As workplaces resume in-person operations, or at least consider doing so, there are many questions about the rules and requirements. However, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has published a lengthy Q&A to help make sure everyone knows how to proceed. Managers and employees may want to review the entire document, but can get started with […]
IRS Adjusts HSA Limits for 2022
As it does each year, the IRS has announced changes for health savings accounts, which are associated with high-deductible health plans. The figures for 2022: Self-only: $3,650 (a $50 increase from 2021). Family: $7,300 (a $100 increase from 2021). According to the Society for Human Resource Management, the government bases its decision on the Consumer […]
Ethical Behavior in the Workplace, Everything You Should Know
Everything You (HR Manager or Employee) Should Know About Ethical Behavior in the Workplace In the workplace, ethical behavior is the legal and moral code guiding all employee behavior and culture. Being a successful professional requires more than just wearing a nice suit and tie, of course. Business leaders need to set clear guidelines for […]
COVID-19 and California Employment Law: 4 Advantages to Hiring HR Support Services
Advantages to Hiring HR Support Services for Navigating Covid Are you wondering if your California based business could benefit from HR support services? There are tons of benefits that come with hiring an outsourced HR team consultant to help you improve the functioning of your business. Hiring local HR services can help you navigate employment […]
10 FSLA Mistakes You don’t want to make
All Human Resources Managers have a responsibility to their organization and their employees to full understand the guidelines of FSLA. In our mission to support your role as the Human Resource Manager, we have outlined the 10 biggest mistakes we have seen lead companies into class action lawsuits. Don’t make these FSLA mistakes! Providing Compensatory […]
Can Employees Discuss Wages with eachother?
It’s tempting for employers to put rules in the company handbook informing employees that they are prohibited from discussing wages and benefits with coworkers. Such policies often warn employees that violators will be subject to discipline up to and including termination. But prohibiting employees from discussing wages and pay is an illegal practice. The California […]
What is the Voluntary Classification Settlement Program?
The Voluntary Classification Settlement Program is a new optional program that provides employers with an opportunity to reclassify their workers as employees whom they have previously treated as independent contractors. The employer will be required to pay only a fraction of the federal employment taxes that it would have owed for the workers if they […]