Tag: San Francisco

Holiday party

‘Tis the Season: Survey Reveals Cities with the Best and Worst Office Holiday Parties

When it comes to office holiday celebrations, not all parties are created equal. In a recent survey by staffing firm OfficeTeam, workers from 27 major U.S. cities were asked to describe their company holiday parties and rate them on several factors. While 36% of overall respondents describe these celebrations as fun, the results show that […]


New California Laws and HR Trends for 2017 and Beyond

Each year, California employers are faced with the task of keeping up with a whole new round of labor laws and regulations, most of them courtesy of the state legislature. This year is no exception, with many changes occurring midyear.  Staying up to date and ensuring compliance with these ever-changing state, local, and federal laws […]


A 6-Figure Salary Isn’t Enough to Make Ends Meet, Especially Here!

When you hear that someone brings home a 6-figure salary, do you immediately envision a jet-setting CEO or C-suite executive? If so, you’re not alone, but the reality is that some people who take home 6-figures are actually worse off than you might think, especially if they’re living in one particular location.


Go Nuts for These Donuts and Give Me a Job

A few weeks ago, HRSBT reported on the various résumé blunders HR professionals encounter on a daily basis. When we are bombarded with typos, inaccuracies, and spam, it is refreshing to see a job candidate actually take the time to make sure his or her résumé stands out among the rest (and that he or […]


A $15 California Minimum Wage?

Most California employers will see the state’s minimum wage reach $15 an hour by 2022 if reports of a deal in the state legislature materialize as expected. Some businesses and industries may be impacted more than others—how will the proposed wage increases affect your company?


California: It’s the Golden State … for Paid Sick Leave Mistakes!

“Welcome to the Republic of California,” says Allison West, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, “Or, as some like to say, the People’s Republic of California.” The Golden State is known for confounding many an HR professional with its uniquely labyrinthine employment law codes, and West shared her advice regarding developments in California legislation at the Society for […]


San Francisco Retail Workers’ Bill of Rights to be implemented July 1

by Mark I. Schickman San Francisco’s new Retail Workers’ Bill of Rights is set to be implemented July 1, meaning many retail employers will have new obligations that go beyond areas that have previously been regulated. The new law covers any retail establishment with 20 or more workers that shares a “formula” with at least […]