North State SHRM News & Legal Updates
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2022 California COVID-19 Supplemental Sick Pay is effective February 19, 2022 and is retroactive to January 1, 2022. The official POSTER and FAQs are now available on the State of California’s website as of February 18, 2022.
Most U.S. employers plan to make controlling rising health care benefit costs a priority over the next three years by pursuing initiatives aimed at making costs more… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/benefits/pages/health-plan-changes-for-2023-look-to-enhance-affordability.aspx
A psychologically safe environment is one in which individuals feel empowered to speak up and take professional risks. Onsite workers are more likely to feel their…
On Sept. 18, California Gov. Newsom signed a law that will prohibit employers from penalizing workers for using marijuana outside of work. The law, effective Jan. 1,… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/california-marijuana-bills-signed.aspx
For many employers, the solution to closing the skills gap may lie in partnering with community and technical colleges to run workforce development programs that tie… https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/all-things-work/pages/employers-partner-with-community-colleges-.aspx
This pet care brand is building an exceptional culture while growing rapidly, thanks in part to its successful employer brand strategy. And though stay-at-home orders certainly played a role in Chewy’s success, it isn’t just the convenience of online shopping that’s driving its transformation. Its employer brand is helmed by Senior Employer Brand Manager Kara…
The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has led to a flurry of confusion and questions from employers. In this Benefits Canada article, McDermott’s Sarah Raaii explains how some states are imposing criminal penalties for anyone who assists with abortion within their borders. “If a court determines state abortion restrictions are generally […]
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