Category: Hiring

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The Case for Hiring Military Veterans

Military veterans and servicemembers are not only highly trained for professionalism and discipline but also have an accelerated learning curve and respect for procedures —…

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When Should a ‘Temp’ Become a Regular Employee?

I hired a number of employees to work on a short-term project for me. I classified them as “temporary” and therefore not eligible for benefits…

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CalChamber’s New Job Board Helps Decrease Recruitment Costs for Employers

In 2018, 28.6 percent of employees left their jobs for better opportunities, according to a Work Institute report. If the trend continues, one in three…

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New CalChamber Podcast Discusses “Ghosting” In The Workplace

As employers are finding it harder and harder to fill positions, a new problem that is arising is job abandonment and applicants disappearing in the…

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CalChamber Podcast: Texting in the Workplace and Other Cautionary Employment Tales

In last week’s episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law attorney Jennifer Shaw discuss the implications…

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Comment Period Extended for DOL Regular Rate, Joint-Employer Rules

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has extended the comment period for two proposed rules – the regular rate rule and the joint-employer rule. The…

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New CalChamber Podcast: Marijuana and the Workplace

In the newest episode of CalChamber’s podcast, The Workplace, CalChamber General Counsel and Executive Vice President Erika Frank is joined by employment law attorney Jennifer…

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Gender Questions on Job Applications in California

Our job application asks applicants to state their gender. Is that allowed under California law? California law prohibits employers from asking, either directly or indirectly,…

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‘No-Match’ Letters Are Back: What Employers Need to Know

Employers haven’t seen “no-match” letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) since 2012 but that’s about to change. In March 2019, the SSA resumed sending…

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U.S. DOL Proposes Regular Rate, Joint-Employer Regulations

In the last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division has proposed two new rules affecting different employer regulation areas, which…