Category: Hiring

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

Factors to Keep in Mind When Rehiring Furloughed Employees

We are gearing up to restart our business soon. We furloughed several employees. Are there any concerns about rehiring? When we furloughed these people, we…

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Posted in Hiring

Limits to Conducting Background Checks on Job Applicants

My company uses a background check company to conduct background checks on our applicants. Recently, I received a report that included a felony conviction from…

The COVID-19 national emergency declaration has affected the H-1B Visa process.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Hiring

COVID-19 Impacts H-1B Visa Applications, Processing

As of noon, Eastern time on March 20, the initial (and brand-spankin’ new) 2021 H-1B Visa application process officially closed, and the U.S. Citizenship and…

The USCIS is working its way toward a more efficient and effective H-1B cap selection process.
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Posted in Hiring

Simplified H-1B Visa Application Process Starts March 1

This year, applying for one of those 85,000 H-1B visas begins a month earlier than in years past — and requires a lot less work…

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Posted in Hiring

Upcoming Webinar Addresses Tight Labor Market

The tight labor market is showing no signs of weakening. HR managers are struggling to fill jobs — often for several weeks — because the…

Register now for this free webinar on February 25, 2020, at 10 a.m. Pacific Time.
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Posted in Hiring

Free Webinar on New Joint-Employer Rule

Confused about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new joint-employer rule? Not sure how this new rule applies to your business? You’re not alone. The…

See how this new joint-employer rule affects California employers.
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Posted in Hiring

New Joint Employer Rule under Fair Labor Standards Act

On January 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule updating its regulations regarding joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards…

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Posted in Discrimination Hiring

Veterans Day: Don’t Forget Skills Military Veterans Bring to Workforce

Veterans Day is next Monday, November 11. As we recognize and thank the brave men and women in the armed forces, we also recognize the…

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Posted in Hiring

Plan Now to Hire Temporary Holiday Season Workers

The busy holiday season is fast approaching, and with unemployment rates low and temporary worker demand high, finding qualified temporary help may be challenging this…

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Posted in Compensation Hiring

Franchisors Not Liable for Franchisee’s Labor Violations, Ninth Circuit Rules

Recently, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important wage and hour decision related to joint employment, particularly for franchisors (Salazar, et al. v….