Entries by Jason Hedge

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Nuts and Bolts of Documentation

By Jason Hedge Sponsored by INTERWEST Presented by Bonnie Salyer, SHRM-SCP, SPHR and Clark Malak, JD, MA, SPHR How organized are your HR files? What is in there that shouldn’t be? What documents aren’t there and are missing? If you aren’t 100% sure your HR files are in order, you need to be at this […]

Contractor Apocalypse: California Supreme Court Adopts Broad New Misclassification Test

In a groundbreaking decision, the California Supreme Court adopted a new legal standard today that will make it much more difficult for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors, drastically changing the legal landscape across the state. The decision will directly affect the trucking and transportation industry because the workers involved in the case were […]

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2018 California Labor Law Updates

There is a whole new batch of regulations coming our way for California in 2018!  Are you ready? Here are a few of the labor laws that will be changing that could impact you: Immigration enforcement visits “Parental Leave” for mid-sized employers Ban the box bill Salary history prohibition Equal pay Harassment training and poster […]

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Gender Pay Gap Transparency Act: A Push for Equality or a Waste of Time?

Gov. Jerry Brown soon will decide whether California’s big businesses must reveal salary data for male and female employees, a move supporters say will help resolve women’s entrenched pay inequity, but that critics argue would publicly shame businesses. …read more From:: Gender Pay Gap Transparency Act: A Push for Equality or a Waste of Time? […]

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Calif. Harassment Training May Add Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

The California state legislature has approved a bill that would expand required training for supervisors to prevent sexual harassment to include gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation. Employment attorneys told SHRM Online that Gov. Jerry Brown will likely sign the bill. …read more From:: Calif. Harassment Training May Add Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation […]

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10 Branding Commandments for HR Leaders

What would your HR superhero name be? Queen Commonsense, Captain Awesome, Fair Man, The Friendly Enabler? Author and keynoter Kaplan Mobray asked that question of the SHRM Leadership Development Forum as he led them through his 10 principles for building a personal brand. …read more From:: 10 Branding Commandments for HR Leaders       

Northstate SHRM Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession

       Northstate SHRM Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession   REDDING, CA, April 14, 2016 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded Northstate SHRM its prestigious EXCEL Gold Award for the chapter’s accomplishments in 2015. The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and […]