Posts Tagged ‘employees’

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 middle of a hiring process. In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank discusses employee “ghosting” with attorney and employment law expert Jennifer […]

29 May 19 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - 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 […]

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Handling Summer Vacation Requests

Summer is generally a busy time of year for vacation requests. Employees want to take advantage of the good weather, and kids are out of school – allowing time for families to take summer vacations together. It might not always be possible for employers to grant specific vacation dates requested, especially if employees request the […]

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Beware of Wayward Cantaloupes

A former Los Angeles Unified School District Police officer was arrested for workers’ compensation fraud for inflating work-related injuries caused by a “wayward cantaloupe.”  While patrolling a school campus on his bicycle, the officer ran over the cantaloupe and lost control of his bicycle. He originally claimed that he injured his right knee, foot and […]

21 May 14 - Workers' Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Potential Expansion of Employment Authorization

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced two proposals designed to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants as part of the U.S. workforce. The first proposal relates to “H-4 dependents” (spouses and unmarried children under the age of 21) of H-1B nonimmigrant workers. Under current regulations, the DHS does not list H–4 dependents […]

15 May 14 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »