Archive for the ‘Workplace Policies’ Category

CalChamber Renews Fight Against Five Job Killer Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce today announced it is continuing the battle against five job killer bills that are moving again as the 2020 legislative session begins. This includes two employment-related bills which would provide a new leave of absence and limit employers’ ability to maintain a safe workplace.  CalChamber’s full list of 2020 job […]

13 Jan 20 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Your HR Recommendations Being Dismissed? Helpful Tips on What to Do

Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace. Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies that comply with state and federal laws, the advice HR professionals provide can be an invaluable asset to businesses. Sometimes, however, HR professionals can be perceived as simply wanting to ruin […]

9 Jan 20 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

NLRB Restores Employers’ Right to Restrict Company Email Use

In a recent decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in Caesars Entertainment that barring the use of company email system for non-business purposes didn’t violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). This decision largely restores the right for employers to restrict the use of company email for non-business purposes, reversing the 2014 Purple […]

6 Jan 20 - Workplace Policies - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Temporary Restraining Order Granted Against AB 51

Yesterday, in a lawsuit filed by CalChamber and a business coalition challenging the constitutionality of AB 51, District Court Judge Kimberly Mueller granted a temporary restraining order (TRO) to prevent AB 51 from going into effect on January 1, 2020. AB 51 is the bill that prohibits employers from requiring an arbitration agreement as a […]

31 Dec 19 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Common Workplace-Related Holiday Questions

Multiple holiday and happenings collide in December, including Hanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s. Here are a few common workplace-related holiday questions, along with the answers you need to simplify things. The holiday season is our busiest time — are we required to offer paid holidays? Nope. State and federal wage and hour laws don’t […]

18 Dec 19 - Workplace Policies - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »