Archive for the ‘Workplace Policies’ Category

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 of events highlighted in three recent news stories: The first recounts a company’s job announcement seeking “preferably Caucasian” candidates; the second involves an employer’s attempt to establish a no-touching workplace; […]

21 May 19 - Harassment, Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Game of Thrones Finale: Are Workplace Distractions Helpful or Harmful?

The long-awaited “Game of Thrones” (GOT) series finale is Sunday; on Monday, your employees may either be distracted as they compare notes of who finally sits on the Iron Throne or miss work completely. Cultural phenomena like GOT can distract employees at work, but while these disruptions may cost employers lost productivity, they can also […]

17 May 19 - Workplace Policies - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

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 Shaw to discuss how legalization of marijuana is impacting both workers and business owners in California. The two employment law experts dive into details about the profound impact that legalization […]

10 May 19 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Podcast: What’s Your Question for the Labor Law Helpline?

California’s complex employment laws prompted 22,000 calls to the CalChamber Labor Law Helpline in 2018. On the latest episode of CalChamber’s The Workplace podcast, CalChamber President Allan Zaremberg and Erika Frank, CalChamber Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, discuss the most frequently asked questions — a good indicator of the compliance issues […]

26 Apr 19 - Training, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Your Employees May Be Filing Their Taxes at Work

Tax day is today! Whether you’ve had to pay or received a refund, one thing is certain – your employees have most likely been working on their taxes while on the job! Forty-three percent of workers say it’s common for employees to prepare their taxes during business hours, according to a new Accountemps survey. Additionally, […]

15 Apr 19 - Workplace Policies - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »