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Be Prepared for Excessive Heat Across California

It’s hot outside — really hot. The National Weather Service has issued excessive heat warnings for many parts of California, including San Diego, Stanislaus and Kern counties. While the scorching heat affects everyone, it can be deadly for outdoor workers. Cal/OSHA urges employers to ensure they are implementing their emergency response procedures at outdoor workplaces […]

Aug 16 2019 - Workplace Safety - Vannessa Maravilla Read More »

California Law for Employers Located Out of State Part of Fall Seminar Lineup

Fall is almost here but now’s the time to secure your seat for CalChamber’s HR compliance seminars. Are you a company headquartered outside of California with employees in California? On October 3, 2019, join our employment law experts in Los Angeles for a comprehensive review of California’s most litigated employment laws, plus a thorough look […]

Aug 15 2019 - General - HRWatchdog Read More »

What Employers Should Know About the Expiring Form I-9

You may have noticed that the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification expires at the end of August. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is working on updating the form, but it may not happen until after the expiration date. On March 1, 2019, the USCIS proposed extending the current version of the Form I-9 […]

Aug 13 2019 - Form I-9 - Katie Culliton Read More »

When Should a ‘Temp’ Become a Regular Employee?

I hired a number of employees to work on a short-term project for me. I classified them as “temporary” and therefore not eligible for benefits (other than paid sick leave). The project keeps getting extended though, and many of those employees have now been working for me for several months. At what point do I […]

Aug 12 2019 - Hiring - HRWatchdog Read More »

Workers Want Money, Money, Money

Forty-three percent of workers plan to look for a new job in the next 12 months, according to a recent Robert Half survey. This may explain why 81 percent of employers are concerned about keeping their valued employees, including 33 percent of employers who are very concerned. The top four strategies companies are using to […]

Aug 9 2019 - General - Katie Culliton Read More »