Posts Tagged ‘webinar’

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November Webinar Prepares Employers for AB 5’s New ‘ABC’ Test

AB 5, the sweeping new law recently signed by Governor Gavin Newsom, dramatically changes how employers classify workers as independent contractors or employees, starting January 1, 2020. The new employee classification test the California Supreme Court adopted last year in the Dynamex ruling affects nearly every sector of the California economy. “While AB 5 exempts […]

17 Oct 19 - Independent Contractor - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Not All Salaried Employees Are Exempt; June’s Webinar Explains Why

A high salary doesn’t automatically make an employee exempt in California, and neither does a fancy job title. California and federal rules on classifying an employee as exempt are tricky and often misunderstood. Classification mistakes are highly litigated and extremely costly for employers. Misclassify an employee as exempt and you could face a back-pay nightmare […]

4 Jun 19 - Exempt/Nonexempt - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Webinar on the Challenge of Creating Effective Work Schedules in California

Under California’s watchful eye, specific laws regulate the hours and days that nonexempt employees work. Many wonder if the state will eventually follow the trend in California cities of predictive or advanced scheduling. Optimal schedules are always the goal to retain good employees. But staffing a workforce can be unpredictable, and employers need some flexibility […]

5 Apr 19 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

True to Form, Our I-9 Webinar Fills You in

When hiring any employee, employers are required by federal immigration law to verify that person’s identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. by completing the Form I-9. Both a complex and detailed process, the Form I-9 comes with 15 pages of instructions issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). It’s a process that […]

13 Mar 19 - Form I-9 - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Rest Assured, Our February 21 Webinar Provides Clarity

Think it’s OK in California if a nonexempt employee occasionally misses a meal break or takes a late lunch? What about letting that employee combine the two required 10-minute rest breaks? Misunderstandings about California’s meal and rest break rules—including requiring employees to stay onsite—expose employers to expensive litigation. Vague meal and rest break policies left […]

31 Jan 19 - Meal and Rest Break - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »