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5 Reasonable Accommodation Pitfalls to Avoid in California

While most employers in California are aware they have a duty to accommodate the disabilities of qualified individuals, many struggle with the specifics of when an accommodation is required and how the accommodation process should work from a legal perspective.

10 Tips to Make Telecommuting Effective for Your Business

Did you know that 60% of companies currently offer some type of telecommuting benefit to their employees?  And that 1/3 of employees report that they’d be willing to take a pay in exchange for telecommuting benefits? Whether you already have a telecommuting program in place or you’re considering offering any form of an off-site benefit […]

Protecting Women in the California Workplace

Homicide is a leading cause of work-related death for women, second only to roadway incidents.  The statistics surrounding workplace violence and women are staggering, and as an employer in California, it is your legal responsibility to protect your employees. In 2014, Senate Bill 400 went into effect, prohibiting California employers from firing or discriminating against […]

With Worksite Enforcement Increasing, I-9 Compliance Is Essential

HR departments can expect to see the number of worksite enforcement investigations skyrocket in 2018 given the U.S. government’s renewed focus on immigration. This makes Form I-9 compliance essential for companies looking to avoid the headaches and fines that can accompany an I-9 inspection. While most HR professionals understand the importance of I-9 compliance, many […]

2018 HR Compliance Danger Zones

When Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, no one knew what to expect when it came to regulatory compliance. But now that we’re a full year into President Trump’s first term, we’re learning more about what we can expect in the years to come. From paid sick leave to immigration and everywhere in between, […]

2018 Immigration Trends Report

Even as the Trump administration places tighter restrictions on work authorizations and more closely scrutinizes individual visa applications – and borders tighten around the world – U.S. companies report that sourcing foreign talent remains critical to their success. That is among the findings of Envoy’s Third Annual Immigration Trends Report. Conducted by The Harris Poll, […]

Increasing Benefit Engagement

5 Ways Technology Can Improve Employees’ Benefits Connection & Satisfaction Benefits are one of the most important and influential factors affecting employees’ job satisfaction. 84% of employees that are highly satisfied with their benefits also say they are highly satisfied with their job. Given this encouraging correlation, fostering year-round engagement with your offering is a […]

2018 HR Trends Report

Discover the human capital practices that are setting leading HR departments apart. It’s important to separate new and effective HR best practices from fads to help prioritize initiatives that will provide maximum impact for the organization. Highlights from the McLean & Company 2018 trends report includes: In a departure from previous years, culture was identified […]

4 Tips to Combat the High Cost of Employee Disengagement

According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace survey report, only 33% of employees are engaged at work. This means two-thirds of your workforce are disengaged! If all these workers aren’t invested in your organizational values and goals; what is this doing to your bottom line?  Employee Engagement Expert, Jill Christensen, will provide you with 4 tips to curbing employee […]