Archive for the ‘Workplace Policies’ Category

Visible tattoos and non-traditional hair color are now acceptable in more workplaces.

Employees’ Biggest Office Offenses in the Modern Workplace

Office etiquette standards and views have evolved in today’s modern workplace. Some of what was considered inappropriate back then (casual dress and non-traditional piercings) is now acceptable, according to a recent Accountemps survey. Yet, bad language, pets and political décor continue to be employees’ biggest workplace offenses. Ninety-one percent of managers surveyed agreed that workplaces […]

23 Jan 20 - Workplace Policies - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Podcast Shares Questions Asked Most Often at Employment Law Updates Seminars

The California Chamber of Commerce employment law team has been on the road throughout January, conducting Employment Law Updates seminars and explaining changes that transpired over the previous year that impact workplace practices and policies. In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law experts […]

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

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 »