Archive for the ‘Hiring’ Category

Tall Tales from the Hiring Process: Employers Spot Résumé Lies

The available labor pool is tightening, and you may be eager to fill empty or new positions at your business. But, this eagerness shouldn’t cause you to rush the recruitment process. According to a report from Career Builder, three-quarters of hiring managers have caught job seekers lying on their résumés. In fact, some résumés lacked […]

28 Aug 18 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

“Ban-the-Box,” Baby Bonding Regulations Moving Forward

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) is currently considering amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to address two fairly recent laws — the New Parent Leave Act (NPLA) and the statewide ban-the-box law — both of which became effective on January 1, 2018. Baby Bonding Integration The draft regulations integrate […]

24 Aug 18 - Hiring, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Court Puts Parts of California’s New Workplace Immigration Law on “ICE”

California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act (AB 450) provides California workers with certain protections from immigration enforcement while on the job. This law went into effect on January 1, 2018, but the federal Department of Justice challenged the law, plus several other California “sanctuary state” laws. Yesterday, a federal district judge generally allowed most of California’s […]

6 Jul 18 - Form I-9, Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Summer Seasonal Hiring Expected to Increase

Forty-one percent of employers plan to hire seasonal workers for the summer and 88 percent expect to transition some of those summer hires into permanent roles, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. Why are employers transitioning workers from seasonal to permanent? “Employers are grappling with a tough hiring environment, and summer workers are reaping the […]

13 Jun 18 - Hiring - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that class action waivers contained in employment arbitration agreements are enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and do not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) (Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, Nos. 16-285, 16-300, 16-307 (May 21, 2018)). Background In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the […]

24 May 18 - Hiring, Labor Relations - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »