Tag: workplace policies

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Posted in Workplace Policies

When Secret Santa Stops at the Office

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” as the song goes. Holiday parties, potlucks, and other festivities, including the well-known tradition of “Secret Santa.”…

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Posted in General

CalChamber Symposium Attendees Learn About Top Workplace Issues

More than 200 human resources professionals attended the annual California Chamber of Commerce HR Symposium in Huntington Beach on Friday, November 8. The day-long event…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Addressing Workplace Romances After #MeToo

The #MeToo movement has shined a much-needed light on unwanted and unwelcome conduct in the workplace, but consensual romantic workplace relationships continue to be a murkier…

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Posted in Accessibility

International Week of the Deaf and Day of Sign Languages Creates Awareness of Employer Reasonable Accommodation Obligations

September 23 is both the start of International Week of the Deaf, which increases support and awareness of the challenges individuals who are deaf face…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Employees Cannot Recover Wages Under PAGA

The California Supreme Court recently determined that employees cannot recover unpaid wages on behalf of themselves and other aggrieved employees under the Private Attorneys General…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

New Safety Regulations Employers May Need to Know

As the owner of a small manufacturing business, I would like to know if there are any new regulations being considered by the Occupational Safety…

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Posted in General

Best Time for Peak Productivity? Monday Mornings

Happy Monday morning! Right now, your employees are most likely at peak productivity since Monday and Tuesday mornings are the best time for employees to…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

California Prohibits Discrimination Based on Hairstyle

On July 3, Governor Gavin Newsom made California the first state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle. The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)…

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Posted in Time Off Workplace Policies

Keep Your Workplace Running Smoothly During Summer Vacations

Hotter temperatures and no school for the kids means many employees are using up their vacation time. In fact, nearly six in 10 workers (58…

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Posted in Health and Safety

Improving Employees’ Mental Health Helps Businesses’ Bottom Line

As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close, employers should know that creating a supportive work environment promoting mental health resources and encouraging employees…