Category: Hiring

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Thursday’s Webinar Offers Tips for Recruiting, Hiring

As California’s job market ebbs and flows, recruiting and hiring practices continue to be a critical phase in the employment cycle. Employers should review their…

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H-1B Visa Initial Registration Opens March 1

On Friday, January 27, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the initial registration period for the fiscal year 2024 H-1B visa cap will open at 9 a.m. Pacific on March 1 and run through 9…

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Posted in Discrimination Hiring Workplace Policies

CalChamber Launches Foundations of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Course

In today’s workplace, the importance of incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cannot be understated. Specifically, 74 percent of U.S. workers say corporate investment in…

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Posted in Hiring Termination

FTC Proposed Rule Broadly Prohibits Non-Compete Agreements

Back in July 2021, President Joe Biden issued his Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy, which, among other things, encouraged the Federal…

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Posted in Compensation Hiring

CA Labor Commissioner’s FAQs on Pay Scale Disclosures

As 2023 gets closer, the California Labor Commissioner’s office released FAQs addressing some of employers’ lingering questions about the new pay scale disclosure requirements starting…

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Succession Planning Helps Businesses Prepare for Long-Term Survival

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts is joined by best-selling author and recruiting expert Rikka Brandon to discuss…

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Posted in Discrimination Hiring Workplace Policies

Best Practices for Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and diversity and inclusion consultant Jonathan Mayes discuss best practices for fostering…

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Applicant’s Criminal History Off Limits Until After Making Job Offer

We want to protect our company and staff from criminals. Can we ask applicants if they have a felony conviction in our application or during…

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Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether to Pay for Try-Out Time

If we ask a job applicant to demonstrate their job skills during an interview, do we have to pay them for their time? During the…

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Recruiting Best Practices for a Post-COVID-19 Job Landscape

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and bestselling author and recruiting expert Rikka Brandon discuss hiring best practices…