Category: Workplace Policies

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Posted in Hiring Workplace Policies

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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Posted in Harassment Hiring Workplace Policies

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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Posted in Workplace Policies

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…

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Posted in Hiring Workplace Policies

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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Posted in Training Workplace Policies

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…

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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…

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Class Action Settlement Doesn’t Prevent Second Lawsuit: Employee Gets Another Bite of Apple

An employee, who was a member of a wage-and-hour class action settlement with her employer, is able to pursue a subsequent lawsuit against her employer…

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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

California Supreme Court Hits Employers in Starbucks Off-the-Clock Work Case

In recent years, employers have faced lawsuits over small, or “de minimis,” amounts of unpaid time spent either before or after the employee clocks in…

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Tank Tops and Flip Flops — Summer Dress Codes

Summer is here! The weather is getting hotter, and while some employees fight over the office temperature, others may angle for a more casual dress…

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Posted in Discrimination Workplace Policies

More Workers Are Postponing Retirement

More than half of all U.S. workers (53 percent) over the age of 60 say they are postponing retirement, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey….