New Employment Laws- Here Comes 2022!

Question:  As a Human Resources professional, every year I brace myself for new employment laws…


Vaccination Considerations for Job Applicants

Q: I am accepting applications for open job positions.  Can I require new employees to be…


Time to Audit and Update your Wage and Hour Practices

Question:             I am new on the job as a Human Resources generalist.  What do you recommend…


CalSavers: Registration Now Required For All Employers With More Than 50 Employees

Question: Is my employer required to offer a retirement plan? Answer: As of June 30, 2021, eligible…


Back to School Orientation

Question: My kids are going back to school in-person for the first time in over a year.  Their…


Managing a COVID-19 Outbreak in the Workplace

Question: What do I, as an employer, need to do in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak in the…


Cal/OSHA Revised COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards

Question: Has Cal/OSHA adopted new workplace guidelines now that California has opened? Answer:…


Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the COVID-19 Rental Housing Recovery Act Protections for Renters

On June 28, 2021 Governor Newsom signed legislation to extend California’s eviction moratorium…


Changes to Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards and COVID-19 Model Prevention Program

In November 2020, Cal/OSHA issued COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards requiring employers to…


Heat Illness Prevention

Question: I recently purchased a new business, and some of my employees work outside for extended…


Questioning Job Applicants about COVID-19 Vaccination

Question: Can I ask job applicants if they have received the COVID-19 vaccine? Answer: The short…


Revised COVID-19 Workplace Rules

Question:  The economy re-opens in less than a week.  Will the COVID-19 workplace guidelines expire…