Tag: hiring

Register Now for HR Boot Camp on May 2-3
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Register Now for HR Boot Camp on May 2-3

Do you know what the “ABC Test” is? Are you aware of what criminal history information is prohibited for job applicants? What about 2024 changes…

EEOC’s Enforcement Efforts
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What Employers Can Learn From EEOC’s Enforcement Efforts

Discrimination in the workplace is, unfortunately, alive and well. In fiscal year 2022, for example, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 73,485 discrimination…

Asking Applicants about Vehicle Ownership May Be Discriminatory
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Asking Applicants about Vehicle Ownership May Be Discriminatory

We’ve experienced challenges with employees being unable to come to work due to car troubles. In job interviews, is it OK to ask an applicant…

Los Angeles County’s New Fair Chance Ordinance
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Los Angeles County’s New Fair Chance Ordinance

Los Angeles County’s new fair chance hiring ordinance aims to ensure that individuals with arrest or conviction records are given fair consideration for employment by…

End of Session Update: 6 CalChamber Job Killer Bills Head to Governor
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End of Session Update: 6 CalChamber Job Killer Bills Head to Governor

California legislators last week approved six bills designated by the California Chamber of Commerce as job killers, which will increase labor costs and create more liability…

artificial intelligence AI
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Using AI in Employment Selection Procedures Guidance

Artificial intelligence (AI) — once only in science fiction and Hollywood movies — is a prevalent tool today in manufacturing, healthcare, marketing and education. Employers…

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Thursday’s Webinar Offers Tips for Recruiting, Hiring

As California’s job market ebbs and flows, recruiting and hiring practices continue to be a critical phase in the employment cycle. Employers should review their…

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CalChamber Launches Foundations of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Course

In today’s workplace, the importance of incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cannot be understated. Specifically, 74 percent of U.S. workers say corporate investment in…

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Best Practices for Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts, and diversity and inclusion consultant Jonathan Mayes discuss best practices for fostering…

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Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether to Pay for Try-Out Time

If we ask a job applicant to demonstrate their job skills during an interview, do we have to pay them for their time? During the…