The employee handbook: It sounds so routine, like something that’s been around forever and just needs a quick and easy update every year or so, a task that an HR professional like yourself can handle with ease. But considering the rapidly changing legal landscape and the ever-growing number of ways for employers to find themselves […]
Every week, it seems like there is a shocking new #MeToo or #TimesUp controversy dominating the headlines. Amid these powerful movements, companies must be more vigilant than ever to avoid becoming the next newsworthy story.
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.
California recently enacted two new laws that have major impact on employers and their hiring strategies – Ban-the-Box and Salary History Ban.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]