Allows California’s Ban on Mandatory Arbitrations to Proceed

On September 15, 2021 in a split decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated a preliminary injunction that prohibited California from…

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Common Virtual, In-Person Interview Mistakes

As job interviews shifted from in-person to virtual over the last year and a half, the common mistakes applicants may make also changed. According to…

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Posted in Form I-9 Hiring

What to Do When Employee’s I-9 Work Authorization Document Expired

Can an employee work beyond the expiration date of a work authorization document? The answer to the question depends on whether the right to work…

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Posted in Discrimination Hiring

Bias, Discrimination Concerns Over Video Resume Platform

Following the release of a survey that found video chat proficiency to be the most in-demand job skill right now, social media platform Tik Tok…

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California Court Ruling Could Complicate Background Checks

California employers should take note of a recent appellate court case that could complicate employment background checks. When conducting background checks, it’s common to search…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

California’s COVID-19 Right of Recall Guidance Released

California’s limited COVID-19 right of recall law (SB 93) has been in effect since Governor Gavin Newsom signed it on April 16, 2021 — and…